Stuart McDonald

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Immigration, Asylum and Border Control)

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Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East Scottish National Party

Stuart McDonald’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 20 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Public Bill Committee: Data Protection Bill [Lords]: Data protection impact assessment 15 Mar 2018

    I will speak briefly in support of amendments 142 to 149, as well as new clauses 3 and 4. As it stands, clause 64 requires law enforcement data controllers to undertake a data protection impact assessment if “a type of processing is likely to result in a high risk to the rights and freedoms of individuals”. That assessment would look at the impact of the envisaged processing...
  • Public Bill Committee: Data Protection Bill [Lords]: The applied GDPR and the applied Chapter 2 15 Mar 2018

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Streeter. We have had three excellent speeches already in support of amendments 154 and 155, so I will not try to replicate them. As the right hon. Member for Birmingham, Hodge Hill said, this is one of the pivotal debates on the Bill. I would like to be positive, but all I can bring myself to say about the Government’s new clause...
  • Public Bill Committee: Data Protection Bill [Lords]: Power to make further exemptions etc by regulations 13 Mar 2018

    This morning we had a discussion about some of the Henry VIII clauses contained in the Bill. In essence, I said that when we are talking about personal information—particularly, in such circumstances, sensitive personal information—there should be a strong presumption against Henry VIII clauses, with the onus being on the Government to justify why delegated legislation is the...

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Scottish National Party MP for Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

Stuart McDonald campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Office
  • HM Treasury
  • Department for Education
  • Department of Health
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Asylum: Housing
  • Asylum
  • Undocumented Migrants: Private Rented Housing
  • Asylum: Families
  • Asylum: EU Law

Currently held offices

  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Immigration, Asylum and Border Control) (since 20 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Investigatory Powers Bill (Joint Committee) (5 Nov 2015 to 11 Feb 2016)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 58 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Stuart McDonald’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 91 written questions in the last year — well 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 82.44% 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 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") 125 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Mar 2018.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in East Dunbartonshire: (i). (Registered 21 May 2015)

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