Jim Sheridan MP Paisley and Renfrewshire North, Labour


  • Tel 020 7219 8314

  • Email:

  • Website: Jim Sheridan website

  • Constituency address

    Mirren Court Three, Ground Floor, Paisley PA3 4EA United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
Jim Sheridan

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.


  • Born:

  • Positions

    Team PPS, Ministry of Defence 2005-06 (resigned over Lebanon conflict).
  • House of Commons Select Committees

    Panel of Chairs; Culture, Media and Sport.
  • Electoral history

    Member for West Renfrewshire 2001-05, for Paisley and Renfrewshire North since 5 May 2005 general election.
  • Political interests

    Employment rights, welfare, defence, social affairs and foreign affairs.
  • Countries of interest

    Cyprus, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia.

Election record for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Labour 53.93%
Scottish National Party 19.03%
Conservative 14.57%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Sheridan, Jim Labour 23,613 53.93
MacLaren, Mags Scottish National Party 8,333 19.03
Campbell, Alistair Conservative 6,381 14.57
Dobson, Ruaraidh Liberal Democrat 4,597 10.5
Pearson, Gary Independent 550 1.26
Rollo, Chris Scottish Socialist Party 233 0.53
Majority 15,280 votes
Electorate 63,704
Turnout (43,781) 68.73%

Registered interests

Overseas visits: 10-12 August 2008, to Oskarshamn, Sweden, to visit nuclear power and nuclear waste research and storage facilities with the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Nuclear Energy. The costs of the trip were met by E.ON. (Registered 25 August 2008) 12-19 September 2008, to New York State and California, USA, to First Student (yellow school buses) locations on fact-finding visit on Freedom of Association, trade union representation and health and safety. Hotel accommodation, meals and fares paid by First Group plc. (Registered 14 October 2008) 4-10 January 2009, to Taiwan, with the All-Party British Taiwanese Group for meetings with the Taiwanese President, senior ministers, parliamentarians and NGOs to further relations between Britain and Taiwan, as guest of the Taiwanese Government. (Registered 27 January 2009) 2-8 April 2009, to the Republic of Colombia for meetings on human rights, talks with government ministers and leaders of Colombian trade unions. All costs were borne by the campaigning organisation Justice for Colombia. (Registered 21 April 2009)

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