Stewart Hosie

MP, Dundee East

Dundee East Scottish National Party

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How Stewart Hosie voted
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  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees 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 increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
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Stewart Hosie hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Opposition Day: [Un-allotted Half Day] — Future Government Spending 4 Mar 2015

    We debated similar issues early in January, when the Government laid out their proposals for the “Charter for Budget Responsibility”. I explained in that debate that the Government had promised that they would eradicate the entire structural deficit within the five years of this Parliament. It is important to understand what the Government pledged. They specifically stated that...
  • Opposition Day: [Un-allotted Half Day] — Future Government Spending 4 Mar 2015

    That is precisely why the Government should have taken a flexible approach to deficit consolidation, rather than a fixed-term approach. I will say more about that in a moment. It is useful today to identify precisely what is on offer, other than the 30 billion of extra cuts that were promised by the Government in January. That is, of course, no more than a continuation of the existing...
  • Opposition Day: [Un-allotted Half Day] — Future Government Spending 4 Mar 2015

    It is a Labour motion, and I might not even support it. I am merely pointing out that the Tory party told us that the current account would be back in the black, but it is not. We are borrowing almost 80 billion this year. The Tories’ austerity programme has failed. We need to reduce debt to a prudent level, with the Government of the day specifying what is or is not prudent,...

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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
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Treasury)
  • SNP Deputy Leader
  • SNP Chief Whip

Other offices held in the past

  • Spokesperson (Chief Whip; Treasury) (13 Jul 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Chief Whip (Commons) (10 Oct 2007 to 6 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)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Women) (10 May 2005 to 10 Oct 2007)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs) (10 May 2005 to 10 Oct 2007)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) (10 May 2005 to 6 May 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 18 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 44.17% 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") 365 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

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Last updated: 23 Feb 2015.


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