Angus MacNeil

MP, Na h-Eileanan an Iar

Na h-Eileanan an Iar Scottish National Party

Angus MacNeil’s voting in Parliament

Angus MacNeil is a Scottish National Party MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Scottish National Party MPs.

This is a selection of Angus MacNeil’s votes.

  • Consistently voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Angus MacNeil’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Angus MacNeil’s full vote analysis page for more.

Angus MacNeil never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

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Scottish National Party MP for Na h-Eileanan an Iar

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election


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Topics of interest

  • Transport
  • Treasury
  • Defence
  • Scotland
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Cabinet: Glasgow
  • Departmental Lost Property
  • Departmental Visits Abroad
  • Disabled
  • Correspondence

Currently held offices

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 10 Sep 2015)
  • Chair, Energy and Climate Change Committee (since 18 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Tranpsort) (15 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Constitutional Reform) (15 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Scotland) (1 Jul 2008 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (1 Jul 2007 to 1 Jul 2008)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 24 Nov 2008)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (10 May 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport) (5 May 2005 to 6 May 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 78 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 57 written questions in the last year — above 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 80.82% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 114 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Angus MacNeil’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 345 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 28 Sep 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Tenant crofter on the Island of Barra.
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Joint ownership of house in Fort William; (i) and (until May 2015) (ii) (Updated 23 June 2015)
Flat in Glasgow: (i) and (ii)
Flat in London: (i) and (ii)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Jane MacNeil, as Parliamentary Assistant and Caseworker.

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