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.

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

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Last updated: 23 May 2018

Recent appearances

  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Sewel Convention 14 Jun 2018

    I do have one regret, and that is that the once-proud Scottish Labour Unionist party has moved on to this nationalist territory. It was a real disappointment that Labour MSPs were willing to go along with everything proposed by Nicola Sturgeon. That is something to be regretted. When it comes to interpreting the devolution settlement, I am not going to rely on the hon. Member for Glasgow...
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Sewel Convention 14 Jun 2018

    In case this should arise in future questions, I do not intend to comment on references to the Supreme Court as that matter is ongoing. I agree with my hon. Friend’s final point, however. It is vital that the Scottish Government and the UK Government should continue to work together, and I have been perturbed over the past 48 hours by the veiled threats from the Scottish Government that...
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Sewel Convention 14 Jun 2018

    After yesterday, I am not taking any lessons from the right hon. Gentleman on dignity. However, we have at least had some clarification on what guerrilla tactics are going to be used in this Parliament, including chanting in line with what he says. I actually respect the fact that he opposes Brexit. He is perfectly entitled to do that, but he is not entitled to ignore the views of the more...

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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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Expenses

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 10 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 89.84% 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.
  • 76 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on David Mundell’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 374 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 4 Jun 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)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Sir Henry Keswick
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Date received: 3 May 2017

Date accepted: 3 May 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 July 2017)
Name of donor: Mrs Mary Coltman
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Date received: 3 May 2017

Date accepted: 3 May 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 July 2017)
Name of donor: Mr and Mrs David Reid
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Date received: 18 May 2017

Date accepted: 18 May 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 July 2017)
Name of donor: Ian Taylor
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Date received: 22 May 2017

Date accepted: 22 May 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 July 2017; updated 28 July 2017)
Name of donor: Mr Eric Holford
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Date received: 31 May 2017

Date accepted: 31 May 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 July 2017)
Name of donor: Sir John Campbell
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date received: 16 June 2017

Date accepted: 16 June 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 July 2017)
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: 26 June 2017

Date accepted: 30 June 2017

Donor status: company, registration SC307960

(Registered 11 July 2017)
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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