Angus MacNeil

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Tranpsort)

Na h-Eileanan an Iar Scottish National Party

Angus MacNeil’s voting in Parliament

Angus MacNeil is a Scottish National Party MP, and 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 for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability 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
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords 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

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 11 Mar 2016

    Scotland Act 1998 (Amendment) Bill - 2nd reading – Angus MacNeil. Legislation
  • Equitable Life: Recreational Sea Bass Fishing 11 Feb 2016

    On the words expressed earlier about the Europe and the CFP, does the hon. Gentleman find it remiss of the Prime Minister that he did not prioritise fisheries in any part of his negotiations with Europe?
  • Energy and Climate Change: Capacity Market Auctions 11 Feb 2016

    Will the right hon. Lady look to make changes to the capacity market, so that battery energy storage can compete and provide an alternative to thermal generation? Will she also look at final consumption levies that are affecting battery storage, because battery storage is not, of course, final consumption? It is just storage.

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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, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (since 30 Nov 2015)
  • 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 75 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 49 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 59.38% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below 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.
  • 110 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Angus MacNeil’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 354 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Tenant crofter on the Island of Barra.
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Government of Gibraltar
Address of donor: Gibraltar House, 150 Strand, London WC2R 1JA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation; £812

Destination of visit: Gibraltar

Date of visit: 10-14 September 2015

Purpose of visit: Gibraltar National Day, as Deputy Foreign Affairs Spokesperson for the SNP

(Registered 10 November 2015)
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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