Angus Robertson

MP, Moray

Moray Scottish National Party

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How Angus Robertson voted since 2001
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  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
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Angus Robertson never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Strategic Defence and Security Review 20 Oct 2014

    The last SDSR made no mention of the high north and the arctic. Since then, the United Kingdom has never provided any fast jets for northern NATO air policing from Reykjavik, and it rarely provides any naval vessels to take part in northern NATO patrolling. In the last few days, the Ministry of Defence has confirmed that not a single civil servant is working exclusively on this important...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Joint Ministerial Committee 15 Oct 2014

    It has been officially confirmed today that Nicola Sturgeon will become the next leader of the Scottish National party and Scotland’s first female First Minister. I would like to extend congratulations to her. She will be outstanding in those roles. Will the Minister be discussing the vow signed by the three UK leaders and the extensive new powers that it promises? What extensive new...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Joint Ministerial Committee 15 Oct 2014

    I am sure the Minister would not be wanting to create a false impression. There is absolutely no comparison between Nicola Sturgeon and Margaret Thatcher. Nicola Sturgeon will be leading the most popular political party in Scotland. Margaret Thatcher destroyed the Tory party, and he is the living proof of its having only one seat in Scotland. I am sure that most people in Scotland think that...

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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

  • Defence
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • International Development
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Trade and Industry
  • EU Committees
  • Military Aircraft
  • Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft
  • Devolution
  • 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 51 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 334 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 43.26% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
    Note SNP MPs do not vote on legislation not affecting Scotland.
  • 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 273 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

8. Land and Property
A flat in London and a flat in Moray both providing rental income.

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