Ronnie Cowan

Former Scottish National Party MP for Inverclyde

@ronniecowan https://facebook.com/RonnieCowanSNP

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Recent appearances

  • Prime Minister: Engagements 30 Oct 2019

    Fireworks in politics can be entertaining. Unfortunately, fireworks of explosive types can cause great distress to sensitive people, pets and livestock. The SNP Scottish Government ran a 14-week consultation and received over 16,000 responses: 94% of respondents said that they would welcome increased controls on the sale of fireworks. The relevant legislation covers consumer protection on...
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Thomas Cook: Insolvency 29 Oct 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the collapse of Thomas Cook.
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Thomas Cook: Insolvency 29 Oct 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department taken to help ensure customers affected by the collapse of Thomas Cook receive compensation.

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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 6 November 2019 — 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
  • Home Office
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Treasury
  • Cannabis: Medical Treatments
  • Drug Seizures
  • Gaming Machines
  • Gambling
  • Children: Maintenance

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Infrastructure) (1 Jul 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 20 Nov 2017)
  • Member, Transport Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • 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 43 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Ronnie Cowan’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 63 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 WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 67.17% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
    Note SNP MPs do not generally vote on legislation not affecting Scotland, as these matters are devolved to the Scottish Parliament.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 48 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 126 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

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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