Kenny MacAskill’s voting in Parliament
Kenny MacAskill is a Alba MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Alba MPs.
This is a random selection of Kenny MacAskill’s votes.
Voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2020.
Generally voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2021–2022.
Generally voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, 5 absences, between 2021–2022.
Consistently voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, in 2022.
Has never voted on raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, in 2022.
Voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, in 2021.
Last updated: 18 May 2022.
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To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether the US military is using RAF Akrotiri to send (a) weapons and (b) other military equipment to Israel.
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, what her Department's policy is on water born solar panel development.
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, whether it is her Department's policy that renewable energy projects are co-located to mitigate the impact on communities.
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Alba MP for East Lothian, Former Scottish National Party MSP for Edinburgh Eastern
Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election
Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election
Left the Scottish Parliament on 23 March 2016 — Election
Party was Scottish National Party until 25 Mar 2021
Also represented Edinburgh Eastern; Edinburgh East and Musselburgh; Lothians
Topics of interest
- Ministry of Defence
- Commonwealth and Development Office
- Home Office
- Department for Business
- Energy and Industrial Strategy
- Department for Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- Energy: Meters
- Dogs: Imports
- Julian Assange
- Animal Experiments
- Ukraine: Military Aid
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Justice Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 25 May 2021)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Justice Team Member) ( 7 Jan 2020 to 29 Mar 2021)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 27 Nov 2023.
1. Employment and earnings
Columnist for the Scots Magazine, DC
Thompson & Co Ltd, 1 Albert Square, Dundee DD1 1DD. Until further notice, I receive £220 per month. Hours: 3 hrs per month. (Registered 09 January 2020)
Media for The Scotsman, Orchard Brae House, 30 Queensferry Road, Edinburgh EN4 2HS. Until further notice, I receive £200 per week. Hours: 3 hrs per week. (Registered 09 January 2020)
View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register
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