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 on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Scottish National Party MPs.

However, Eilidh Whiteford sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Eilidh Whiteford generally voted against higher taxes on banks, while most Scottish National Party MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Eilidh Whiteford never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: North Sea Oil and Gas 10 Feb 2016

    What discussions has the Secretary of State had with the Chancellor about continued funding for seismic surveys on the UK continental shelf?
  • Work Capability Assessments — [Mrs Madeleine Moon in the Chair] 9 Feb 2016

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship for what I think is the first time, Mrs Moon. I congratulate the hon. Member for Sheffield, Heeley (Louise Haigh) on securing this debate. The dysfunctionality of the work capability assessment has been a recurring theme in Parliament for as long as I have been here. It has been a running sore for the Government, so I am glad that in recent...
  • Work Capability Assessments — [Mrs Madeleine Moon in the Chair] 9 Feb 2016

    As ever, the hon. Gentleman makes an important point clearly. There is no reason why people’s medical history should not be included in the assessments. Often, consultants—sometimes it is a GP, but in cases of serious illness it is more likely to be a consultant—are in a position to provide insight into the longevity of a condition as well as its immediate acute effects.

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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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 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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