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 strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
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Eilidh Whiteford hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Shipbuilding 26 Nov 2014

    The Scottish Government took action in the summer to secure the future of the Ferguson shipyard, the last remaining commercial shipyard on the Clyde. Given the doubts that have been cast over the UK Government’s commitment to bringing the Type 26 frigate contracts to the Clyde, will the Government publish the commercial principles agreement with BAE Systems, so that there can be...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobseeker's Allowance 26 Nov 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what his policy is on jobseeker's allowance claimants undertaking a mandatory work activity or community work placement taking paternity leave.
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Poverty: Scotland 26 Nov 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many households in Scotland were living in relative poverty and contained at least one person in work in each year since 1997.

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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 50 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 40 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 50.26% 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") 174 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 24 Nov 2014.

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