Eilidh Whiteford

MP, Banff and Buchan

Banff and Buchan Scottish National Party

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

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

Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Article 50 29 Mar 2017

    Thousands of EU nationals who are doing essential and useful jobs in our agriculture and fisheries sector, and in our public sector, still do not know what their status is going to be two years from now. Is the UK Government’s position so weak that they need to use these people as bargaining fodder in their negotiations? Why will the Prime Minister not make a good-will gesture and...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Universal Credit 27 Mar 2017

    In just a few days’ time, austerity cuts to universal credit come into effect that will further cut the incomes of millions of working families, including families with disabled children, who could lose about £1,600 a year, while single parents in full-time, low-paid work could lose almost £200 a month. Was the intention of universal credit to drive up poverty among...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Universal Credit 27 Mar 2017

    Mounting evidence from the full service roll-out areas exposes the fact that the universal credit system is beset with failure. It is simply not working. Rent arrears are soaring, claimants are waiting up to three months to have their claims processed and some people have even lost their homes. The Government need to get their head out of the sand, so will Ministers call a halt to the full...

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Scottish National Party MP for Banff and Buchan

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

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Topics of interest

Eilidh Whiteford campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Mar 2017.

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