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.
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 against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, between 2015–2016
Consistently voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
8 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2015–2016
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
17 votes for, 3 votes against, 3 absences, between 2016–2017
Generally voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2015–2016
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
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Neil Gray has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 29 Jun 2017
We have heard a lot in this debate about the constituency and school links. In my constituency, St. Margaret’s High School has set up an orphanage. It has improved attendance and attainment at its partner school, Chisitu. New Monkland Primary School, Clarkston Primary School and St Dominic’s nursery are also all doing great work. Does my hon. Friend agree that the work done on...
Does it not boil down to this? Up until now, the Government have managed to garner the support of the DUP on the issues that have been brought before the House, but they do not garner its support on all issues, hence they foresee problems and want to bring forward this measure. The measure is quite convenient for the DUP because it means that it keeps hold of its Short money, so it suits...
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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 Culture
- Media and Sport
- Department for Business
- Energy and Industrial Strategy
- House of Commons Commission
- Employment and Support Allowance
- Corporation Tax: Crown Dependencies and British Overseas Territories
- National Lottery: Scotland
- Children: Maintenance
- Universal Credit
Currently held offices
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Social Justice) (since 20 Jun 2017)
Other offices held in the past
- 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 55 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Neil Gray’s speeches
- Has received answers to 48 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 100.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above 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") 103 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 11 Sep 2017.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: Excelsior Stadium Ltd
Address of donor: Craigneuk Avenue, Airdrie ML6 8QZ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two hospitality tickets to see Elton John
concert held within constituency
, value £250 each, total value £500.
Date received: 24 June 2017
Date accepted: 24 June 2017
Donor status: company, registration SC340763
(Registered 28 June 2017)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
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