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.
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 21 votes against, 2 absences, between 2015–2016
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
Consistently voted for more EU integration Show votes
36 votes for, 2 votes against, 3 absences, between 2016–2018
Consistently voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, in 2016
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, in 2016
Voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
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Alan Brown has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 8 May 2018
Multi-Employer Pension Schemes Bill - 2nd reading – Alan Brown.
It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Sir David. I assume the change of Chair was a planned changeover and that Sir Henry is not bolting just because I was up next. I congratulate the hon. Member for Sheffield, Heeley (Louise Haigh) on securing the debate. Without meaning to be flippant, to get a last-minute debate on the afternoon before recess shows commitment, and I commend...
Yes. Other hon. Members have also made that point. I agree—this is not a way to live. It is a way to control the population, and to do so, frankly, in an inhumane way. The hon. Member for Birmingham, Northfield highlighted Israel’s past failures to have robust inquiries that get to the truth. That is why so many hon. Members are calling for international co-operation and...
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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 Work and Pensions
- Department for Business
- Energy and Industrial Strategy
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office
- Department for Energy and Climate Change
- Emergency Services: Scotland
- Opencast Mining: Scotland
- Whisky: Excise Duties
- Hinkley Point C Power Station
- Electricity: Storage
Currently held offices
- Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Transport) (since 20 Jun 2017)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Infrastructure and Energy) (since 20 Jun 2017)
Other offices held in the past
- 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 170 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Alan Brown’s speeches
- Has received answers to 180 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 76.83% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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 16–17 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") 215 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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