A wide range of proposals have been submitted to the Smith commission which would foster economic growth, job-creating powers, and the ability to tackle social inequality. Is the Minister confident that the commission will recommend the devolution of corporation tax, job-creating powers and the setting of a minimum wage?
Following the independence referendum, survey evidence in Scotland showed that 71% of Scottish respondents wanted the Scottish Parliament to control all taxation raised in Scotland, 66% wanted devo-max—that is, the devolution of all areas of Government policy except defence and foreign affairs—and 75% wanted control of the welfare and benefits system to be devolved. Is the...
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many Typhoon aircraft will be equipped with Captor-E scan radar; when he expects the first aircraft equipped with Captor-E scan radar to achieve initial operating capability; how much the Government has spent on developing that radar to date; and what estimate he has made of the total cost to the public purse.
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Scottish National Party MP for Moray
Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- International Development
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Trade and Industry
- EU Committees
- Military Aircraft
- Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft
- EU Committees (Scottish Representation)
Currently held offices
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Foreign Affairs)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Defence)
- SNP Westminster Leader
Other offices held in the past
- Spokesperson (Foreign Affairs; Defence) (13 Jul 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government; Europe; Foreign Affairs; Defence) (29 Aug 2007 to 13 Jul 2009)
- Parliamentary Leader (Westminster Group) (29 Aug 2007 to 11 May 2010)
- Spokesperson (Europe; Defence; International Development) (20 Oct 2006 to 29 Aug 2007)
- Spokesperson (Defence; International Development) (2 Aug 2006 to 20 Oct 2006)
- Spokesperson (Deputy Leader; Defence; International Relations) (16 Jan 2006 to 2 Aug 2006)
- Member, European Scrutiny Committee (29 Jun 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, European Scrutiny Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Spokesperson (Foreign Affairs (SNP Shadow Scottish Minister); Defence; European Union; International Development) (19 Jan 2004 to 16 Jan 2006)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 52 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 369 written questions in the last year — well above 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 43.80% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
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- People have made 7 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
- 79 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Angus Robertson’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 279 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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