To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what assessment he has made of the effect on (a) employment and (b) the economy in (i) Fife and (ii) Scotland of the possible closure of Longannet power station.
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what transmission charges have been paid by power stations in Scotland (a) in total and (b) by each power station in each year from 2005 to date.
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, which power stations in the UK received income via the transmission charging regime between 2005 and 2015; and how much such income was received.
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Former Scottish National Party MP for Angus
Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election
Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Trade and Industry
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Work and Pensions
- Departmental Expenditure
- Public Consultation
- Public Appointments
- Fair Trade
- Departmental Assets
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Business) (15 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change) (15 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 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 (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)
- Chairman, Taxation of Pensions Bill Committee (1 out of 4)
- International Development (Official Development Assistance Target) Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Chairman, Local Audit and AccountabilityBill Committee (5 out of 9)
- Chairman, Leasehold Reform (Amendment) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Chairman, Prisons (Interference with Wireless Telegraphy) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Energy Bill Committee (16 out of 16)
- PARTNERSHIPS (PROSECUTION) (SCOTLAND) BILL [LORDS] Committee (1 out of 1)
- Postal Services Bill Committee (14 out of 21)
- Chairman, Welfare Reform Bill Committee (11 out of 26)
- Children, Schools and Families Bill Committee (4 out of 12)
- Energy Bill Committee (12 out of 12)
- Climate Change Bill Committee (8 out of 10)
- Child Maintenance and Other Payments Bill Committee (11 out of 11)
- Chairman, Consumers, Estate Agents and Redress Bill Committee (4 out of 6)
- Chairman, Parliament (Joint Departments) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Chairman, Commons Bill Committee (2 out of 4)
- Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Bill Committee (3 out of 3)
- Child Trust Funds Bill Committee (4 out of 7)
- Energy Bill Committee (12 out of 14)
- Sunday Working (Scotland) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Fireworks Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
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- Has spoken in 45 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 51.90% 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.
- 43 people are tracking this MP
- 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: 30 Mar 2015.
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Payments from ComRes
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9 June 2014, £75. Hours: 20 mins. Payment donated directly to local charity. (Registered 25 June 2014)
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18 November 2014, £75. Hours: 20 mins. Payment donated directly to charity. (Registered 26 November 2014)
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, 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)
(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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