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 so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, David Mundell sometimes differs from their party collegues, 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: Scotland Act 2012 24 Jul 2015

    Holding answer received on 20 July 2015 The government has an agreed and published Transparency Policy on major projects that sets out the project information it will publish. Outside this, departments consider public requests for individual project review reports on a case-by-case basis according to the Freedom of Information Act.
  • Written Answers — Scotland Office: Scotland Act 2012 24 Jul 2015

    Holding answer received on 20 July 2015 The Government does not routinely place ‘programme’ documents for live projects in the library of the House. This Government is committed to keeping Parliament updated on the implementation of the financial provisions of the Scotland Act 2012 through the Annual Report, which is publically available.
  • Written Answers — Scotland Office: Sovereignty: Scotland 24 Jul 2015

    Throughout the independence referendum leading members of the Yes campaign repeatedly asserted that it would be a ‘once in a generation’ or a ‘once in a lifetime’ event. For example, in September 2013, Nicola Sturgeon described the independence referendum on BBC television as a ‘once in a lifetime opportunity for Scotland’ and in November 2013, the Scottish...

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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


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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)


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More about this

  • Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — 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 86.79% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 272 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Jul 2015.


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