Alan Reid

Former MP, Argyll and Bute

Argyll and Bute Liberal Democrat

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  • Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Generally voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Generally voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes

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Former Liberal Democrat MP for Argyll and Bute

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — General election


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Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Defence
  • Trade and Industry
  • Scotland
  • Treasury
  • Gaelic Language
  • Sustainable Development
  • Postal Services
  • Illegal Meat Imports
  • Post Office Card Account

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (13 May 2010 to 1 Jun 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Scotland) (20 Dec 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Northern Ireland) (10 Mar 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Trade and Industry) (10 May 2005 to 10 Mar 2006)
  • Member, Broadcasting Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jun 2002 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Member, Broadcasting Committee (1 Jun 2001 to 1 Jun 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 41 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 2 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 85.96% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 8 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 73 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 311 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Mr Duncan Greenland
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 4 November 2014)

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