Angus Robertson

MP, Moray

Moray Scottish National Party

Angus Robertson’s voting in Parliament

Angus Robertson is a Scottish National Party MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Scottish National Party MPs.

This is a selection of Angus Robertson’s votes.

  • Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government
  • Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
  • Generally voted against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Consistently voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes

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Angus Robertson has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 25 May 2016

    Lachlan Brain is seven years old and attends the Gaelic medium primary school in Dingwall in the Scottish highlands. Next week, the Home Office—I see the Home Secretary briefing the Chancellor—plans to deport him and his family, despite the fact that he arrived as part of a Scottish Government initiative backed by the Home Office to attract people to live and work in the region....
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 25 May 2016

    I am sorry but this has been going on for weeks and that answer frankly is not good enough. Appeals have been made to the Home Secretary by the Scottish First Minister, the local MP, the local Member of the Scottish Parliament and the community, and it is wall to wall across the media of Scotland, yet the Chancellor of the Exchequer clearly knew nothing about it. The problem in the highlands...
  • Debate on the Address: [1st Day] 18 May 2016

    May I begin by echoing the tributes of the Leader of the Opposition and the Prime Minister to Members who passed away in the last year? Given that today is a day of heightened security, may I also take the opportunity—I do not think this has happened yet—to pay tribute to the great number of police, parliamentary staff and other agencies that have been working very hard, often...

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Scottish National Party MP for Moray

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

Expenses

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Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • International Development
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Trade and Industry
  • EU Committees
  • Military Aircraft
  • Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft
  • Devolution
  • Nuclear Submarines

Currently held offices

  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (since 9 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow SNP Westminster Group Leader (Constitution) (since 20 May 2015)
  • SNP Westminster Leader (since 15 Jun 2010)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Defence) (15 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Foreign Affairs) (15 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Without portfolio (10 May 2005 to 15 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister) (10 May 2005 to 10 May 2007)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (12 Nov 2001 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Defence) (10 May 2001 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (10 May 2001 to 6 May 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 68 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Angus Robertson’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 60.44% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 7 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 89 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Angus Robertson’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 358 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2016.

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employed my wife, Carron Anderson, as Parliamentary Caseworker until 29 May 2015. (Updated 5 June 2015)

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