Eilidh Whiteford

MP, Banff and Buchan

Banff and Buchan Scottish National Party

Eilidh Whiteford campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Eilidh Whiteford’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Eilidh Whiteford sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Eilidh Whiteford generally voted against higher taxes on banks, while most Scottish National Party MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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

Eilidh Whiteford has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Housing Benefit: Social Rented Housing 19 Jul 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect of extending the Shared Accommodation Rate to social rented housing on the ability of single people under the age of 35 to access general needs social rented housing.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Policy Implications of Leaving the EU 11 Jul 2016

    Already during this Parliament the Government’s austerity cuts have taken more than 12 billion out of the pockets of low-income households, mostly through changes initiated by the DWP. With many economists predicting a further recession as a consequence of Brexit, and the pound now less stable than Bitcoin, will the Secretary of State assure me that he will not allow those on low...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Policy Implications of Leaving the EU 11 Jul 2016

    In the past week, for the fourth year in a row, the Infrastructure and Projects Authority has given the roll-out of personal independence payments an “amber/red” rating, indicating that “successful delivery of the project/programme is in doubt with major risks apparent in a number of key areas” and adding that “urgent action” is needed to address the...

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Scottish National Party MP for Banff and Buchan

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Crisis Loans
  • Scotland
  • Departmental Buildings
  • Mass Media
  • Lost Property

Currently held offices

  • Shadow SNP Westminster Group Leader (Social Justice and Welfare) (since 21 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (International Development) (15 Jun 2010 to 13 May 2015)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Women) (15 Jun 2010 to 13 May 2015)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (15 Jun 2010 to 20 May 2015)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Agriculture and Fisheries) (15 Jun 2010 to 13 May 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 1 Aug 2016.

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