Danny Alexander

Former Liberal Democrat MP for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey


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Danny Alexander is a former MP for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey.

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Former Liberal Democrat MP for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey

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

Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Treasury
  • Health
  • Defence
  • Home Department
  • Departmental Pensions
  • Housing Benefit
  • Disability
  • Tax Credits
  • Benefits

Other offices held in the past

  • The Chief Secretary to the Treasury (29 Jun 2010 to 8 May 2015)
  • The Secretary of State for Scotland (12 May 2010 to 29 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister without Portfolio ( 1 Jul 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (13 Jul 2007 to 6 Jan 2008)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Cabinet Office) and Shadow Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (23 Jan 2007 to 13 Jul 2007)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (30 Jan 2006 to 23 Jan 2007)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 28 Jan 2008)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (10 May 2005 to 23 Jan 2007)

Future MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Arts Council England 26 Mar 2015

    This question can be answered using publically available information at the following links; Letter from the Finance Director for the Department of Culture Media and Sport to the CEO of Arts Council England on 26 March 2014. https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachm ent_data/file/310064/ACE_Revised_Allocation_Letter_2013_14_- _2015_16.pdf GDP deflators at...
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Electronic Government 25 Mar 2015

    This work will be undertaken from within existing budgets at the Cabinet Office. The Government will engage as the sector draws up plans to help take advantage of the opportunities the new digital age presents – protecting frontline services whilst delivering efficiencies. If the sector is able to deliver these proposals, they could contribute towards our goal, as announced at Autumn...
  • Written Ministerial Statements — HM Treasury: Public Services 25 Mar 2015

    On 5 March 2015 I published the conclusions of HM Treasury’s second evaluation of departments’ compliance with the rules governing off-payroll appointments in central government. The evaluation raised a number of concerns regarding implementation of the guidance at UK Export Finance. I stated that I had asked the Permanent Secretary to the Treasury to commission the Government Internal...

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