Ronnie Cowan’s voting in Parliament
Ronnie Cowan 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 Ronnie Cowan’s votes.
Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government
Generally voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2015–2016
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 21 votes against, 2 absences, between 2015–2016
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, in 2016
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Ronnie Cowan has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 18 Dec 2017
I welcome the chance to speak in this debate. I will make a short speech on a topic that has been touched on by Members on both sides of the House. We seem to agree that the introduction of a duty of care for financial service providers would be a good thing. That is not currently in the Bill, but the Bill gives us a vital opportunity to take steps towards introducing such a duty of care and,...
Very briefly, on the subject of clarification, does my hon. Friend agree that, under devolution legislation, financial and economic matters—fiscal, economic and monetary matters, including financial services—are specific reservations held here at Westminster?
In my constituency we have the Greenock ocean terminal, from which goods are imported and exported around the world. What assurances can the Minister give me that Brexit will not adversely affect the transportation of goods by sea from my Inverclyde constituency?
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Scottish National Party MP for Inverclyde
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
Ronnie Cowan campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Ministry of Defence
- Department for Culture
- Media and Sport
- Department of Health
- HM Treasury
- Jobcentres: Port Glasgow
- Welfare Tax Credits
- Children: Maintenance
- Renewable Energy: Feed-in Tariffs
Currently held offices
- Member, Transport Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
- Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Procedure Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 20 Nov 2017)
- 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 39 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Ronnie Cowan’s speeches
- Has received answers to 47 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 85.71% 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 64 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 8 Jan 2018.
2. (a) Support linked to an MP
but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Mr Michael Thurlow
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Donor status: individual
(Registered 04 July 2017
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: BT Group Plc
Address of donor: BT Centre, 81 Newgate Street, London, EC1A 7AJ
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets and hospitality for a rugby match at BT Murrayfield, value £750 in total
Date received: 11 November 2017
Date accepted: 11 November 2017
Donor status: company, registration 4190816
(Registered 04 January 2018)
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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