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 strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted very strongly for a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
  • Voted moderately against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails

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Angus MacNeil hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Regional Airports — [Nadine Dorries in the Chair] 15 Jul 2014

    On the reference to Brazil, I happily remember that Northern Ireland did just as well as Brazil in the 1982 World cup, when, as I am sure the hon. Gentleman clearly remembers, Gerry Armstrong scored a fantastic goal against Spain. However, the substance of my question relates to excellent idea from the hon. Member for Blackley and Broughton (Graham Stringer) about open skies. The hon....
  • Regional Airports — [Nadine Dorries in the Chair] 15 Jul 2014

    The hon. Gentleman asserted that airports rely on a hub system, but that is an arguable point. I gently say to him that the hub system did not come about accidentally. For about 50 years, the UK had bilateral air agreements specifying that only London airports could be used. If there is a hub system, perhaps the most logical hub would be Schiphol airport, with its five runways. However, as we...
  • Regional Airports — [Nadine Dorries in the Chair] 15 Jul 2014

    The hon. Gentleman makes a good point about connectivity across the UK. Perhaps the regional air connectivity fund should be used for airports in the north of Scotland. Some might say that such airports are on the periphery of the UK, but they are certainly not on the periphery of the globe. Money from the fund could be used to link Stornoway to the Faroe Islands, or perhaps for...

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

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)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 59 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 22 written questions in the last year — 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 47.48% 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") 281 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Tenant crofter on the Island of Barra.
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: The European Azerbaijan Society
Address of donor: 2 Queen Anne’s Gate, London SW1H 9AA
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, £3,700, hotel accommodation, £500; total cost £4,200
Destination of visit: Baku and Ganja, Azerbaijan
Date of visit: 31 May-6 June 2013
Purpose of visit: as part of a delegation from the APPG for Azerbaijan, to meet with political and parliamentary figures including the President of the Republic, local business people; representatives of international organizations based in Azerbaijan; displaced peoples from the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh and representatives of human rights groups; to attend the Caspian Oil and Gas Conference.
(Registered 30 July 2013)
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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