Michael Weir

MP, Angus

Angus Scottish National Party

A selection of Michael Weir's votes

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  • Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
  • Voted moderately against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
  • Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Details
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government Details

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Michael Weir never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: English Votes on English Laws 2 Jul 2015

    I listened carefully when the Leader of the House said that there would be no changes in the House of Lords. He went on to say that if amendments were made that affected England only, there would be a veto by English MPs. What happens if the House of Lords decides to extend the extent of a Bill to bring in Scottish matters or to change things affecting Scotland? Will Scottish MPs get a veto...
  • Operational Productivity in NHS Providers — [Mark Pritchard in the Chair] 1 Jul 2015

    The reference to the King’s Fund was to make the point that it said that this was a tall order, as I think the Minister himself is admitting.
  • Operational Productivity in NHS Providers — [Mark Pritchard in the Chair] 1 Jul 2015

    I am glad to speak in this important debate under your chairmanship, Mr Pritchard. I congratulate the hon. Member for Hendon (Dr Offord) on securing it. Obviously, in Scotland the situation is slightly different, because the NHS is devolved, but many issues cross over, wherever our health services are located. I was very interested in some of the points made. NHS Scotland has produced a...

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Scottish National Party MP for Angus

Entered the 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

  • SNP Chief Whip (since 20 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change) (15 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Business) (15 Jun 2010 to 20 May 2015)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (26 May 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (5 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • 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 5 Jun 2009)
  • Member, Trade & Industry Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 8 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (24 May 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (10 May 2005 to 10 Oct 2007)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry) (10 May 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • 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)

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  • Has spoken in 48 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 56 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 90.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 8 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 477 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jun 2015.

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