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.

  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government
  • Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes

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Angus Robertson never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • UK-EU Renegotiation 3 Feb 2016

    We in the Scottish National party warmly welcome the opportunity to make the positive case for the European Union. It really matters that we are part of the world’s largest single market; it really matters that we can help to determine the rules and laws that apply to us; and it really matters that we have a social Europe with rights and protections for citizens and for workers. First...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 3 Feb 2016

    The timing of the forthcoming European Union referendum is extremely important. Today, the First Ministers of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have jointly called for a commitment by the UK Government not to hold the EU referendum in June as it would clash with elections to the devolved legislatures. Will the Prime Minister give that commitment today?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 3 Feb 2016

    The First Ministers of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have written today saying that they believe that holding a referendum in June “risks confusing issues when clarity is required” and they call on the Prime Minister to “defer the EU referendum at least until later in the year”. Why will the Prime Minister not respect the electorates and the Governments of...

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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 54 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 61 written questions in the last year — 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 63.10% 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.
  • 91 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Angus Robertson’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 336 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

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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