How Alan Reid voted since 2001
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Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
Voted moderately for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
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Alan Reid occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament
I congratulate those hon. Members who secured this important debate today. Just two months ago, the Scottish people voted decisively in favour of remaining within the United Kingdom. Following that decisive vote, the Government kept their promises and moved quickly to set up the Smith commission to convene cross-party talks and an engagement process across Scotland. The timetable agreed by...
The hon. Lady is perfectly correct. That was a vow that was made by the Prime Minister, the Deputy Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition, and I would expect that vow to be kept.
The vow that was made in the run-up to the referendum—just before polling day—was that the Barnett formula would continue. I think any reasonable person would interpret that as meaning it would continue as it is. I note that the hon. Gentleman’s party leader made that promise in the run-up to the referendum. I assume that his party leader went through the policy-making...
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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
- Post Office Card Account
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 33 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 86.12% 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") 299 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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