Angus Robertson

MP, Moray

Moray Scottish National Party

Angus Robertson campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Angus Robertson’s voting in Parliament

Angus Robertson is a Scottish National Party MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Scottish National Party MPs.

This is a selection of Angus Robertson’s votes.

  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Generally voted against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government
  • Almost always voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes

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

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 19 Oct 2016

    I join the Prime Minister and the leader of the Labour party in remembering the Aberfan disaster. Our thoughts are with everyone affected by that. Thousands of innocent civilians have now been killed by Saudi air strikes in Yemen. Can the Prime Minister assure the House that those civilians have not been killed by Paveway IV missiles partially manufactured in Scotland that are under licence...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 19 Oct 2016

    I thank the Prime Minister for her kind wishes but, to return to the subject of my question, it is beyond doubt that Saudi air forces are bombing Yemen. Planes made in Britain are being flown by pilots who were trained by Britain and dropping missiles that are made in Britain. I asked her a direct question and she could not answer it, so I will try a second time. Can she give the House an...
  • Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee 12 Oct 2016

    Women and Equalities: Women in the House of Commons after the 2020 election. 9:30 am; The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
    Witnesses: Tim Farron MP, Leader of the Liberal Democrats Rt Hon Sir Patrick McLoughlin MP, Chair, Conservative Party Rt Hon Angus Robertson MP, Leader, SNP Westminster Group Rt Hon Jeremy Corbyn MP, Leader of the Labour Party

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Scottish National Party MP for Moray

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election


Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • International Development
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Trade and Industry
  • EU Committees
  • Military Aircraft
  • Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft
  • Devolution
  • Nuclear Submarines

Currently held offices

  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (since 9 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow SNP Westminster Group Leader (Constitution) (since 20 May 2015)
  • SNP Westminster Leader (since 15 Jun 2010)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Defence) (15 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Foreign Affairs) (15 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Without portfolio (10 May 2005 to 15 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister) (10 May 2005 to 10 May 2007)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (12 Nov 2001 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Defence) (10 May 2001 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (10 May 2001 to 6 May 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 64 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Angus Robertson’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 61.36% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 7 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above 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.
  • 96 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Angus Robertson’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 371 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.


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