Gavin Newlands was elected as the MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire in 2015, and was subsequently re-elected in 2017. He currently serves as the SNP Westminster Spokesperson for Wales & Northern Ireland, and also as Spokesperson for Sport, in addition to which he chairs the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Scottish Sport.
As as a White Ribbon Ambassador and Chair of the White Ribbon All Party Parliamentary Group he has stressed the important role that men can play in ending the scourge of violence against women and girls. He has campaigned tirelessly for the UK Government to ratify the Istanbul Convention – the gold standard approach to tackling violence against women and girls and domestic violence.
Outside of politics, Gavin is married to Lynn and is father to Emma and Eilidh. In terms of sport, Gavin is currently serving as Honorary Club President of Paisley Rugby Club having played for the club for seventeen years and is a proud St Johnstone fan.
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