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

  • Domestic Abuse Victims in Family Law Courts 15 Sep 2016

    I, too, thank the hon. Member for Penistone and Stocksbridge (Angela Smith) for securing this important debate and for her moving speech. I pay tribute to the other Members who have shared moving stories of their constituents’ experiences. I commend Women’s Aid for the publication of the “Nineteen Child Homicides” report. It makes for harrowing reading, but as...
  • Universal Basic Income 14 Sep 2016

    We have had an interesting debate already this afternoon, and I warmly congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Inverclyde (Ronnie Cowan) on stimulating discussion of whether a basic income model of social security would better meet the needs of our citizens at a time when we are facing significant demographic and economic change. He and the hon. Member for Brighton, Pavilion (Caroline...
  • Cross-departmental Strategy on Social Justice — [Nadine Dorries in the Chair] 14 Sep 2016

    Thank you, Ms Dorries. I will try to do the maths on the timing. I congratulate the hon. Member for Congleton (Fiona Bruce) on securing this debate and on her thoughtful speech. Let me say at the outset that Scottish National party Members share the desire to support families, to promote social justice and to improve the prospects of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds. We recognise...

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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
  • Social Security Benefits
  • Departmental Buildings
  • Mass Media

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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Last updated: 5 Sep 2016.


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