A selection of Margaret Ferrier’s votes
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Generally voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 27 votes against, 5 absences, between 2015–2022.
Generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
1 vote for, 4 votes against, in 2020.
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 against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, in 2016.
Generally voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2015–2020.
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
12 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2015–2022.
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I thank you, Madam Deputy Speaker, for the opportunity to speak in this afternoon’s debate, and all the Chairs for the many times they have called on me this year. I thank all the House staff who keep this place running day to day, whether that is the Library, the Table Office, or the kitchen staff who provide sustenance over the long sitting days—we are all grateful. It is hard to...
I could not agree more. A lot of us have been fighting for those affected by green deal mis- selling. Unfortunately, Helms did not get its comeuppance. Child Maintenance Service-related casework has also dominated a lot of time in my office this term. A short while ago, I was delighted to bring two of my constituents to an all-party parliamentary group meeting, where they spoke about their...
I thank the Minister for her statement, and welcome Tata’s investment. The Adam Smith Institute has said that securing sustainable foreign direct investment is fantastic, but that the UK should also be introducing supply-side reforms so that we can continue to champion carbon reduction on a global scale. In the light of that, what steps are Ministers taking to introduce supply-side reforms?
More of Margaret Ferrier’s recent appearances
Former Independent MP for Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 1 August 2023 — Removed from office by a recall petition
Party was Scottish National Party until 30 Sep 2020
Topics of interest
Margaret Ferrier campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Scotland Office
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office
- Department for Business
- Energy and Industrial Strategy
- Commonwealth and Development Office
- Jobcentres: Glasgow
- Green Deal Scheme: Misrepresentation
- Food Banks: Scotland
- State Retirement Pensions: British Nationals Abroad
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Pensions (Extension of Automatic Enrolment) (No. 2) Bill Committee ( 8 Mar 2023 to 15 Mar 2023)
- Member, Workers (Predictable Terms and Conditions) Bill Committee ( 1 Mar 2023 to 8 Mar 2023)
- Member, Child Support (Enforcement) Bill Committee (22 Feb 2023 to 1 Mar 2023)
- Member, Pension Schemes (Conversion of Guaranteed Minimum Pensions) Bill Committee (26 Jan 2022 to 2 Feb 2022)
- Member, European Scrutiny Committee ( 9 Mar 2020 to 1 Aug 2023)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Manufacturing) ( 7 Jan 2020 to 1 Oct 2020)
- Member, Scottish Affairs Committee ( 6 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Scotland Office) (20 May 2015 to 3 May 2017)
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