Eilidh Whiteford

MP, Banff and Buchan

Banff and Buchan Scottish National Party

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How Eilidh Whiteford voted
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  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government Source
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Eilidh Whiteford hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Pension Credit 22 Jul 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions with reference to the impact assessment of the single-tier pension published in October 2013, if he will make an estimate of how many people reaching state pension age after implementation of the single-tier pension in (a) the UK and (b) Scotland would have been eligible for savings credit in (i) 2020 and (ii) 2030 had savings credit not...
  • Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Banff 22 Jul 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate he has made of the number of households in Banff and Buchan constituency whose incomes from benefit payments have reduced by (a) 10 per cent, (b) between 20 and 49 per cent and (c) 50 per cent or more since May 2010.
  • [Mr David Amess in the Chair] — Jobcentre Plus 10 Jul 2014

    As always, it is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Amess. I begin by congratulating the hon. Member for Aberdeen South (Dame Anne Begg) and her Committee on the report, which identifies some key issues for jobcentres, for staff and for those who use the services that they provide. On a day when many jobcentre staff are on strike to highlight the impact of the Government’s...

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Scottish National Party MP for Banff and Buchan

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Agriculture and Fisheries)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Women)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (International Development)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Work and Pensions)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 49 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 39 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 49.82% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
    Note SNP MPs do not vote on legislation not affecting Scotland.
  • People have made 4 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 165 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

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Last updated: 26 Aug 2014.


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