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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 a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, between 2015–2016.
Voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016.
Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, between 2016–2020.
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.
Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government
Last updated: 12 Oct 2020.
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Mhairi Black has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
What plans she has to bring forward proposals to review the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971.
The UK once played a major role in exporting homophobia around the world, but over the last decade, I am glad to say, we have actually had a relatively positive story to tell. Previous speakers have talked eloquently of the progress that we have made, but this Pride month it is important for us to take a snapshot of what it is currently like to be LGBTQ in the UK. As we have already heard,...
My hon. Friend the Member for Edinburgh East (Tommy Sheppard) successfully pursued a two-year campaign calling on this Government to publish the results of the secret polling that they commissioned, using public funds, to ask people in Scotland how they feel about the Union. Can the Secretary of State confirm that that information will be published in the next three weeks, as the tribunal...
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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
- Home Office
- Cabinet Office
- Sovereignty: Scotland
- Scotland Office: Communication
- Universities: Scotland
- Jobseeker's Allowance: Disqualification
- Post Office: Redundancy Pay
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)
SNP MPs only attend sittings where the legislation pertains to Scotland.
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 26 Jul 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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