Angus Robertson

MP, Moray

Moray Scottish National Party

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How Angus Robertson voted since 2001
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  • Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted moderately against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly for a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
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Angus Robertson never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Smith Commission 26 Nov 2014

    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?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Smith Commission 26 Nov 2014

    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...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: European Fighter Aircraft 26 Nov 2014

    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

  • 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 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)
    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.
  • 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?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 24 Nov 2014.

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

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