Martin Docherty

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Industries for the future)

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West Dunbartonshire Scottish National Party

Martin Docherty’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 16 Jan 2018

Recent appearances

  • Backbench Business: Leaving the EU: NHS 22 Mar 2018

    The Minister will appreciate that Northern Ireland voted to remain in the European Union. He seemed to hop, skip and jump over the issue of the border. Will he clarify today, or in writing to Members who are participating in this debate, that the common travel area will extend to a member of NHS staff working in Northern Ireland who happens to be a Romanian or French citizen but lives in the...
  • Backbench Business: Leaving the EU: NHS 22 Mar 2018

    It is nice to see you in the Chair, Mr Davies. I congratulate the right hon. Member for Exeter (Mr Bradshaw) on bringing this debate to Westminster Hall today. It is a very important debate, which is part of a much bigger debate going on in households and workplaces, such as the Vale of Leven Hospital and the Golden Jubilee National Hospital in my constituency. Let me also associate myself...
  • Business of the House 22 Mar 2018

    As we speak, in India, an application for an independent medical examination of my constituent, Jagtar Singh Johal, is being made in relation to accusations of torture nearly four months ago. Does the Leader of the House agree that, given the very important report by Redress, a notable charity, and the up and coming Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in April, it is now time for...

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Scottish National Party MP for West Dunbartonshire

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

Martin Docherty campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Ministry of Defence
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • HM Treasury
  • Department for Transport
  • Unmanned Air Vehicles
  • Wind Power
  • Jobcentres: Dumbartonshire
  • Counterfeit Manufacturing: Scotland
  • Military Aircraft

Currently held offices

  • Member, Defence Sub-Committee (since 12 Sep 2017)
  • Member, Defence Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Industries for the future) (since 20 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Voluntary Sector) (1 Sep 2016 to 20 Jun 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency


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  • Has spoken in 47 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Martin Docherty’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 58 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 81.20% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 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") 72 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 19 Mar 2018.


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