Menzies Campbell

North East Fife Liberal Democrat

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How Menzies Campbell voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted moderately against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails

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Menzies Campbell hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Burma 10 Apr 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what response his Department has made to the expulsion of Médicins Sans Frontières from Rakhine state by the Burmese Government.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Parliamentary Standards 8 Apr 2014

    In considering an alternative system, does my right hon. Friend agree that it is necessary to take proper account of what parliamentary privilege amounts to? Essentially, it is to the effect that nothing said or done in this House can be relied on in any court outside this House. A report by a commissioner to a Committee is part of the proceedings of the House and is therefore covered by...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Ukraine 8 Apr 2014

    I appreciate that this is not in my right hon. Friend’s gift, but in the event of the situation deteriorating materially, will he at least support the notion that Parliament may have to be recalled? When talking to other Foreign Ministers in the European Union, has he emphasised the importance of a concerted and determined approach to these issues and that any sign of disunity or lack...

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Liberal Democrat MP for North East Fife


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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
  • KBR

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)

Previous MPs in this constituency


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  • Has spoken in 43 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 40 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 70.90% 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.
  • 71 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Menzies Campbell’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 881 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

1. Remunerated directorships
Scottish American Investment Company PLC (£15,001–£20,000)
Payment of £5,000 gross (£3,000 net) received on 31 March 2013.  Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 15 April 2013)
Payment of £5,000 gross (£3,000 net) received on 30 June 2013.  Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 31 July 2013)
Payment of £5,000 gross (£3,000 net) received on 30 September 2013.  Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 10 October 2013)
Payment of £5,000 gross (£3,000 net) received on 31 December 2013.  Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 7 January 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 5 May 2013 for appearance on 26 April 2013. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 13 May 2013)
Payment of £150 received on 30 September 2013 for appearance on 20 September 2013. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 14 October 2013)
Payments received via my literary agent Maggie Pearlstine Associates, 31 Ashley Gardens, London SW1P 1QE:
£2,280 received on 17 February 2013 for speech to BGC Partners, 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5RD on 9 January 2013. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 4 April 2013)
£2,280 received on 1 March 2013 for speech to IMS Group, 2nd Floor, 130 Jermyn St, London SW1Y 4UR, on 23 January 2013. Hours: 8 hrs (Registered 4 April 2013)
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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