Menzies Campbell

MP, North East Fife

North East Fife Liberal Democrat

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How Menzies Campbell voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted strongly 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 for more EU integration Source
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Menzies Campbell hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 21 Jan 2015

    As someone who voted with his colleagues against the Iraq war, I have sought to follow the Chilcot inquiry very closely. May I tell my right hon. Friend that I am aware of no evidence that any witness has sought to alter the progress of the inquiry by delay? I am aware of reports of instances of illness, including in one case a severe illness, among members of the inquiry. After the...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Lebanon (Syrian Refugees) 20 Jan 2015

    I am glad to hear that the Minister visited Jordan, one of our closest and most loyal allies in the middle east, which has paid a terrible price from the impact of refugees. Given our special relationship with Jordan and the fact that the country is fragile both economically and politically, do we not have a special responsibility to the people of that country?
  • Internet Communications (Regulation): Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill 6 Jan 2015

    The hon. and learned Gentleman might recall that when the Home Secretary introduced the Bill she referred several times to “managed return” rather than “temporary exclusion order”, so perhaps he is pushing at a door that is more open than he expected.

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Liberal Democrat MP for North East Fife

Entered House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Trade and Industry
  • Solicitor-General
  • Home Department
  • Iraq
  • Stolen Equipment
  • RAF Leuchars
  • Air Force: Military Bases
  • Corruption

Currently held offices

  • Member, Parliamentary Privilege (Joint Committee)
  • Member, Draft Detention of Terrorist Suspects (Temporary Extension) Bills (Joint Committee)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security (Joint Committee)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Chairman, Committee on Issue of Privilege (Police Searches on Parliamentary Estate) (10 Aug 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security (Cabinet Office) Committee (25 Nov 2008 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (18 Apr 2008 to 11 May 2010)
  • Party Leader (3 Mar 2006 to 16 Oct 2007)
  • Shadow Secretary of State and Deputy Leader, Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs (26 Jan 2004 to 3 Mar 2006)
  • Deputy Leader (26 Jan 2004 to 3 Mar 2006)

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  • Has spoken in 45 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 47 written questions in the last year — above 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 68.91% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 16 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 20–21 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") 901 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.

1. Remunerated directorships
Scottish American Investment Company PLC (£15,001–£20,000). My Directorship came to an end on 31st March 2014. (Updated 29 April 2014):
Payment of £5,000 gross (£3,000 net) received on 31 December 2013.  Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 7 January 2014)
Payment of £5,000 gross (£3,000 net) received on 31 March 2014.  Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 29 April 2014)
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Queen’s Counsel. (Resumed practice at the Bar with effect from 1 January 2008.) Payments are made through Faculty Services Ltd, Advocates Library, Parliament House, Edinburgh EH1 1RF, and the payment figure is subject to deductions to reflect overheads due to the Faculty of Advocates.
Payments received from BBC for appearances on ‘Any Questions’. Address: BBC Contributor Payments, PO Box 480, Manchester M14 0EL:
Payment of £150 received on 23 May 2014 for appearance on 16 May 2014. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 5 June 2014)
13 June 2014, received twelve bottles of wine, of unknown value but over £66, in return for a speech made on 20 May 2014 to Fleming Family and Partners, 15 Suffolk Street, London SW1Y 4HG. Hours: 5 hrs, including preparation. (Registered 8 July 2014)
6 July 2014, received £2,325 from the literary agents Maggie Pearlstine Associates, 31 Ashley Gardens, London SW1P 1QE, in respect of my participation in a panel discussion on 15 May 2014, at the annual conference in Manchester of the British Insurance Brokers Association, John Stow House, 18 Bevis Marks, London EC3A 7JB. Hours: 16 hrs including travel and overnight stay. (Registered 4 August 2014)
4 September 2014, £150 received from the Edinburgh International Book Festival, 5a Charlotte Square, Edinburgh EH2 4DR, for two appearances. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 10 September 2014)
4 November 2014, £100 received from BBC Parliament, Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA, for a panel discussion recorded on 3 November 2014. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 12 November 2014)
3 December 2014, £300 received from Wroxton College, Wroxton OX15 6PX, for participating in a seminar on 26 November 2014. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 4 December 2014)
3 December 2014, £300 received from GovNet, 10 Buckingham Place, London SW1E 6HX for travel and accommodation costs related to my participation in a panel discussion at the Liberal Democrat party conference on 8 October 2014. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 4 December 2014)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
As a former Leader of the Liberal Democrats, I enjoy Honorary Membership for life of the National Liberal Club. (Registered 29 August 2013)

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