How Angus MacNeil voted
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Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Source
Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government 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 against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
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Angus MacNeil hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
I am trying to understand exactly what the right hon. Gentleman is saying. Is he saying, for example, that were a future Prime Minister to lie in order to take the country to war, duping Parliament and, by extension, its Committees, the public should have no sanction other than years later at a general election, when many other issues could be at stake?
The right hon. Gentleman has used the phrase “representative democracy” on a number of occasions. If this is indeed a representative democracy, surely he has nothing to fear from a recall Bill. In fact, having this Bill in the voters’ locker as a big stick used lightly might ensure that it was a representative democracy as regards the two examples he has given—tuition...
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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
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Cabinet: Glasgow
- Departmental Lost Property
- Departmental Visits Abroad
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 62 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 21 written questions in the last year — 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 47.12% 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") 290 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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