Stewart Hosie

MP, Dundee East

Dundee East Scottish National Party

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How Stewart Hosie voted
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  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
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Stewart Hosie hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Oil Prices 27 Jan 2015

    The oil industry has told us that the softening in the oil price has highlighted the underlying problem in the North sea, which is the high cost of doing business there, driven by an up to 81% tax on production. Instead of waiting till the Budget, will the Chancellor take urgent action on investment allowances and on a cut to the supplementary charge?
  • Opposition Day — [13th Allotted Day]: Trident Renewal 20 Jan 2015

    May I take my hon. Friend back to the question of costs and try to put some numbers on this? Is it not the case that according to the last comprehensive assessment, the cost was something in the order of 9% of the MOD budget, around 2.9 billion a year, moving to around 4 billion throughout the 2020s? Does that not give a clear indication of the scale—the quantum—of the...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Charter for Budget Responsibility 13 Jan 2015

    I was struck by the shadow Chancellor’s contribution. His criticism of the charter appeared to be that it was not particularly clear when some of the Government’s targets or aims might be met—not an unreasonable criticism, although I was reminded that the last Labour Government used to try to balance the books over the economic cycle and then change the start time of the...

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Scottish National Party MP for Dundee East

Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election


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Topics of interest

  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Work and Pensions
  • Transport
  • Defence
  • Departmental Billing
  • Departmental Manpower
  • Departments: Private Finance Initiative
  • Departmental Public Participation
  • Departmental Buildings

Currently held offices

  • Member, Treasury Committee
  • SNP Chief Whip
  • SNP Deputy Leader
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Treasury)

Other offices held in the past

  • Spokesperson (Chief Whip; Treasury) (13 Jul 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Chief Whip (29 Aug 2007 to 11 May 2010)
  • Spokesperson (Economy; Home Affairs; Treasury; Women) (2 Aug 2006 to 13 Jul 2009)
  • Spokesperson (Chancellor of the Exchequer; Home Secretary) (16 Jan 2006 to 2 Aug 2006)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 19 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 18 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 44.14% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
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  • People have made 15 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.
  • 86 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Stewart Hosie’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 365 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

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Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.


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