Martin Docherty

MP, West Dunbartonshire

West Dunbartonshire Scottish National Party

Martin Docherty’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Backbench Business 16 Mar 2017

    It is good to see you in the Chair, Mr Walker. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Glasgow South West (Chris Stephens) on securing this critical debate. As the Member of Parliament for West Dunbartonshire, I would like to put on the record the fact that the Alexandria jobcentre in the Vale of Leven in my constituency has been proposed for closure. Colleagues from all parties have...
  • Backbench Business 16 Mar 2017

    It is an outrage. My hon. Friend highlights something that makes a mockery of the suggestion that this will save money. Those who do not have an internet connection because their area has not yet had substantial investment in broadband connectivity—in my area we need investment in the copper wiring, never mind new fibre—cannot access the services online as easily as the Department...
  • Budget Resolutions - Amendment of the Law 14 Mar 2017

    First, Mr Speaker, let me give you an apology for missing Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy questions earlier today. I was suitably admonished by you and by people at home. I want to focus on a couple of issues: the Chancellor’s assault on the Scottish whisky industry and the ill thought out increases in national insurance contributions for the self-employed. Let me declare an...

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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 Transport
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • HM Treasury
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Unmanned Air Vehicles
  • Jobcentres: Dumbartonshire
  • Venezuela: Politics and Government
  • Companies House
  • Counterfeit Manufacturing: Scotland

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  • Has spoken in 63 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Martin Docherty’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 37 written questions in the last year — 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 65.49% 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") 53 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Mar 2017.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: The Scotch Whisky Association
Address of donor: Quartermile Two, 2 Lister Square, Edinburgh EH3 9GL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: as part of an APPG on Scotch Whisky fact-finding visit to Islay, travel, accommodation and food from 7 to 8 October 2-016, with a value of £379.41

Date received: 7 October 2016

Date accepted: 7 October 2016

Donor status: company, registration SC035148

(Registered 09 November 2016)

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