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Conservative MP for Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale, Former Conservative MSP for South of Scotland
- Also represented South of Scotland
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Scotland (since 14 May 2010) (note about dates)
- Entered Parliament on 5 May 2005 — General election
- Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election
- Left the Scottish Parliament on 17 June 2005 — Resigned
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How David Mundell voted on key issues:
- Voted strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted moderately against more EU integration. votes
- Has never voted on a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Has never voted on a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted moderately against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted moderately for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Has never voted on removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted for replacing Trident. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Scotland, Treasury, Trade and Industry, Work and Pensions, Transport
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Elections, Business: Government Assistance, Postal Services, Joint Ministerial Committee, Homecoming Scotland
(based on written questions asked by David Mundell and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- PARTNERSHIPS (PROSECUTION) (SCOTLAND) BILL [LORDS] Committee (1 out of 1)
- Driving Instruction (Suspension and Exemption Powers) Bill Committee (0 out of 1)
- Written Answers — Scotland: Flexible Working (28 Nov 2013)
“Two Scotland Office officials below director level make use of compressed hours arrangements as part of the Civil Service's flexible working hours scheme. The Scotland Office has no officials above director level.”
- Written Answers — Scotland: Secondment (28 Nov 2013)
“No Scotland Office officials have been seconded to (a) the private sector and (b) trades unions since 2010.”
- Written Answers — Scotland: Secondment (28 Nov 2013)
“The Scotland Office has not had any secondees from either the trade unions or the voluntary sector since 2010.”
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- Has spoken in 9 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 64.11% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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") 203 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 25 Nov 2013. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05||2003/04||2002/03||2001/02|
|Staying away from main home||£19,447 (312th)||£22,177 (285th)||£22,079 (224th)||£19,177|
|Office running costs||£25,727 (44th)||£28,618 (19th)||£27,503 (52nd)||£28,329|
|Staffing costs||£88,149 (477th)||£78,977 (547th)||£84,185 (329th)||£71,095|
|Communications Allowance||£14,402 (32nd)||£11,597 (55th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£20,835 (14th)1||£18,331 (27th)2||£21,681 (17th)||£16,210|
|Members' Staff Travel||£168 (298th)||£478 (joint 218th with 1 other)||£726 (171st)||£683|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£0||£571 (202nd)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£1,284 (12th)||£1,090 (19th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£6,971 (joint 38th with 1 other)||£1,585 (78th)||£2,185 (84th)||£1,706|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£4,743 (82nd)||£7,309 (72nd)||£5,029||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,020 (563rd)||£930 (joint 523rd with 22 others)||£930|
|Total||£176,983 (30th)||£169,187 (20th)||£166,598 (10th)||£143,159|
2 Regular journeys between home/constituency/Westminster: Mileage £5,337 (83rd). Rail £2,950 (294th). Air £7,899 (60th). Misc £845 (42nd). Other: Mileage £172 (36th). Rail £182 (87th). European £946 (61st).