John Nicolson

MP, East Dunbartonshire

East Dunbartonshire Scottish National Party

John Nicolson’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017


Scottish National Party MP for East Dunbartonshire

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

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Topics of interest

John Nicolson campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • 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
  • India
  • 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 during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 64.18% 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 sources
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 plc
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
Terrace house in Tower Hamlets: (i) and (ii). (Registered 20 May 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
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)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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