David Mundell

The Secretary of State for Scotland

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Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale Conservative

David Mundell’s voting in Parliament

David Mundell is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, David Mundell sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • David Mundell generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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David Mundell has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 18 Jul 2018

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Scotland Office: Scotland Office: Peers 13 Sep 2018

    The Office of the Secretary of State for Scotland has one member of the House of Lords in a paid role. Two members of the House of Lords carry out occasional limited activities in support of the department on an unpaid basis.
  • Written Answers — Scotland Office: Mobile Phones: Scotland 13 Sep 2018

    I am in regular contact with the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union and other Cabinet colleagues on a wide range of issues, including mobile connectivity in Scotland. The Government recognises that there are specific consumer measures associated with the Digital Single Market. The White Paper on the UK’s exit from the EU proposes new arrangements for services and digital...
  • Written Answers — Scotland Office: Scotland Office: Public Appointments 13 Sep 2018

    The Office of the Secretary of State for Scotland does not employ staff directly. All staff that join do so on an assignment, loan or secondment from other government departments, who remain the employers. Detailed information on the socio-economic background of people appointed to all positions would be retained by the parent employers.

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Conservative MP for Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale, Former Conservative MSP for South of Scotland

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election

Left the Scottish Parliament on 17 June 2005 — Resigned

Also represented South of Scotland

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Topics of interest

David Mundell campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Scotland
  • Treasury
  • Trade and Industry
  • Work and Pensions
  • Transport
  • Elections
  • Business: Government Assistance
  • Postal Services
  • Joint Ministerial Committee
  • Homecoming Scotland

Currently held offices

  • The Secretary of State for Scotland (since 8 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Scotland (14 May 2010 to 8 May 2015)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland (10 May 2005 to 6 May 2010)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all David Mundell’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 91.21% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above 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.
  • 78 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on David Mundell’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 384 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Sep 2018.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Kirklee Property Company (2) Ltd
Address of donor: c/o Campbell Dallas LLP, Titanium 1, King's Inch Place, Renfrew PA4 8WF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: company, registration SC307960

(Registered 09 January 2018; updated 06 February 2018)
Name of donor: Kirklee Property Company (2) Ltd
Address of donor: c/o Campbell Dallas LLP, Titanium 1, King's Inch Place, Renfrew PA4 8WF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: company, registration SC307960

(Registered 27 March 2018)
Name of donor: Kirklee Property Company (2) Ltd
Address of donor: c/o Campbell Dallas LLP, Titanium1, King's Inch Place, Renfrew PA4 8WF

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: company, registration SC307960

(Registered 17 July 2018)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Kirklee Property Company (2) Ltd
Address of donor: c/o Campbell Dallas LLP, Titanium 1, King's Inch Place, Renfrew PA4 8WF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Date received: 28 September 2017

Date accepted: 28 September 2017

Donor status: company, registration SC307960

(Registered 29 September 2017)

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