A selection of Pete Wishart's votes
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Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
Voted strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Details
Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
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On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Given the great unhappiness about this process and the way this House has been bounced into considering it, is there any way that this question could not now be put?
If we are having a secret ballot for the position of the Speaker of the House, does the right hon. Gentleman agree that we should have secret ballot for the position of the Leader of the House?
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 2 March 2015 to Question 225163, on asylum, how many further submissions were made in (a) East Midlands, (b) London, (c) Northern Ireland, (d) North East England, (e) North West England, (f) Scotland, (g) Wales, (h) West Midlands and (i) Yorkshire and the Humber in each year from 2008 to 2014.
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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
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (18 Nov 2010 to 9 Nov 2012)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Constitution) (15 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Culture and Sport) (15 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- 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 (Justice) (10 Oct 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs) (10 Oct 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Administration Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 24 Nov 2008)
- Shadow Spokesperson (International Development) (10 May 2005 to 6 May 2010)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Cabinet Office) (10 May 2005 to 10 Oct 2007)
- Member, Catering Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jun 2001 to 1 Jun 2007)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (10 May 2001 to 5 May 2005)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport) (10 May 2001 to 6 May 2010)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Transport) (10 May 2001 to 5 May 2005)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 57 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 30 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.
- People have made 11 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above 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 — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.
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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)
I receive payments for my published works from the Performing Rights Society.
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