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Angus MacNeil

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Trade Team Member)

Scottish National Party MP for Na h-Eileanan an Iar

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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
  • Angus MacNeil voted for restrictions on fees charged to tenants by letting agents, while most Scottish National Party MPs generally voted against. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Angus MacNeil’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Angus MacNeil’s full vote analysis page for more.

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

Recent appearances

  • International Trade: US Free Trade Agreement 12 May 2020

    Business and trade are all about the bottom line and numbers, and we know from the Treasury estimate that Brexit will cost about 6% of GDP. An American trade deal—and remember that the USA is a quarter of the global economy—will only give an average lift of about 0.2% to GDP, or a thirtieth of what Brexit will cost. Is there any prospect of that number improving? What are the GDP lifts...
  • International Trade: US Free Trade Agreement 12 May 2020

    Business and trade are all about the bottom line and numbers, and we know from the Treasury estimate that Brexit will cost about 6% of GDP. An American trade deal—and remember that the USA is a quarter of the global economy—will only give an average lift of about 0.2% to GDP, or a thirtieth of what Brexit will cost. Is there any prospect of that number improving? What are the GDP lifts...
  • Covid-19 11 May 2020

    Thank you, indeed, Mr Deputy Speaker, and a special hello from the Hebrides. I wish all Members overseas who are partaking in the debate well. It is of course an important debate that is taking place in a Parliament of the Union, although virtually for some of us who are not there. It is the UK Union Parliament but it is certainly not for our nation. That is a term that is often lazily used...

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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

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Topics of interest

Angus MacNeil campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 20 May 2020)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (since 11 May 2020)
  • Chair, International Trade Committee (since 29 Jan 2020)
  • Chair, International Trade Committee (since 29 Jan 2020)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Trade Team Member) (since 7 Jan 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, International Trade Committee (29 Jan 2020 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, International Trade Committee (29 Jan 2020 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, International Trade Committee (29 Jan 2020 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, International Trade Committee (29 Jan 2020 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Liaison Committee Sub-committee on the effectiveness and influence of the select committee system (13 Feb 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (6 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (30 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, International Trade Committee (12 Jul 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, International Trade Committee (12 Jul 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Environment and Rural Affairs) (20 Jun 2017 to 1 Jul 2018)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (19 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, International Trade Committee (19 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, International Trade Committee (19 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (30 Nov 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (10 Sep 2015 to 17 Oct 2016)
  • Chair, Energy and Climate Change Committee (18 Jun 2015 to 17 Oct 2016)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Transport) (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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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 34 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Angus MacNeil’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 14 written questions in the last year — 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 69.39% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
    Note SNP MPs do not generally vote on legislation not affecting Scotland, as these matters are devolved to the Scottish Parliament.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 90 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Angus MacNeil’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 537 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 26 May 2020.

1. Employment and earnings
Tenant crofter on the Island of Barra.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Arora Group
Address of donor: World Business Centre 3, Newall Road, Heathrow Airport, Middlesex TW6 2TA

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two cricket match tickets, plus hospitality, total value £498

Date received: 12 September 2019

Date accepted: 12 September 2019

Donor status: company, registration 05636920

(Registered 16 September 2019)
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).

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