Swearing In

Dr Philippa Whitford MP took the Oath of Allegiance in the House of Commons chamber on Wednesday 20th May 2015.  The following images are screen shots from the Parliament Live internet feed at the time.

Dr Philippa Whitford MP in the House of Commons chamber taking the Oath of Allegiance in both English and Scots
Dr Philippa Whitford MP taking the Oath of Allegiance in both English and Scots

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Some background on the use of the Scots Oath is to be found on the Scots Language Centre website.

Dr Philippa Whitford MP in the House of Commons, following her swearing in, and now signing the register.
Dr Philippa Whitford MP signing the MPs’ register

 

 

 

 

 

Dr Philippa Whitford MP shaking hands with and talking to the Speaker of the House of Commons following her swearing in as an MP.
Dr Philippa Whitford MP formally meeting the Speaker of the House of Commons

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The following is the archived video of the swearing in session on Wednesday 20th May 2015.

This is a direct link to the parliament live feed of the swearing-in of the MPs on Wednesday 20th May 2015.

Dr Philippa Whitford MP is at approximately 11:42:00 on the timeline

The Hansard entry for the swearing in is here