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 moderately against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details

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Menzies Campbell hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Topical Questions 22 Jul 2014

    The Russian response to the downing of the aircraft has been a mixture of disingenuousness and paranoia, and they have abandoned realism. It has already been argued that steps should be taken to make them take a more realistic approach, but is there not a real challenge for the north Atlantic alliance, both with the European Union and with NATO, to ensure that we act in such a united and...
  • Written Answers — Defence: RAF Lossiemouth 22 Jul 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the cost has been to date of all Typhoon Force-related capital works at RAF Lossiemouth; and what estimate he has made of the total cost of facilitating the future operation of the Typhoon Force and the Northern Quick Reaction Alert facility at that base.
  • Written Answers — Defence: RAF Lossiemouth 22 Jul 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what Typhoon Force mission-specific infrastructure at RAF Leuchars has been identified for deconstruction as a result of the transfer of the transfer of the Typhoon Force to RAF Lossiemouth.

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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
  • 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)

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  • Has spoken in 41 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 34 written questions in the last year — 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 71.73% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
  • 69 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Menzies Campbell’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 884 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

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 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)
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 30 September 2013 for appearance on 20 September 2013. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 14 October 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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