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A selection of Angus Robertson's votes
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Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 44 votes against, 10 absences, between 2012–2016
Almost always voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
0 votes for, 6 votes against, 1 absence, between 2007–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
2 votes for, 2 votes against, 1 absence, between 2004–2011
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013
Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
We have lots more plain English analysis of Angus Robertson’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Angus Robertson’s full vote analysis page for more.
Will the Prime Minister give a clear and unambiguous commitment to maintaining the triple lock on the state pension?
I asked the Prime Minister a pretty simple yes/no question and she failed to answer it, so pensioners right across this land are right to conclude that this Tory Prime Minister plans to ditch the triple lock on the state pension. Too many women already face pensions inequality, and the Tories will not even guarantee the pensions triple lock. The only reason they will not do so is that they...
The Prime Minister says that she wants unity and an end to division; she intends to achieve that by crushing opposition, with political opponents described as “saboteurs”. I invited her earlier to distance herself from that, but she was not prepared to do so. This is not a vision or an understanding of mainstream democracy that I share with the Prime Minister. For months we have heard...
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Former Scottish National Party MP for Moray
Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election
Topics of interest
Angus Robertson campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- International Development
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Trade and Industry
- EU Committees
- Military Aircraft
- Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft
- Nuclear Submarines
Other offices held in the past
- Deputy Leader, Scottish National Party (13 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (9 Sep 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Shadow SNP Westminster Group Leader (23 May 2007 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, European Scrutiny Committee (12 Nov 2001 to 6 May 2010)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Defence) (10 May 2001 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (10 May 2001 to 30 Mar 2015)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Future MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 51 debates in the last year — 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 WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 59.74% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
Note SNP MPs do not generally vote on legislation not affecting Scotland, as these matters are devolved to the Scottish Parliament.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 61 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 390 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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