Stewart Hosie

MP, Dundee East

Dundee East Scottish National Party

Stewart Hosie’s voting in Parliament

Stewart Hosie is a Scottish National Party MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Scottish National Party MPs.

This is a selection of Stewart Hosie’s votes.

  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Generally voted against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government
  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes

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Stewart Hosie never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Spending Review and Autumn Statement 25 Nov 2015

    I was intrigued by Tory Back Benchers cheering the humiliating U-turn on tax credits. It seems like barely three or four weeks ago that they were cheering on, and voting for, the implementation of the tax credit policy. But times move on and things change. The genesis of today’s statement was the decision announced last year when the Chancellor stated that he wanted to reduce public...
  • Opposition Day — [10th Allotted Day]: The Economy 18 Nov 2015

    I start by agreeing with what the shadow Chancellor said in opening his remarks—that cost should be no obstacle to providing the necessary security and intelligence to protect the people from the kind of threats that we are now seeing and that we saw in Paris. I therefore say to the Economic Secretary that if the Government wish to increase spending in those areas, there will certainly...
  • Opposition Day — [10th Allotted Day]: The Economy 18 Nov 2015

    Growth was strangled throughout the early part of the recovery in the last Parliament. If it has picked up since, that might say more about the weakness of our major competitors than any inherent goodness or sense in the Tory plan, which, as I say, has actually failed. This is an austerity programme that saw 121 billion-worth of cuts, tax rises and discretionary consolidation in the...

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Scottish National Party MP for Dundee East

Entered the 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, House of Commons Commission (since 9 Jul 2015)
  • Member, Members Estimate Committee (since 9 Jul 2015)
  • Shadow SNP Westminster Group Leader (Economy) (since 13 May 2015)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Economy) (since 13 May 2015)
  • SNP Deputy Leader (since 15 Jun 2010)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Treasury Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Treasury) (15 Jun 2010 to 13 May 2015)
  • SNP Chief Whip (15 Jun 2010 to 20 May 2015)
  • Shadow Chief Whip (Commons) (10 Oct 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) (10 May 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Women) (10 May 2005 to 10 Oct 2007)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs) (10 May 2005 to 10 Oct 2007)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 31 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 3 written questions in the last year — below 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 68.94% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 16 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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.
  • 104 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Stewart Hosie’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 410 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Nov 2015.


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