John Nicolson’s voting in Parliament
John Nicolson 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 John Nicolson’s votes.
Generally voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2015–2016
Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government
Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
Consistently voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, in 2016
Consistently voted against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, between 2015–2016
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
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John Nicolson has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2017
Thank you very much indeed, Mr Hollobone. I congratulate the hon. Member for Stoke-on-Trent North (Ruth Smeeth) on securing this debate. The role that the city of culture competition can play in re-energising and regenerating a city should never be underestimated. Back in 1990, Glasgow became the first UK city to be named European capital of culture, and it relaunched our city to an...
I always do.
I cannot believe the hon. Lady managed to shoehorn a bit of British Unionism into a question when I was giving such a politically neutral speech. We are proud members of the European Union and intend to stay a European country. It might just be a coincidence, but in November 2013 the city of Dundee lost out to Hull in its bid to be named UK capital of culture. Less than a year later, Dundee...
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Scottish National Party MP for East Dunbartonshire
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
John Nicolson campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Department for Business
- Energy and Industrial Strategy
- Department for Energy and Climate Change
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office
- Department for Culture Media and Sport
- Energy: Prices
- Department for Culture
- Media and Sport: Pay
- Department for Work and Pensions: UK Withdrawal from EU
- Social Security Benefits
Currently held offices
- Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)
- Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (since 1 Jul 2015)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport) (since 20 May 2015)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 47 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all John Nicolson’s speeches
- Has received answers to 4 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 63.62% 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 16–17 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") 63 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 20 Mar 2017.
1. Employment and earnings
Payment of £805 expected from the Center for European and Mediterranean Studies, New York University, 285 Mercer St, 7th floor, New York, NY
10003, for attending and speaking at a conference on Referendums and Democratic Politics in New York City on 3 and 4 November 2016
. Hours: 4 hrs. The Center
for European and Mediterranean Studies also paid for my flights and accommodation. (Registered 16 November 2016)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: Global Radio
Address of donor: 30 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LA
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets to the Capital Summertime Ball on 16 June 2016
, with a value of £350 each, total £700
Date received: 9 June 2016
Date accepted: did not attend
Donor status: company, registration 6251684
(Registered 05 July 2016
Name of donor: ITV
Address of donor: The London Television Centre, Upper Ground, London SE1 9LT
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: ticket for the National Television Awards
with a value of £1,028
Date received: 25 January 2017
Date accepted: 25 January 2017
Donor status: company, registration 4967001
(Registered 01 February 2017
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
I receive occasional income for photo-shoots at my London home. This does not involve any work by me. (Registered 20 May 2015; updated 7 March 2016
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