How Stewart Hosie voted
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Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government Source
Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
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Stewart Hosie hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
The UK Government’s devolution policy was outlined in this week’s published Command Paper, which sought to devolve, in a number of ways, about a third of Scotland’s revenue base or less than half of the funding requirements of the Scottish Parliament. Given that this is not the unprecedented devolution of major powers promised by the Prime Minister, will the Secretary of...
I should be delighted. The hon. Gentleman is making a number of very interesting points while trying to rewrite the outcome of the referendum. May I ask him to confirm that the first page of the Scottish Government’s submission to the Smith commission makes plain our understanding that the commission will simply be about devolution and will not lead to independence, and that we...
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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
- Home Department
- Work and Pensions
- 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 4 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 43.62% 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 359 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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