Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament
How Pete Wishart voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted moderately for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integrationDetails
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Has never voted on the hunting banDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted moderately against reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted moderately against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted very strongly for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted strongly against introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted very strongly against a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted very strongly for a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted moderately against allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted strongly against Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a smoking banDetails
- Voted moderately against introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted moderately for restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Has never voted on greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
On a point of order, Mr Speaker—
I am grateful, Mr Speaker. Last Thursday, the Secretary of State for Defence made a statement on the radiation leak at the Government’s Vulcan nuclear reactor test establishment at Dounreay. He said that “there has been no measurable change in the radiation discharge.”—[ Official Report, 6 March 2014; Vol. 576, c. 1085.] We have since learned that all the environment...
I thank the Prime Minister for his statement and early sight of it. Notwithstanding his response to the right hon. Member for Blackburn (Mr Straw), does he share my disappointment at the way the OSCE has been treated and prevented from carrying out an important task on the ground? What extra support can the UK Government give the OSCE to ensure that it does that vital task?
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Scottish National Party MP for Perth and North Perthshire
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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)
- 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)
- 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, Catering Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Spokesperson (Culture, Media & Sport; Highlands & Islands; Local Government & the Regions; Transport) (19 Jan 2004 to 16 Jan 2006)
- Chief Whip (19 Jan 2004 to 29 Aug 2007)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 65 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 46 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 50.40% 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 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") 466 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 24 Feb 2014.
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 £868.72 for my recorded works from EMI records. No additional hours worked. (Registered 31 December 2013)
Received payment of £2,194.64 for my recorded works from Ridge Records. No additional hours worked. (Registered 31 December 2013)
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