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 random selection of Stuart McDonald’s votes.
Generally voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2015–2020.
Generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
1 vote for, 4 votes against, in 2020.
Voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016.
Voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 6 absences, between 2016–2021.
Consistently voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
13 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2015–2022.
Voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016.
Last updated: 18 May 2022.
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A single parent of two young children in my constituency could not afford the bus fare to her DWP appointment, so she has been handed a £280 universal credit sanction. Such sanctions do not deliver employment; they deliver severe anxiety, depression and hardship. Can we have a debate in Government time on the sheer inhumanity of their benefit sanctions regime?
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what her Department's timescales are for introducing changes to the levels of (a) visa fees and (b) the Immigration Health Surcharge; and if she will make a statement.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department has made an assessment of the potential merits of providing support to migrants who may be unable to afford planned increases to the cost of (a) visa fees and (b) the Immigration Health Surcharge.
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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
- Department for Business
- Energy and Industrial Strategy
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Asylum: Housing
- Immigration: EU Nationals
- Asylum: RAF Linton-on-Ouse
- Asylum: Coronavirus
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Justice Committee (28 Mar 2023 to 12 Sep 2023)
- Member, Offenders (Day of Release from Detention) Bill Committee ( 1 Feb 2023 to 8 Feb 2023)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Justice) (12 Dec 2022 to 4 Sep 2023)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Immigration) (12 Dec 2022 to 4 Sep 2023)
- Member, Neonatal Care (Leave and Pay) Bill Committee (20 Jul 2022 to 7 Sep 2022)
- Member, National Security Bill Committee (29 Jun 2022 to 18 Oct 2022)
- Member, Nationality and Borders Bill Committee (16 Sep 2021 to 4 Nov 2021)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Home Affairs) ( 2 Feb 2021 to 12 Dec 2022)
- Member, Home Affairs Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 28 Mar 2023)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Attorney General) ( 7 Jan 2020 to 1 Feb 2021)
- Member, Home Affairs Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- 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)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Immigration, Asylum and Border Control) (20 May 2015 to 1 Feb 2021)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 18 Sep 2023.
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Until 14 April 2023, a flat in East Dunbartonshire
: (i). (Registered 21 May 2015; updated 17 April 2023)
From 22 April 2023, National Treasurer of the Scottish National Party
. This is a part time, unpaid role. (Registered 26 May 2023)
From 22 April 2023, in my capacity as National Treasurer of the Scottish National Party, I am a trustee of the Eilean Mor MacCormack Trust. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 26 May 2023)
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