David Mundell

MP, Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale

Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale Conservative

A selection of David Mundell's votes

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  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
  • Voted moderately against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
  • Voted moderately for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Details
  • Voted strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details

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David Mundell never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 6 Jul 2015

    Scotland Bill - Committee stage (day 4) - Committee of the whole House – David Mundell. Legislation
  • Written Answers — Scotland Office: Scotland Office: Directors 2 Jul 2015

    I was appointed as Secretary of State for Scotland on the 15 May 2015. None of the Non-Executive Directors who were in post before May 2015 have since left the Department’s Board. The previous Secretary of State for Scotland approved the following Non-Executive appointments to the Scotland Office and Office of the Advocate General’s Joint Management Board on the 20 March 2015:...
  • Written Answers — Scotland Office: Fire Services: Pensions 2 Jul 2015

    I have not discussed Firefighters’ Pension Scheme Reforms with the Scottish Government. The design of the reformed Firefighter Pension Scheme was led by Roseanna Cunningham MSP when Minister for Community Safety and the administration of both the new and old Fire Pension Schemes in Scotland falls to the Scottish Public Pensions Agency which is an agency of the Scottish Government.

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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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  • Has spoken in 11 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 86.49% 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") 262 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jun 2015.


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