How Malcolm Bruce voted since 2001
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Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local government Source
Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
Voted moderately for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
Voted moderately for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
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Malcolm Bruce occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament
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...
I congratulate my neighbour, the hon. Member for Aberdeen North (Mr Doran), on securing this debate at a critical time. I have been connected with the industry since I first arrived at the North-East Scotland Development Agency in 1971—two months before BP announced the discovery of the Forties field. We have certainly had ups and downs before, but my hon. Friend the Member for West...
That is a fair point; I would say only that I have never yet met an oil economist who was any good at anything other than explaining why prices did what they did, rather than what they would do next. Yes, the hon. Gentleman may be right, but people have told me many times that the oil price would stay low, and then it has gone up. When they have told me it would stay high, it has gone down....
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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
- Export Credits Guarantee Department
- Green Ministers
Currently held offices
- Deputy Leader, Liberal Democrats
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)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 32 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 62.93% 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1144 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 6 Jan 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
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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