Angus MacNeil

MP, Na h-Eileanan an Iar

Na h-Eileanan an Iar Scottish National Party

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How Angus MacNeil voted
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  • Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
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Angus MacNeil hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 18 Dec 2014

    May we have a debate on the newspaper industry—local and daily, and perhaps with particular reference to the excellent new daily paper in Scotland from the Herald stable, called The National? After a few weeks, its circulation is almost up to that of The Herald itself and far higher than the established The Scotsman. Will the Leader of the House take this opportunity to join me in...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Carer's Allowance: Moray 17 Dec 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in Na h-Eileanan an Iar constituency are in receipt of carer's allowance.
  • Barnett Formula 16 Dec 2014

    The hon. Gentleman mentioned the Barnett formula and, before he goes too far, I want to highlight its operation. About a fortnight ago, the Treasury gave out money because roads and health in England had a shout for that. Therefore, from that followed Barnett consequentials to Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland. However, I notice that, if there is a need in Scotland, Wales or Northern...

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Scottish National Party MP for Na h-Eileanan an Iar

Entered 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

  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Tranpsort)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Constitutional Reform)

Other offices held in the past

  • Spokesperson (Transport; Rural Affairs; Scotland Office) (13 Jul 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs; Fishing and Tourism; Transport) (2 Aug 2006 to 13 Jul 2009)
  • Spokesperson (Environment, Food & Rural Affairs; Transport) (16 Jan 2006 to 2 Aug 2006)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 25 Nov 2008)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 61 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 39 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 47.69% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
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  • 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 302 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Tenant crofter on the Island of Barra.
8. Land and Property
House in Fort William, from which rental income is received.
Flat in Glasgow, from which rental income is received.
Flat in London, from which rental income is received.

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