Malcolm Bruce

MP, Gordon

Gordon Liberal Democrat

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How Malcolm Bruce voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
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Malcolm Bruce occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Opposition Day — [15th Allotted Day]: Sustainable Development Goals 28 Jan 2015

    I am pleased to follow the right hon. Member for Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill (Mr Clarke), who has a long and distinguished record of championing development issues and was the author of important legislation in this field. I welcome this debate. In a year when momentous decisions have to be taken on international development, it is important to have such a debate. However, I am...
  • Opposition Day — [15th Allotted Day]: Sustainable Development Goals 28 Jan 2015

    Just before this debate, the Select Committee was taking evidence from the Secretary of State on precisely the issue of private sector investment, but not a single Labour member of the Committee attended the session.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — House of Commons Commission: Draft Scotland Clauses 22 Jan 2015

    My constituents in Gordon overwhelmingly rejected independence and declared their support for the United Kingdom. They will certainly welcome the statement. However, they are concerned that it is the responsibility of the Scottish Government to provide devolution within Scotland. The people of Gordon feel extremely let down by the Scottish Government, who have diverted resources and powers...

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Liberal Democrat MP for Gordon

Entered House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Trade and Industry
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Work and Pensions
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Export Credits Guarantee Department
  • Christmas
  • Asbestos
  • Bechtel
  • Green Ministers

Currently held offices

  • Deputy Leader, Liberal Democrats
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee)
  • Member, International Development Committee
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (2 Feb 2010 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (14 Jan 2010 to 19 Jan 2010)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (7 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Committee on Arms Export Controls (18 Apr 2008 to 7 Oct 2009)
  • Chairman, International Development Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, International Development Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 1 Nov 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Trade & Industry, Trade & Industry (26 Jan 2004 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (1 Jun 2003 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (1 Jan 2001 to 1 Jan 2002)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges (3 Nov 1999 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (15 Nov 1995 to 31 Jul 1998)
  • Member, Treasury & Civil Service (28 Nov 1994 to 8 Nov 1995)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) (1 Jan 1994 to 1 Jan 1999)
  • Member, Trade & Industry (26 Oct 1992 to 28 Nov 1994)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (27 Apr 1992 to 9 Nov 1992)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry) (1 Jan 1992 to 1 Jan 1994)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Scotland) (1 Jan 1990 to 1 Jan 1992)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change) (1 Jan 1988 to 1 Jan 1989)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (1 Jan 1988 to 1 Jan 1989)
  • Member, Trade & Industry (17 Jun 1987 to 15 Feb 1990)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (1 Jan 1987 to 1 Jan 1987)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry) (1 Jan 1987 to 1 Jan 1988)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change) (1 Jan 1985 to 1 Jan 1987)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (9 Jun 1983 to 15 May 1987)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 31 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 62.88% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 15 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 61 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Malcolm Bruce’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1145 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Feb 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
£250 received from Wroxton College, Wroxton OX15 6PX, for preparing and delivering a talk on 7 May 2014. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 19 May 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: The European Azerbaijan Society
Address of donor: 15 Queen Anne’s Gate, London SW1H 9BU
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £2,423, comprising £1,943 for flights and £480 for 4 nights at a hotel
Destination of visit: Baku, Azerbaijan
Date of visit: 26 May to 29 May 2014
Purpose of visit: to meet with political and parliamentary figures including the President of the Republic, ministers, the British Ambassador, local public service centres, representatives of international organisations and human rights groups.
(Registered 4 July 2014)

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