Eilidh Whiteford

MP, Banff and Buchan

Banff and Buchan Scottish National Party

Eilidh Whiteford’s voting in Parliament

Eilidh Whiteford is a Scottish National Party MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Scottish National Party MPs.

This is a selection of Eilidh Whiteford’s votes.

  • Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Eilidh Whiteford’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Eilidh Whiteford’s full vote analysis page for more.

Eilidh Whiteford never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Disqualification 18 Sep 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will increase the frequency of the publication of statistics on sanctions for (a) jobseeker's allowance and (b) employment and support allowance claimants.
  • National Insurance Contributions (Rate Ceilings) Bill (Programme): Tax Credits 15 Sep 2015

    Let there be no mistake: this statutory instrument will mean drastic cuts in the incomes of families with parents in low-paid work. Across the UK, about 7.5 million children live in about 4 million families that are in receipt of tax credits, and the vast majority of those families are in work. The key impact of the measure will be to reduce the incomes of more than 3 million working families...
  • National Insurance Contributions (Rate Ceilings) Bill (Programme): Tax Credits 15 Sep 2015

    The hon. Lady is making a ridiculous argument and once again trying to pretend that there are people on welfare and people in work whereas in reality—as illustrated by the tax credit system—many thousands and millions of working people are dependent on benefits because of low pay. That is the key issue in this debate. The Government are attacking low-paid workers, just as they...

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Scottish National Party MP for Banff and Buchan

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

Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Crisis Loans
  • Scotland
  • Departmental Buildings
  • Mass Media
  • Lost Property

Currently held offices

  • Shadow SNP Westminster Group Leader (Social Justice and Welfare) (since 21 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (International Development) (15 Jun 2010 to 13 May 2015)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Women) (15 Jun 2010 to 13 May 2015)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (15 Jun 2010 to 20 May 2015)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Agriculture and Fisheries) (15 Jun 2010 to 13 May 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 28 Sep 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
February 2015, £200 from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY for participation in survey. Payment donated to charity. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 24 March 2015)
February 2015, £75 from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for participation in survey. Payment donated to charity. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 24 March 2015)
16 April 2015, £100 from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for completing a survey on 7 March 2015. Hours: 45 mins. Payment donated to local voluntary organisation. (Registered 18 May 2015)

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