Alan Reid

MP, Argyll and Bute

Argyll and Bute Liberal Democrat

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How Alan Reid voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
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Alan Reid occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Referendum Outcome (Government Policy) 15 Oct 2014

    When the Secretary of State goes to the population summit in Dunoon, will he remind the Scottish Government that devolution should be not just from Westminster to Holyrood, but from Holyrood to local communities in Scotland? Will he tell the SNP Government that they should reverse policies such as centralising the police and fire services and closing local courts, which are taking people and...
  • Bill Presented: Devolution (Scotland Referendum) 14 Oct 2014

    I am very pleased that on a huge turnout the Scottish people voted by a decisive majority in favour of remaining within the United Kingdom. When we set out on this process, the aim had been to have a referendum that was fair, legal and decisive, and that objective was clearly delivered. Liberal Democrats have long argued for home rule for Scotland and for a very powerful Scottish Parliament...
  • Bill Presented: Devolution (Scotland Referendum) 14 Oct 2014

    The hon. Gentleman makes an important point, but that is why I believe that Scotland should remain part of the United Kingdom. That gives us security not only in defence terms, but in financial terms. Although the Scottish Parliament should have more tax powers, we still need to be part of the United Kingdom for that security. Later in my speech I will outline which taxes I think are suitable...

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Liberal Democrat MP for Argyll and Bute

Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — 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
  • Ferry Services

Currently held offices

  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (13 May 2010 to 1 Jun 2010)
  • Shadow Minister for Scotland and Northern Ireland (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister, Scottish and Northern Ireland Affairs (6 Mar 2008 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, Scottish Affairs (6 Jul 2007 to 6 Mar 2008)
  • Shadow Minister, Scotland (5 Jul 2007 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Minister, Northern Ireland Affairs (5 Jul 2007 to 6 Mar 2008)
  • Shadow Minister, Northern Ireland Affairs (21 Mar 2006 to 4 Jul 2007)
  • Information Technology, Non-Departmental & Cross Departmental Responsibilities (19 Oct 2005 to 21 Mar 2006)
  • Shadow Minister, Trade & Industry (1 Jun 2005 to 21 Mar 2006)
  • Member, Broadcasting Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Other Whip (26 Jan 2004 to 1 Jun 2005)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 35 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 4 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 86.41% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 296 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

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