Ronnie Cowan

Former MP, Inverclyde

Inverclyde Scottish National Party

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Appeals 24 Apr 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, following the accepting of an appeal against a personal independence payment award, how many claimants (a) are offered a revised decision by his Department prior to the appeal being heard, (b) accept the revised decision leading to the appeal lapsing, (c) reject the revised decision and continue with the appeal and (d) accept the revised...
  • Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee 20 Apr 2017

    I am a member of the Committee, so there is plenty I could say about the report, but I will respect your wish, Mr Speaker, for us to keep comments and questions short. The most important line in the report is perhaps that there should be “careful and restrained use of the machinery of government”— for example, of the civil service and the purdah provisions. Will the hon....
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobcentres: Closures 30 Mar 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether Ministers of his Department have plans to visit constituencies affected by the proposed closure of jobcentres.

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Former Scottish National Party MP for Inverclyde

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

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

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Topics of interest

Ronnie Cowan campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Department for Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Department for Energy and Climate Change
  • HM Treasury
  • Gambling
  • Jobcentres: Port Glasgow
  • Welfare Tax Credits
  • Children: Maintenance
  • Renewable Energy: Feed-in Tariffs

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency


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  • Has spoken in 33 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Ronnie Cowan’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 44 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 66.17% 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 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 53 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 44 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Ronnie Cowan Solutions Ltd; an IT consultancy which ceased trading before my election. (Registered 16 March 2017)

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