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 for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted moderately for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
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Danny Alexander hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Housing: Expenditure 18 Dec 2014

    Housing benefit expenditure is publically available as part of the Benefit Expenditure and Caseload tables 2014 and is available at the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/benefit-expenditure -and-caseload-tables-2014 Almost 217,000 affordable homes have been delivered in England since April 2010. The Affordable Homes Programme is on track to deliver 170,000...
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Economic Situation: Northern Ireland 18 Dec 2014

    The UK Government shares the Northern Ireland Executive’s goal of rebalancing the Northern Ireland economy. The Northern Ireland economic pact ‘Building a Prosperous and United Community’ set out a range of measures to help rebalance the Northern Ireland economy and drive investment, jobs and growth. The first annual update on progress was published in July 2014. ...
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Public Expenditure: Wales 18 Dec 2014

    The Secretary of State for Wales has announced a process to consider the Welsh devolution settlement, with the aim of reaching cross-party agreement by 1 March 2015. Building on the joint review process agreed in October 2012 and undertaken as part of the Spending Round in 2013, the UK and Welsh governments have also agreed to revisit the arrangements for considering relative funding in...

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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 41.43% 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") 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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