Michael Crockart

Former MP, Edinburgh West

Edinburgh West Liberal Democrat

A selection of Michael Crockart's votes

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  • Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Generally voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Almost always voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Post-study Work Visas 23 Mar 2015

    What discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Scotland on the potential introduction of a scheme to allow international students graduating from Scottish further and higher education institutions to remain in Scotland to work for a defined period of time.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Post-study Work Visas 23 Mar 2015

    The recommendation comes as part of the Smith agreement. It recognises that the higher education sector is a multi-billion pound industry, and Edinburgh university is one of the most successful participants in that. More than 10,000 foreign students are now studying at Edinburgh, generating some of the highest quality research in the UK. Does the Minister agree that keeping more of those...
  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Poultry Meat: Imports 16 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what the Government's position is in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations on the import from the US of chemically-treated poultry.

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Profile

Former Liberal Democrat MP for Edinburgh West

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — 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

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (18 Dec 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (5 Nov 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (16 Jul 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (23 May 2011 to 5 Nov 2012)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 15 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 19 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 69.73% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 48 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 49 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
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)
4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Robert Armour
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 30 March 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Robert Armour
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 30 March 2015)
(a) Name of donor: John Aldridge
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 30 March 2015)
(a) Name of donor: AVRE Partners Ltd
(a) Address of donor: 9 Great Chesterford Court, London Road, Great Chesterford CB10 1PF
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 09010358
(a) (Registered 30 March 2015)
(a) Name of donor: David Harcus
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 30 March 2015)

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