How Pete Wishart voted since 2001
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Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VAT Source
Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
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Pete Wishart hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, to which Home Office Reporting Centre further submissions under rule 353 of the Immigration Rules were initially made in each of the last seven years.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many and what proportion of further submissions made under rule 353 of the Immigration Rules were (a) accepted as fresh claims and (b) rejected with no right of appeal in each year for which figures are available.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many (a) grants and (b) refusals of international protection her Department made in cases where further submissions under rule 353 of the Immigration Rules were accepted as fresh claims for each of the last seven years.
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Scottish National Party MP for Perth and North Perthshire
Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election
Also represented North Tayside
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Culture Media and Sport
- Departmental Expenditure
- Press Releases
- Departmental ICT
- Asylum: Finance
Currently held offices
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Constitution)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Culture and Sport)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (18 Nov 2010 to 9 Nov 2012)
- Member, Advisory Committee on Works of Art (14 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Spokesperson (Overseas Aid; Culture, Media & Sport) (7 Jan 2009 to 13 Jul 2009)
- Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (25 Nov 2008 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (24 Nov 2008 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (1 Jan 2008 to 6 May 2010)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs) (10 Oct 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Justice) (10 Oct 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Spokesperson (Overseas Aid; Culture, Media & Sport; Ministry of Justice) (29 Aug 2007 to 7 Jan 2009)
- Spokesperson (Constitutional Affairs; Overseas Aid; Culture, Media & Sport) (2 Aug 2006 to 29 Aug 2007)
- Member, Administration Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 25 Nov 2008)
- Member, Administration Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 24 Nov 2008)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Cabinet Office) (10 May 2005 to 10 Oct 2007)
- Shadow Spokesperson (International Development) (10 May 2005 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Catering Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Chief Whip (19 Jan 2004 to 29 Aug 2007)
- Spokesperson (Culture, Media & Sport; Highlands & Islands; Local Government & the Regions; Transport) (19 Jan 2004 to 16 Jan 2006)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jun 2001 to 1 Jun 2007)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport) (10 May 2001 to 6 May 2010)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (10 May 2001 to 5 May 2005)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Transport) (10 May 2001 to 5 May 2005)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 68 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 32 written questions in the last year — 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 50.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
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- People have made 8 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 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") 527 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 23 Feb 2015.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
I receive royalty payments from EMI and from Ridge Records for my recorded works with Runrig, with whom I serve as an unremunerated director. Addresses: EMI House
, 43 Brook Green, London W6 7EF and Ridge Records Limited,
1 York Street, Aberdeen AB11 5DL.
Received payment of £1,352 for my recorded works from EMI records. No additional hours worked. (Registered 31 December 2014)
Received payment of £2,221.23 for my recorded works from Ridge Records. No additional hours worked. (Registered 31 December 2014)
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