Danny Alexander

MP, Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey

Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey Liberal Democrat

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How Danny Alexander voted
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  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
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Danny Alexander hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Joint Exchequer Committee 17 Dec 2014

    In this Parliament, the Finance Ministers’ Quadrilateral met on the following dates: 15 July and 15 September 2010 14 July 2011 5 March and 8 November 2012 3 June and 18 November 2013 The agenda for Finance Quadrilateral meetings typically covers an update on the UK economy and the circumstances of each of the devolved administrations, as well as examining practical...
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Succession 17 Dec 2014

    The Sovereign has received no direct benefit from bona vacantia since 1988. The Privy purse benefited by 339k in 1984/85, 468k in 1985/86, 418k in 1986/87 and 497k in 1987/88. Since 1988 proceeds from bona vacantia have been used to pay late claims and the balance has been divided between three charities established to receive these funds which are the Duchy of...
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Public Expenditure: Greater Manchester 17 Dec 2014

    HM Treasury does not hold the total amount of all Government spending in Greater Manchester. The Department for Communities and Local Government collect detailed information on local authority expenditure, however this does not cover all government spend in Greater Manchester.

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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)

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  • Has spoken in 9 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 41.54% 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.
  • 95 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Danny Alexander’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 559 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Ministry of Sound Ltd
(a) Address of donor: 103 Gaunt Street, London SE1 6DP
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 2736122
(a) (Registered 24 November 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Orion Engineering Services Ltd
(a) Address of donor: Orion House, Castle Heather, Inverness IV2 6AA
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £25,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration SC098014
(a) (Registered 24 November 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Orion Engineering Services Ltd
(a) Address of donor: Orion House, Castle Heather, Inverness IV2 6AA
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £25,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration SC098014
(a) (Registered 25 November 2014)
(a) Name of donor: The Joseph Rowntree Trust Ltd
(a) Address of donor: The Garden House, Water End, York YO30 6WQ
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,750
(a) Donor status: Trust
(a) (Registered 5 December 2014)

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