Michael Weir

Angus Scottish National Party

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How Michael Weir voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted moderately against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails

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Michael Weir hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Rural Crime — [Mr Mike Weir in the Chair] 9 Apr 2014

    Order. There is a Division in the House. Is the Minister about to finish?
  • Rural Crime — [Mr Mike Weir in the Chair] 9 Apr 2014

    Order. We will suspend for the Division. If there is one vote, we will return at 4.15 pm. If there are two votes, we will return at 4.25 pm. If both the hon. Member for Forest of Dean (Mr Harper) and the Financial Secretary to the Treasury are here for the next debate before then, we can start earlier. Sitting suspended for Divisions in the House.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 9 Apr 2014

    In the spirit of a new positive case for the Union previewed this week by Lord Robertson, can the Prime Minister perhaps give us his view as to which of the four horsemen of the apocalypse will be the first to descend on an independent Scotland?

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Scottish National Party MP for Angus


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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

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (20 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Business and Enterprise Committee (18 Apr 2008 to 20 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Committee (20 Nov 2007 to 18 Apr 2008)
  • Spokesperson (Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform; Energy; Work and Pensions) (29 Aug 2007 to 13 Jul 2009)
  • Spokesperson (Energy; Work and Pensions; Trade & Industry) (2 Aug 2006 to 29 Aug 2007)
  • Spokesperson (Work & Pensions; Trade & Industry) (16 Jan 2006 to 2 Aug 2006)
  • Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Trade & Industry Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 7 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Spokesperson (Environment & Food; Health; Rural Affairs; Trade & Industry) (19 Jan 2004 to 16 Jan 2006)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 56 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 52 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 50.98% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • 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.
  • 36 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Michael Weir’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 433 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys:
26 March 2013, £75. Hours: 20 mins. Payment donated directly to local charity. (Registered 4 April 2013)
17 May 2013, £75. Hours: 20 mins. Payment donated directly to local charity. (Registered 5 June 2013)
29 August 2013, £75. Hours: 20 mins. Payment donated directly to local charity. (Registered 10 September 2013)
13 January 2014, £75. Hours: 20 mins. Payment donated directly to charity. (Registered 16 January 2014)
12 March 2014, £75. Hours: 20 mins. Payment donated directly to charity. (Registered 20 March 2014)
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for opinion surveys:
14 September 2013, payment of £200. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated directly to charity. (Registered 24 September 2013)
Payment of £80 from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London ED1Y 8RT, for opinion survey. Hours: 20 mins. Payment donated directly to charity. (Registered 8 January 2014)

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