Alan Brown’s voting in Parliament
Alan Brown is a Scottish National Party MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Scottish National Party MPs.
This is a selection of Alan Brown’s votes.
Consistently voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, in 2016
Voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
Voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
Consistently voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
8 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2015–2016
Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government
Almost always voted for more EU integration Show votes
44 votes for, 2 votes against, 9 absences, between 2016–2018
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Alan Brown has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2018
Multi-Employer Pension Schemes Bill - 2nd reading – Alan Brown.
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what progress has been made on an oil and gas sector deal; and if he will make a statement.
In terms of parliamentary scrutiny, does the hon. Gentleman agree that the Government sent out the wrong signal when they abolished the Department of Energy and Climate Change and subsumed it into the much bigger Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, where these issues get lost among all the other stuff that the Government are looking at?
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Scottish National Party MP for Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
Alan Brown campaigned to remain in the European Union
- HM Treasury
- Department for Business
- Energy and Industrial Strategy
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office
- Department for Transport
- Emergency Services: Scotland
- Opencast Mining: Scotland
- Whisky: Excise Duties
- Devolution: Northern Ireland and Scotland
- Hinkley Point C Power Station
Currently held offices
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Energy) (since 1 Jul 2018)
- Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Transport) (since 20 Jun 2017)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Infrastructure and Energy) (20 Jun 2017 to 1 Jul 2018)
- Member, European Scrutiny Committee (28 Nov 2016 to 3 May 2017)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 198 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Alan Brown’s speeches
- Has received answers to 239 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 72.76% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 267 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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