Michael Weir

MP, Angus

Angus Scottish National Party

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How Michael Weir voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly for a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
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Michael Weir hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Scottish National Party MP for Angus

Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Trade and Industry
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Work and Pensions
  • Defence
  • Departmental Expenditure
  • Public Consultation
  • Public Appointments
  • Fair Trade
  • Departmental Assets

Currently held offices

  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change) (since 15 Jun 2010)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Business) (since 15 Jun 2010)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 26 May 2010)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (19 Jan 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Business and Enterprise Committee (10 Mar 2008 to 19 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Committee (19 Nov 2007 to 10 Mar 2008)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (28 Jun 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Trade & Industry Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 8 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (24 May 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry) (10 May 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (10 May 2005 to 10 Oct 2007)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry) (28 Feb 2004 to 30 Oct 2004)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (28 Feb 2004 to 30 Oct 2004)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Health) (28 Feb 2004 to 30 Oct 2004)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 12 Jul 2005)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 49 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 71 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 51.86% 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 8 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 42 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Michael Weir’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 469 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Mar 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys:
12 March 2014, £75. Hours: 20 mins. Payment donated directly to charity. (Registered 20 March 2014)
9 June 2014, £75. Hours: 20 mins. Payment donated directly to local charity. (Registered 25 June 2014)
29 July 2014, £75. Hours: 20 mins. Payment donated directly to charity. (Registered 6 August 2014)
6 October 2014, £75.Hours: 20 mins. Payment donated directly to charity. (Registered 6 October 2014)
18 November 2014, £75. Hours: 20 mins. Payment donated directly to charity. (Registered 26 November 2014)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London ED1Y 8RT, for opinion surveys. All payments donated directly to charity.
Payment of £80 received. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 11 June 2014)
4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Ms Anne Harvey
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 25 February 2015)

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