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Mhairi Black’s voting in Parliament
Mhairi Black 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 Mhairi Black’s votes.
Consistently voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, in 2016.
Generally voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2015–2020.
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 18 votes against, 5 absences, between 2015–2016.
Generally voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, 1 absence, between 2016–2020.
Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, between 2016–2020.
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2015–2016.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2020.
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Mhairi Black has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
The Minister says that there is no consensus as to drug consumption rooms, but, as has already been said, every country that has trialled safe consumption rooms has a positive story to tell about them. The other thing that he failed to mention is that the legislation that makes drug use a crime often traps vulnerable people in a vicious cycle of poverty and crime. With that in mind, will...
In what world do you get to claim to be taking an issue seriously while in the same breath commit to change absolutely nothing? If the logical arguments will not convince, then maybe the financial ones will. Crimes linked to drugs in Scotland cost £750 million a year to investigate and prosecute. Experts tell us that that money could be better spent. If the experts, the Scottish Government...
What plans she has to bring forward proposals to review the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971.
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Scottish National Party MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire South
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
Mhairi Black campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Scotland Office
- Cabinet Office
- Home Office
- Sovereignty: Scotland
- Public Health: Coronavirus
- Universal Credit
- Post Office: Redundancy Pay
- Universities: Scotland
Currently held offices
- Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (since 4 May 2020)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Scotland) (since 7 Jan 2020)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Children and Families) (1 Jul 2018 to 7 Jan 2020)
- Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Equalities) (1 Jul 2018 to 7 Jan 2020)
- Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Disabilities) (1 Jul 2018 to 7 Jan 2020)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Pensions) (20 Jun 2017 to 7 Jan 2020)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Youth affairs) (20 Jun 2017 to 7 Jan 2020)
- Member, Work and Pensions Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 4 Oct 2021.
1. Employment and earnings
From 3 October 2015, newspaper column for The National, Newsquest Media (Herald & Times) Ltd, 200 Renfield St, Glasgow G2 3QB. From January 2019 until further notice, I receive £150 for each fortnightly column (previously £150 for each weekly column). Hours: approx. 3 hrs every second week. Payments are made direct to charity. First payment of £900 received on 1 December 2015. (Registered 18 December 2015; updated 05 January 2016 and 06 January 2020)
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