Michael Crockart

MP, Edinburgh West

Edinburgh West Liberal Democrat

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How Michael Crockart voted
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  • Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted moderately against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
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Michael Crockart occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Deputy Prime Minister: City Deals 18 Nov 2014

    Will my right hon. Friend share with the House the progress being made with the first Scottish city deal in Glasgow, and are any discussions taking place with other great Scottish cities, such as Edinburgh?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Avian Influenza 17 Nov 2014

    While public health is rightly uppermost in our minds at the moment, this is, as my right hon. Friend has said, a live poultry disease. Live poultry exports are worth a significant proportion of the 3.3 billion that poultry generates for UK GDP. Has she made any further progress in including the concept of compartmentalisation and export health certificates, and negotiated with our...
  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Dangerous Dogs 5 Nov 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many dogs have been put down in each of the last five years under section 1 orders of the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 by each police authority in (a) England, (b) Scotland and (c) Wales.

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Liberal Democrat MP for Edinburgh West

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Work and Pensions
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Treasury
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Apprentices
  • Military Bases
  • Military Bases: Edinburgh
  • Armed Forces: Housing
  • Military Bases: Kirknewton

Currently held offices

  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee
  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (23 May 2011 to 5 Nov 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Nov 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payment of £80 from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1V 8RT, for survey. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 14 January 2014)
6 August 2014, payment of £75 from Populus, 10 Northborough Street, London EC1V 0AT, for interview on 16 July 2014. Hours: 35 mins. Payment made to Edinburgh West Liberal Democrats. (Registered 26 August 2014)

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