A selection of Pete Wishart's votes
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Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 7 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
46 votes for, 24 votes against, 21 absences, between 2008–2017
Generally voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 10 votes against, 6 absences, between 2012–2014
Generally voted against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
2 votes for, 5 votes against, 6 absences, between 2008–2016
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
4 votes for, 1 vote against, between 2011–2016
Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
0 votes for, 12 votes against, between 2013–2016
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I thank the Leader of the House for announcing the business for next week and the abrupt and premature ending of this Parliament. This will almost certainly be the last business questions for this Parliament, and I think I am the only shadow Leader of the House who has lasted the full two years. It has been a pleasure to work with the Leader of the House and the hon. Member for Walsall South...
It is at some time over the weekend. My hon. Friend the Member for Livingston (Hannah Bardell) has the distinction of being the first Scottish National party Member to compete in the London marathon. I pity her political opponents when she laps them on the leaflet run during the election campaign. Before the House rises, we must have an urgent statement on the status of all the Conservative...
The Prime Minister told the Scottish Parliament that “now is not the time” when it wanted to let Scotland decide its own future and relationship with Europe, but now is the time for a screeching U-turn and this opportunistic general election. Does the Secretary of State therefore also believe that it is time for the Scottish people to reject the UK Government’s austerity...
More of Pete Wishart’s recent appearances
Former Scottish National Party MP for Perth and North Perthshire
Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election
Also represented North Tayside
Topics of interest
Pete Wishart campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Home Department
- Culture Media and Sport
- Departmental Expenditure
- Press Releases
- Departmental ICT
- Asylum: Finance
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (10 Nov 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (10 Sep 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Chair, Scottish Affairs Committee (18 Jun 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (15 Jun 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Shadow SNP Westminster Group Leader (Leader of the House of Commons) (20 May 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (18 Nov 2010 to 9 Nov 2012)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Culture and Sport) (15 Jun 2010 to 20 May 2015)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Constitution) (15 Jun 2010 to 20 May 2015)
- Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (24 Nov 2008 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (1 Jan 2008 to 6 May 2010)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs) (10 Oct 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Justice) (10 Oct 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Administration Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 24 Nov 2008)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Cabinet Office) (10 May 2005 to 10 Oct 2007)
- Shadow Spokesperson (International Development) (10 May 2005 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Catering Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jun 2001 to 1 Jun 2007)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport) (10 May 2001 to 6 May 2010)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (10 May 2001 to 5 May 2005)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Transport) (10 May 2001 to 5 May 2005)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 67 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Pete Wishart’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 63.81% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 8 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above 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.
- 101 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 690 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 2 May 2017.
1. Employment and earnings
I receive royalty payments from EMI and from Ridge Records for my recorded works with Runrig, with whom I serve as an unremunerated director. Addresses: EMI House, 43 Brook Green, London W6 7EF and Ridge Records Limited, 1 York Street, Aberdeen AB11 5DL.
21 October 2016
, £733.03 for my recorded works from Ridge Records. No additional hours worked. (Registered 31 October 2016)
Fees received for appearing as part of Parliamentary rock band "MP4
" on the Dave TV
series ‘Unspun’ produced by Avalon Productions of 4A Exmoor St, London W10 6BD:
4 November 2016
, received £2,265.60 for shows between 13 September and 18 October 2016. Hours: 30 hrs (5 hrs per week). (Registered 25 November 2016)
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