Angus Robertson

MP, Moray

Moray Scottish National Party

A selection of Angus Robertson's votes

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  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Details
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
  • Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Voted very strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details

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Angus Robertson never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Points of Order 30 Jun 2015

    On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Have you received any notification from the Government that they intend to announce plans on Thursday to restrict the rights of Scottish Members of Parliament here in the House of Commons, even if the matters concerned have an impact on the Scottish budget? The Daily Telegraph reports today: “Number 10 hopes to use an obscure parliamentary procedure...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Tunisia, and European Council 29 Jun 2015

    I thank the Prime Minister for advance sight of his statement. We on the SNP Benches share all the expressions of sympathy and condolence to all the families and friends of those so tragically killed in Tunisia. What occurred there and in so many other countries in recent days was horrific and not justified in any religion, especially in this Ramadan month of peace and reflection for Muslims....
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 24 Jun 2015

    We join in the tributes to the armed forces, and to all those people who have organised and will attend Armed Forces Day events across the UK. The Prime Minister and other UK party leaders made a vow that more powers would be delivered to the Scottish Parliament. The people were promised home rule; they were promised “as close to federalism as possible”. Why does the Prime...

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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

  • 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)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister) (10 May 2005 to 10 May 2007)
  • Without portfolio (10 May 2005 to 15 Jul 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

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  • Has spoken in 49 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 233 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 89.66% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 309 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

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

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