Angus Robertson

MP, Moray

Moray Scottish National Party

Angus Robertson’s voting in Parliament

Angus Robertson is a Scottish National Party MP, and so 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.

  • Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration 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
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes

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Angus Robertson never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 16 Sep 2015

    May I begin by congratulating the new leader of the Labour party? We in the Scottish National party look forward to working with him to oppose Tory austerity, and we hope that Labour MPs will join him and us in opposing Trident when the time comes. [Hon. Members: “Oh!”] One year ago to the day, the Prime Minister made a vow to the people of Scotland. Promises were made to deliver...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 16 Sep 2015

    That is very interesting. Whatever happened to the new style of PMQs? One of the architects of the vow says that it is not being fully delivered, as does the Scottish Trades Union Congress. The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, Carers Scotland and Enable Scotland all say that not enough welfare powers are being devolved. Only 9% of people in Scotland believe that the vow has been...
  • Opposition Day — [6th allotted day]: Humanitarian Crisis in the Mediterranean and Europe 9 Sep 2015

    The record will show that just a few moments ago the Minister said that the United Kingdom is the only member state of the European Union to fulfil an obligation of 0.7% in terms of international development aid. Is he saying that the Netherlands, Denmark and other EU and Scandinavian countries have not fulfilled the 0.7% obligation? They have done so for a number of years, yet the UK is only...

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Scottish National Party MP for Moray

Entered the 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
  • 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 48 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 184 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 during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 84.93% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
  • 94 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Angus Robertson’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 316 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 28 Sep 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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