Michael Weir

MP, Angus

Angus Scottish National Party

Michael Weir’s voting in Parliament

Michael Weir is a Scottish National Party MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Scottish National Party MPs.

However, Michael Weir sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Michael Weir generally voted against higher taxes on banks, while most Scottish National Party MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Michael Weir generally voted for requiring pub companies to offer pub landlords rent-only leases, while most Scottish National Party MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Michael Weir has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Backbench Business - World Autism Awareness Weekbackbench Business 28 Apr 2016

    I, too, congratulate the right hon. Member for Chesham and Amersham (Mrs Gillan) on securing this debate. Like the hon. Members for Berwick-upon-Tweed (Mrs Trevelyan), for Birmingham, Yardley (Jess Phillips) and for Stalybridge and Hyde (Jonathan Reynolds), I want to add the perspective of a parent of a child with autism. My younger daughter, now in her 20s, is autistic, with associated...
  • [Joan Ryan in the Chair] — BT Broadband Provision: Local Businesses 10 Mar 2016

    I am pleased to appear under your chairmanship this afternoon, Ms Ryan. I congratulate the hon. Member for Bishop Auckland (Helen Goodman) on securing this important debate. As others have said, broadband is now an essential tool for business. I represent a mainly rural constituency, and there are two essential aspects to doing business in such an area in the modern world: broadband that...
  • [Joan Ryan in the Chair] — BT Broadband Provision: Local Businesses 10 Mar 2016

    I understand what the hon. Lady is saying but I am a bit reluctant to pour yet more public money into BT, which is not up to the job of doing this, frankly. The Government, the Scottish Government and many others have poured money into these schemes. It is high time that a multinational company such as BT, which operates a private monopoly, steps up to the plate and invests some funds in this.

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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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Apr 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for completing surveys (all paid directly to local charities):
20 January 2015, payment of £60. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 13 January 2016)
7 July 2015, payment of £70. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 13 January 2016)
29 July 2015, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 13 January 2016)
20 October 2015, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 13 January 2016)
17 October 2015, payment of £80. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 13 January 2016)
14 December 2015, payment of £30. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 13 January 2016)

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