Neil Gray’s voting in Parliament
Neil Gray 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 Neil Gray’s votes.
Consistently voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, in 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
Almost always voted for more EU integration Show votes
42 votes for, 3 votes against, 9 absences, between 2016–2018
Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government
Voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, in 2016
Has never voted on an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency
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Neil Gray has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2018
Will the Minister give way?
I thank my constituency neighbour for giving way and congratulate him on securing this debate and on his speech. The examples that he has given, presumably from his constituents, are echoed by my constituents in Airdrie and Shotts. Like me, does he welcome the changes that will be made by the Scottish Government when we take control over some of these areas to ensure that there will no longer...
On that point, the Minister will recognise that in Scotland there are moves afoot to change that situation, and the regulation of funeral directors will ensure that it can no longer be the case; that is my understanding.
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Scottish National Party MP for Airdrie and Shotts
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
Neil Gray campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department for Work and Pensions
- HM Treasury
- Department for Business
- Energy and Industrial Strategy
- Department of Health
- Personal Independence Payment
- Employment and Support Allowance
- Access to Work Programme
- Taxation: Fraud
- Corporation Tax: Crown Dependencies and British Overseas Territories
Currently held offices
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (since 1 Jul 2018)
- Member, Finance Committee (Commons) (since 30 Oct 2017)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Social Justice) (20 Jun 2017 to 1 Jul 2018)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Fair Work and Employment) (19 Oct 2015 to 20 Jun 2017)
- Member, Finance Committee (Commons) (20 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Palace of Westminster (Joint Committee) (16 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 98 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Neil Gray’s speeches
- Has received answers to 101 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 72.80% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 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") 179 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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