Stewart Hosie

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Constitution)

Scottish National Party MP for Dundee East

@StewartHosieSNP https://facebook.com/StewartHosieSNP

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Stewart Hosie’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Stewart Hosie sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

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Stewart Hosie has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Cabinet Office: Voter ID Requirements: Turnout and Enfranchisement 23 Sep 2021

    Some 90% of the public think that polling station voting is safe from fraud and abuse, and they are right to think that. Personation, which is the only problem the voter ID provisions of the Elections Bill are designed to address, resulted in a single conviction in 2016, 2017 and 2019, and zero convictions in 2018. Given that up to 3.5 million people may not have suitable ID and that the...
  • Cabinet Office: Voter ID Requirements: Turnout and Enfranchisement 23 Sep 2021

    On the matter of confidence, the House of Commons Library has rather helpfully told us that half the public think there is inadequate regulation of political party spending and that only 14% think there is transparency around it. The Paymaster General knows perfectly well that there have been concerns about the influence of dark money in the UK electoral system for many years. Why could it be...
  • Data Breach: ARAP Applicants in Afghanistan 21 Sep 2021

    I thank the Secretary of State for his statement and for his commitment to update the House after the recess. When he does so in five or six weeks’ time, will he please ensure that he gives an accurate assessment of the additional threats and intimidation that Afghan nationals face as a result of the data breach? I am concerned less about the technical nature of the failing, however...

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Scottish National Party MP for Dundee East

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

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Topics of interest

Stewart Hosie campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Work and Pensions
  • Transport
  • Defence
  • Departmental Billing
  • Departmental Manpower
  • Departments: Private Finance Initiative
  • Departmental Public Participation
  • Departmental Buildings

Currently held offices

  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Constitution) (since 1 Feb 2021)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Cabinet Office) (since 1 Feb 2021)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (since 13 Jul 2020)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 15 Jan 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (29 Apr 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (29 Apr 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Trade) (17 May 2018 to 1 Feb 2021)
  • Member, Treasury Sub-Committee (14 Sep 2017 to 10 Jun 2019)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 10 Jun 2019)
  • Member, Members Estimate Committee (9 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, House of Commons Commission (9 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow SNP Westminster Group Leader (Economy) (13 May 2015 to 20 Jun 2017)
  • Deputy Leader, Scottish National Party (14 Nov 2014 to 13 Oct 2016)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • SNP Chief Whip (15 Jun 2010 to 20 May 2015)
  • SNP Deputy Leader (15 Jun 2010 to 20 Jun 2017)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Treasury) (15 Jun 2010 to 13 May 2015)
  • Shadow Chief Whip (Commons) (10 Oct 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Women) (10 May 2005 to 10 Oct 2007)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs) (10 May 2005 to 10 Oct 2007)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) (10 May 2005 to 6 May 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 4 Oct 2021.

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