Angus MacNeil

MP, Na h-Eileanan an Iar

Na h-Eileanan an Iar Scottish National Party

Angus MacNeil campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Angus MacNeil’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Angus MacNeil sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Angus MacNeil generally voted for requiring pub companies to offer pub landlords rent-only leases, while most Scottish National Party MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Angus MacNeil has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Paris Agreement on Climate Change 7 Sep 2016

    One of the first reports that the Select Committee on Energy and Climate Change undertook was on investor confidence. If there is a plea that I can make to the new team, it is not to lurch and suddenly make announcements, as happened just over a year ago, last July.
  • Paris Agreement on Climate Change 7 Sep 2016

    I am seeing some nodding, so I feel reassured that that will not happen. I am grateful for that.
  • Paris Agreement on Climate Change 7 Sep 2016

    We are talking about climate change, and we have had some positive reaction from the ministerial team, but I hope there will be some revision of locational charging so that for wind resources—they are particularly strong in constituencies in the Scottish islands—it will cost less to bring energy to the market. In continental Europe it costs less to bring it to the south of...

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Scottish National Party MP for Na h-Eileanan an Iar

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Transport
  • Treasury
  • Defence
  • Scotland
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Cabinet: Glasgow
  • Departmental Lost Property
  • Departmental Visits Abroad
  • Disabled
  • Correspondence

Currently held offices

  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (since 30 Nov 2015)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 10 Sep 2015)
  • Chair, Energy and Climate Change Committee (since 18 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Tranpsort) (15 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Constitutional Reform) (15 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Scotland) (1 Jul 2008 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (1 Jul 2007 to 1 Jul 2008)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 24 Nov 2008)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (10 May 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport) (5 May 2005 to 6 May 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 66 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Angus MacNeil’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 39 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 57.74% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 111 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Angus MacNeil’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 380 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Sep 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Tenant crofter on the Island of Barra.
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Government of Gibraltar
Address of donor: Gibraltar House, 150 Strand, London WC2R 1JA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation; £812

Destination of visit: Gibraltar

Date of visit: 10-14 September 2015

Purpose of visit: Gibraltar National Day, as Deputy Foreign Affairs Spokesperson for the SNP

(Registered 10 November 2015)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Joint ownership of house in Fort William: (i). (Updated 23 June 2015)
Flat in Glasgow: (i) and (ii).
Flat in London: (i) and (ii).
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
Until 20 November 2015, I employed my wife, Jane MacNeil, as Parliamentary Assistant and Caseworker. (Updated 17 May 2016)

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