Menzies Campbell

Former MP, North East Fife

North East Fife Liberal Democrat

A selection of Menzies Campbell's votes

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  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Details
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Details
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
  • Voted strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Details
  • Voted moderately against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details

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Menzies Campbell hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Polonium 26 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when the UK ceased production of Polonium-210; and if he will make a statement.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Military Aid: Emergencies 23 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what training his Department provides to military personnel on responding to emergencies and natural disasters; and how many such emergencies and natural disasters personnel of his Department have responded to since 2010.
  • Business of the House: Backbench Business — Defence Spending 12 Mar 2015

    Thank you, Mr Deputy Speaker. I am not sure whether to call you colonel on this occasion. I, like others, have been greatly impressed by the quality of the debate so far. I agree with much of what has been said, but let me pick up on a couple of points. First, it is right to say that defence does not win votes, but poor defence can certainly lose them if the public form the view that we are...

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Former Liberal Democrat MP for North East Fife

Entered House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — 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

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Parliamentary Privilege (Joint Committee) (3 Dec 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Draft Detention of Terrorist Suspects (Temporary Extension) Bills (Joint Committee) (15 Jun 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security (Joint Committee) (13 Sep 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, Committee on Issue of Privilege (Police Searches on Parliamentary Estate) (13 Jul 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security (Joint Committee) (24 Nov 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (21 Jan 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Leader of the Liberal Democrats (2 Mar 2006 to 15 Oct 2007)
  • Acting Leader, Liberal Democrats (5 Jan 2006 to 1 Mar 2006)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Foreign Affairs) (1 Jul 2001 to 2 Mar 2006)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Defence) (1 Jan 1999 to 1 Jan 2001)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Defence) (1 Jan 1998 to 1 Jan 1999)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (1 Jan 1997 to 1 Jan 1999)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (1 Jan 1994 to 1 Jan 1997)
  • Member, Defence Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 1 Feb 1999)
  • Member, Trade & Industry Committee (15 Feb 1990 to 16 Mar 1992)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Defence) (1 Jan 1989 to 1 Jan 1994)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Defence) (1 Jan 1988 to 1 Jan 1989)
  • Member, Members' Interests Committee (17 Jun 1987 to 6 Jun 1990)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport) (1 Jan 1987 to 1 Jan 1988)

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  • Has spoken in 34 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 53 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 67.80% 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.
  • 75 people are tracking this MP
  • 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: 30 Mar 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 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)
Payment of £150 received on 13 February 2015. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 4 March 2015)
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)
£2,400 received from J P Morgan Securities Plc, 25 Bank Street, Floor 22, London E14 5JP, for participation on a panel as part of the JP Morgan Casenove Best of British Conference on 13 November 2014. Hours: approx. 3 hrs. (Registered 19 February 2015)
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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