David Mundell

MP, Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale

Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale Conservative

David Mundell’s voting in Parliament

David Mundell is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, David Mundell sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • David Mundell generally voted against requiring the mass retention of information about communications, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • David Mundell generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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David Mundell never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Scotland Office: Asylum: Scotland 5 Feb 2016

    UK and Scottish Government officials have regular discussions regarding immigration matters, including screening of asylum seekers in Scotland.
  • Written Answers — Scotland Office: Abortion: Scotland 5 Feb 2016

    I have regular discussions with the Scottish Government’s Deputy First Minister on all aspects of our implementation of the Smith Commission Agreement, including the devolution of responsibility for abortion law to the Scottish Parliament. UK and Scottish Government officials will continue to work closely on this issue. I have had discussions with representatives of women’s...
  • Written Answers — Scotland Office: State Retirement Pensions: Females 4 Feb 2016

    In-work and out of work working age benefits are available for those who have not yet reached State Pension age. The women affected by the Pensions Act 2011 will reach State Pension age after the introduction of the new State Pension, which will be more generous for those historically worse off under the current system. Further, a 1 billion concession was made, limiting the delay...

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Profile

Conservative MP for Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale, Former Conservative MSP for South of Scotland

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election

Left the Scottish Parliament on 17 June 2005 — Resigned

Also represented South of Scotland

Expenses

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Topics of interest

  • Scotland
  • Treasury
  • Trade and Industry
  • Work and Pensions
  • Transport
  • Elections
  • Business: Government Assistance
  • Postal Services
  • Joint Ministerial Committee
  • Homecoming Scotland

Currently held offices

  • The Secretary of State for Scotland (since 8 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Scotland (14 May 2010 to 8 May 2015)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland (10 May 2005 to 6 May 2010)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 12 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 79.68% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 7 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 94 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on David Mundell’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 293 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: James Stewart
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 12 December 2014)
Name of donor: Garry Watts
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 12 December 2014)
Name of donor: Mrs Carolyn Ward
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 12 January 2015)
Name of donor: Stridewell Estates Ltd
Address of donor: c/o Campbell Dallas LLP, Titanium 1, King’s Inch Place, Renfrew PA4 8WF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: company, registration SC302175

(Registered 30 January 2015)
Name of donor: Stalbury Trustees
Address of donor: 31 Hill Street, London W1J 5LS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,000

Donor status: company

(Registered 24 March 2015)
Name of donor: Stridewell Estates Ltd
Address of donor: c/o Campbell Dallas LLP, Titanium 1, King’s Inch Place, Renfrew PA4 8WF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: company, registration SC302175

(Registered 30 March 2015)
Name of donor: Glenrath Farms Ltd
Address of donor: Whim Poultry Farm, West Linton EH46 7BD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: company, registration SC042166

(Registered 26 May 2015)
Name of donor: Stridewell Estates Ltd
Address of donor: c/o Campbell Dallas LLP, Titanium 1, King’s Inch Place, Renfrew PA4 8WF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: company, registration SC302175

(Registered 26 May 2015)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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