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Scottish National Party MP for Na h-Eileanan an Iar
- Entered Parliament on 5 May 2005 — General election
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Angus MacNeil voted on key issues:
- Voted a mixture of for and against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted very strongly against a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Has never voted on greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly against replacing Trident. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration. votes
- Voted moderately against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Has never voted on a smoking ban. votes
- Voted moderately against introducing ID cards. votes
- Has never voted on a transparent Parliament. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Transport, Treasury, Defence, Scotland, Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Cabinet: Glasgow, Departmental Lost Property, Departmental Visits Abroad, Disabled, Correspondence
(based on written questions asked by Angus MacNeil and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
SNP MPs only attend sittings where the legislation pertains to Scotland.
- Prisons (Interference with Wireless Telegraphy) Bill Committee (0 out of 1)
- Daylight Saving Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Nato: Common Fisheries Policy (17 Jun 2013)
“I worked as a fisherman 18 years ago, and fishermen often tell me nowadays that they have to dump non-targeted dogfish or spurdog, particularly each winter, as they go into their nets and have no quota to land them. What will change for these dead fish and for those fishing boats on the back of this statement?”
- Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Scotland (17 Jun 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (1) which external (a) organisations and (b) individuals his Department has engaged with as part of the Scotland Analysis Programme; and what was discussed at such consultation; (2) how many officials in his Department have been allocated to work on the Scotland Analysis Programme; and at what cost to the public purse;...”
- Written Answers — Defence: Wind Power: Planning Permission (17 Jun 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) what guidance his Department gives on wind turbine applications; (2) what assessment he has made of the effects on the radar at Cletraval, Uist, of small domestic turbines in the machair.”
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- Has spoken in 55 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 41 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 49.56% 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 3 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 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") 226 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 7 May 2013. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05||2003/04||2002/03||2001/02|
|Staying away from main home||£19,465 (310th)||£20,228 (383rd)||£22,110 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£21,634|
|Office running costs||£12,463 (522nd)||£16,743 (406th)||£21,416 (217th)||£18,366|
|Staffing costs||£69,548 (613th)||£70,096 (609th)||£86,299 (237th)||£40,607|
|Communications Allowance||£5,864 (452nd)||£1,036 (577th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£31,524 (2nd)1||£36,322 (1st)2||£37,273 (1st)||£27,976|
|Members' Staff Travel||£0||£209 (320th)||£789 (158th)||£424|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£323 (244th)||£482 (joint 215th with 1 other)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£622 (31st)||£1,018 (21st)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£1,775 (543rd)||£70 (637th)||£188 (631st)||£443|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£770 (593rd)||£853 (600th)||£2,756||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,173 (joint 372nd with 1 other)||£1,043 (joint 353rd with 5 others)||£895|
|Total||£141,583 (431st)||£148,147 (305th)||£169,971 (7th)||£113,101|