David Mundell

MP, Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale

Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale Conservative

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  • Voted very strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
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David Mundell hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Scotland Office: Offshore Industry 26 Jan 2015

    The Secretary of State for Scotland has regular discussions with colleagues and industry leaders on support for the Oil and Gas sector in Scotland. The UK Government has demonstrated its long term commitment to supporting this vital industry with a package of fiscal measures designed to ease the tax burden on the industry and expected to drive around 7 billion of additional investment....
  • Oral Answers to Questions — House of Commons Commission: Draft Scotland Clauses 22 Jan 2015

    I very much welcome the hon. Gentleman’s commitment, and indeed that of his party both in Scotland and across the United Kingdom, to the implementation of the Smith commission proposals. The position could not be clearer: whichever party is in government after the next general election, the proposals will be taken forward in the Queen’s Speech. The hon. Gentleman raised a number...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — House of Commons Commission: Draft Scotland Clauses 22 Jan 2015

    As has already been made clear from the Dispatch Box, the proposals for Scotland are stand-alone proposals that will proceed whatever arrangement is reached for other parts of the United Kingdom. My right hon. Friend the Leader of the House has published a Command Paper setting out various options in relation to England, which I am sure will continue to be the subject of vigorous debate in...

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

Entered 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

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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 Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Scotland

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland, Scotland (16 Dec 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • 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 60.42% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 7 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 224 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.

4. Sponsorship or financial or material support
(a) Donations to the constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Alchemist Estates Ltd
(a) Address of donor: Titanium 1, King’s Inch Place, Glasgow, G51 4BP.
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500.
(a) Donor status: company, registration number SC268420.
(a) (Registered 16 January 2014)
(a) Name of donor: James Stewart
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 6 May 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Alchemist Estates Ltd
(a) Address of donor: Titanium 1, King’s Inch Place, Glasgow, G51 4BP.
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500.
(a) Donor status: company, registration number SC268420.
(a) (Registered 6 May 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Alchemist Estates Ltd
(a) Address of donor: Titanium 1, King’s Inch Place, Glasgow, G51 4BP.
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500.
(a) Donor status: company, registration number SC268420.
(a) (Registered 27 June 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Caledonian Colour Printers
(a) Address of donor: Unit 9/10, Southpark Industrial Estate, Peebles EH45 9ED
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,589
(a) Donor status: company, registration SC 334422
(a) (Registered 2 September 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Alchemist Estates Ltd
(a) Address of donor: Titanium 1, King’s Inch Place, Glasgow, G51 4BP.
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500.
(a) Donor status: company, registration number SC268420
(a) (Registered 20 October 2014)
(a) Name of donor: James Stewart
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 12 December 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Garry Watts
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 12 December 2014)

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