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.
Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
Generally voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
Generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
Generally voted against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
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Eilidh Whiteford never rebelled against their party in this parliament
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when he plans next to publish comprehensive statistics on sanctions for jobseeker's allowance and employment and support allowance claimants.
Thank you, Mr Chope. I begin by congratulating the hon. Member for Ealing Central and Acton (Dr Huq) on securing the debate, which I have listened to carefully. I genuinely regret that more London MPs have not been called to speak, because I know that the contributions they have to make are worthy. What I have heard today leaves me in no doubt about the seriousness of the housing problems...
I am very pleased that the hon. Lady has managed to get those important points on the record, because they are pertinent to this debate and have not really come to the fore yet. Prices are way beyond the purse of even quite well-paid people in London, and that is just not sustainable. The fundamental and interlinked issues at the heart of this are supply and affordability. A fundamental...
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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
- Crisis Loans
- 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
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 10 Aug 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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