A selection of Eilidh Whiteford's votes
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Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Details
Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government Details
Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VAT Details
Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details
Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
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The thematic focus on jobs in this debate helps us to get to the heart of why last week’s Budget was a huge missed opportunity. The Government had a chance to move away from a cuts agenda that has stifled recovery, but they failed to take it. Instead, Scotland alone is looking at a further £12 billion of cuts over the next four years, which will hamper our economic recovery, damage...
I agree with my hon. Friend that regressive taxation has played an important part in driving up child poverty. The pernicious combination of low pay and cuts to tax credits and child benefit has been the main driver of child poverty in our communities and of the increased pressure on parents to comply with the sometimes quite unreasonable and disproportionate conditionality in the system....
Will the right hon. Gentleman give way?
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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
- 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)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.
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£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)
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