Danny Alexander

MP, Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey

Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey Liberal Democrat

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  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Source
  • Voted moderately against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
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Danny Alexander hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Private Finance Initiative 30 Oct 2014

    The Treasury holds one PFI contract, GOGGS West, which was entered into on 1st May 2000. Information on all PFI projects can be found on the following link, https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/private-finance-i nitiative-projects-2013-summary-data. The current projects spreadsheet can be filtered by procuring authority and then by date of financial close in order to determine the...
  • Written Ministerial Statements — Treasury: Public Sector Exit Payments (Recovery) 28 Oct 2014

    We are today publishing the Government response to the consultation about provisions in the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill which will enable the recovery of exit payments when high earners return to the same part of the public sector within 12 months of leaving. These provisions will ensure that the taxpayer is not paying out large sums in redundancies only to incur the cost...
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Private Finance Initiative 24 Oct 2014

    The Treasury holds one PFI project, GOGGS West, which will come to a close in 2037-38. Further information on current PFI and PF2 projects can be found on the following link, https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/private-finance-i nitiative-projects-2013-summary-data. This data will be updated in due course, in the normal way.

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Liberal Democrat MP for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey

Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Treasury
  • Health
  • Defence
  • Home Department
  • Departmental Pensions
  • Housing Benefit
  • Disability
  • Tax Credits
  • Benefits

Currently held offices

  • The Chief Secretary to the Treasury

Other offices held in the past

  • The Secretary of State for Scotland (12 May 2010 to 29 May 2010)
  • Chair of the Manifesto Group (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Leader's Chief of Staff, Cross-Portfolio and Non-Portfolio Responsibilities (6 Mar 2008 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Work & Pensions (4 Jul 2007 to 21 Jul 2008)
  • Social Exclusion, Cross-Portfolio and Non-Portfolio Responsibilities (23 Jan 2007 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Minister (Social Exclusion), Cabinet Office (23 Jan 2007 to 5 Jul 2007)
  • Disability Issues, Cross-Portfolio and Non-Portfolio Responsibilities (21 Mar 2006 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Minister and Disability Spokesperson, Work & Pensions (30 Jan 2006 to 4 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 29 Jan 2008)
  • Shadow Minister, Work & Pensions (1 Jun 2005 to 30 Jan 2006)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 10 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 high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 42.47% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 23 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 541 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

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Last updated: 27 Oct 2014.

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