Martin Docherty’s voting in Parliament
Martin Docherty 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 Martin Docherty’s votes.
Voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, in 2016
Voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government
Voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, 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
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
52 votes for, 6 votes against, 16 absences, between 2017–2019
Last updated: 4 Sep 2019.
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The United Kingdom Government’s Queen’s Speech, placed before the House by the Prime Minister, states: “As the United Kingdom leaves the European Union, my Government will ensure that it continues to play a leading role in global affairs, defending its interests and promoting its values.” Does my right hon. Friend agree that leaving the European Union diminishes the position of the...
May I first congratulate—I think I might be the first Member to do so— the right hon. Member for Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale (David Mundell) on securing this urgent question? It is an important question for the entire House, not just for those of us whose constituencies are home to Auchentoshan, which—I will chide some Members—actually finds its heart and its spirit in the...
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Scottish National Party MP for West Dunbartonshire
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
Martin Docherty campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Ministry of Defence
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Department for Business
- Energy and Industrial Strategy
- Department for Transport
- HM Treasury
- Unmanned Air Vehicles
- Wind Power
- Jobcentres: Dumbartonshire
- Tornado Aircraft: Accidents
- Social Security Benefits: Cryptocurrencies
Currently held offices
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Industries of the Future and Blockchain Technologies) (since 1 Jul 2018)
- Member, Defence Sub-Committee (since 12 Sep 2017)
- Member, Defence Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Industries for the future) (20 Jun 2017 to 1 Jul 2018)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Voluntary Sector) (1 Sep 2016 to 20 Jun 2017)
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