Carol Monaghan (born 2 August 1972) is a Scottish National Party (SNP) politician who was elected Member of Parliament (MP) for Glasgow North West in the general election in May 2015. She is the SNP Education, Armed Forces and Veterans spokesperson in the House of Commons.
Monaghan in 2020
|SNP Education, Armed Forces and Veterans Spokesperson|
|Assumed office |
20 June 2017
|Preceded by||Position established|
|Member of Parliament|
for Glasgow North West
|Assumed office |
7 May 2015
|Preceded by||John Robertson|
|Born||2 August 1972|
|Political party||Scottish National Party|
|Alma mater||University of Strathclyde|
Following the 2017 general election, Monaghan was appointed the SNP's Westminster Spokesperson for Education, Armed Forces and Veterans. Monaghan has campaigned for an armed forces representative body on a statutory footing.
Monaghan has campaigned on the issue of research, treatment and attitudes towards myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), leading two Westminster Hall debates in 2018, and a full debate in the House of Commons in 2019.
Monaghan is the only Scottish MP on the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee.
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- Monaghan, Carol (25 June 2018). "Ministers must commit to bold action on the Armed Forces – not empty rhetoric". The House. Dods. Retrieved 19 December 2018.
- Monaghan, Carol (18 August 2017). "UK Government should establish a statutory armed forces representative body". Holyrood. Dods. Retrieved 19 December 2018.
- Ives, Laurel (25 June 2018). "MP Carol Monaghan leads campaign for new ME treatment". BBC News. BBC. Retrieved 19 December 2018.
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