How Alan Reid voted since 2001
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Voted moderately for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
Voted a mixture of for and against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
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Alan Reid occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament
My constituent Bill Irving and six other British citizens are still in India, a year after being taken off their ship. Although they are now out on bail, Billy is effectively trapped in a hotel room and is in financial difficulties because he cannot work. What help can my right hon. Friend give Billy and the other British citizens to speed up the legal process and assist with the hotel bills?
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...
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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
- Trade and Industry
- 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
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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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 86.11% 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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