Stuart McDonald’s voting in Parliament
Stuart McDonald 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 Stuart McDonald’s votes.
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 against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 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
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
Almost always voted for more EU integration Show votes
18 votes for, 3 votes against, between 2016–2017
Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government
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Stuart McDonald has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2017
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 28 February 2017 to Question 65370, on asylum: advisory services, what qualifications are needed, other than registration with the General Medical Council, to be an Asylum Support Medical Advisor; how many such advisors were registered with the General Medical Council in 2016; and whether her Department has any...
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 28 February 2017 to Question 65370, on asylum: advisory services, what procedures govern (a) whether caseworkers should refer medical evidence to an Asylum Support Medical Advisor and (b) how that caseworker assesses the advice provided by that advisor.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 28 February 2017 to Question 65370, on asylum: advisory services, what steps her Department took to monitor the work of Asylum Support Medical Advisers (ASMAs); what the status is of the current review of her Department's relationship with ASMAs; who is being consulted as part of that review; and when that review...
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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
Topics of interest
Stuart McDonald campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Home Office
- HM Treasury
- Ministry of Defence
- Department for Education
- Department for Business
- Innovation and Skills
- Asylum: Housing
- Undocumented Migrants: Private Rented Housing
- Asylum: Families
- Asylum: EU Law
- Revenue and Customs: Cumbernauld
Currently held offices
- Member, Home Affairs Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)
- 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
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- Has spoken in 52 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Stuart McDonald’s speeches
- Has received answers to 122 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 WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 70.77% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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") 83 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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