Michael Crockart

MP, Edinburgh West

Edinburgh West Liberal Democrat

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How Michael Crockart voted
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  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local government 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 — Scotland: Nuisance Calls 14 Jan 2015

    What discussions he has had with the Minister for culture, communications and creative industries on how effectively the Government are protecting vulnerable consumers in Scotland from nuisance calls.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Nuisance Calls 14 Jan 2015

    Over the last two years, trials run by councils and trading standards officers have installed call blockers in the homes of 400 older and vulnerable Scots, blocking more than 100,000 nuisance calls, improving their quality of life and protecting them from becoming the victims of scams. Does the Minister agree that the time for pilots is over, as the technology is proven, and that we need to...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: British Nationality 12 Jan 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what external agencies are carrying out character enquiries on behalf of UK Visas and Immigration as part of the application process for British Citizenship; and what the (a) mean, (b) median and (c) longest time taken to complete such enquiries by each such agency was in the last year for which information is available.

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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: 6 Jan 2015.

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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