GENERAL ELECTION 2019
Find out what Philippa's up to during the 2019 General Election campaign and find out more about the work she's been doing for Central Ayrshire since 2015.
On Tuesday 29th October, the UK Parliament voted to hold a UK General Election on 12th December 2019. Accordingly, Parliament will be dissolved at 00hrs01 on Wednesday 6th November 2019. During the dissolution period there are no Members of the UK Parliament. Consequently, strict limitations are imposed on what I can and cannot do during this time and, as a Parliamentary Candidate, I will be unable to take any new cases forward. Please be assured that my team … Click to Read More
During the Child Poverty in Scotland debate in Westminster Hall on 30th October, I intervened seven times during the one and a half hour debate allocation time. Although I wasn’t a formal speaker in the debate, I felt it important to participate given that I was on the committee for the Children’s Future Food Inquiry earlier this year and had … Click to Read More
On 29th October, Parliament had its latest opportunity to put questions to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care. As the Spokesperson for the SNP for Health and Social Care, I automatically get two questions to the Secretary of State. Firstly, I raised the issue how, back in January, the Secretary of State said that he was planning … Click to Read More
On 24th October, I asked the Secretary of State for Transport about the future of aviation post-Brexit in Prestwick in my constituency, which is home to a vibrant aerospace sector. I also took the opportunity to highlight that it has been two and a half years since the Bus Services Act was passed and we are still waiting on to … Click to Read More
Point’s of Order are reserved for calling out MP’s or Minister’s that have not given the correct facts in the Chamber. On October 23rd, I asked for clarification in response to my question to the Cabinet Office that morning in relation to the victims of the Contaminated Blood Scandal. The full text of my question is below. Philippa Whitford On a … Click to Read More
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