Neil Gray

Former Scottish National Party MP for Airdrie and Shotts


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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit 4 Nov 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to her Department's report entitled, In-Work progression trial: further impact assessment and cost benefit analysis, what the point-in-time progression measures were for the (a) 52- and (b) 78-week periods by (i) gender and (ii) self-reported ethnic background of trial participants.
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Disqualification 30 Oct 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the Government response to the Work and Pensions Committee’s Nineteenth Report of Session 2017–19, Benefit sanctions. HC1949, when her Department plans to publish its evaluation on whether the sanctions regime within universal credit is effective at supporting claimants to search for work; and what the reason is for...
  • Early Parliamentary General Election Bill: Early parliamentary general election 29 Oct 2019

    I thank the Minister for giving way. I think that it is clear that the contentious area in this part of the discussion is about whether the election is on 9 or 12 December. No. 10 had previously suggested that it is willing to pull the Bill if the amendments regarding EU nationals and 16 and 17-year-old are selected and passed, so my question to the Minister is this: are the Government...

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Former Scottish National Party MP for Airdrie and Shotts

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

Neil Gray campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Treasury
  • HM Treasury
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Department of Health
  • Universal Credit
  • Employment and Support Allowance
  • Personal Independence Payment
  • Access to Work Programme
  • Taxation: Fraud

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill Committee (26 Nov 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (1 Jul 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Finance Committee (Commons) (30 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • 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 87 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Neil Gray’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 61 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 67.39% 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 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 35 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 240 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my brother-in-law Adam Robinson as my office manager. (Registered 13 August 2015)

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