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

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 has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance 28 Apr 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what guidance his Department provides to health care professionals on applying the power in regulation 35 of the Employment Allowance Regulations 2008 to award employment and support allowance to claimants in the support group in exceptional circumstances.
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance 28 Apr 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many claimants have been awarded employment and support allowance (ESA) under regulation (a) 29 and (b) 35 of the Employment and Support Allowance Regulations 2008; and how many such claimants were originally in the ESA support group.
  • National Living Wage 18 Apr 2016

    I, too, pay tribute to the hon. Member for Mitcham and Morden (Siobhain McDonagh), not just for her efforts to secure today’s debate but for the work that she has done in recent months, fairly consistently, on this issue. I am sorry to hear that she is not very well, and I wish her a swift recovery and return to the House. However, the right hon. Member for Enfield North (Joan Ryan)...

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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: 18 Apr 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
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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