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.
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, in 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 against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, in 2016
Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes 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
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 21 votes against, 2 absences, between 2015–2016
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Stuart McDonald has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 29 Jun 2017
It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Corby (Tom Pursglove), who I am very sure could be a bloody difficult man. I also congratulate the hon. Member for Reading East (Matt Rodda) on his thoughtful maiden speech. I want to take this opportunity to raise three issues. The first is the closure of Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs offices. Last week, we had a positive and upbeat...
Many of us do not understand why the Government chose to put a limit on the Dubs scheme based on a rather half-baked consultation with local authorities at one particular time. Why do the Government not continue to engage with local authorities and take proactive steps to increase their capacity to take unaccompanied children, including by implementing fully funded places?
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans she has to lay regulations under the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 relating to changes in asylum support and the role of local authorities; and if she will make a statement.
More of Stuart McDonald’s recent appearances
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 Education
- Ministry of Defence
- Department of Health
- Asylum: Housing
- Undocumented Migrants: Private Rented Housing
- Asylum: Families
- Asylum: EU Law
- Revenue and Customs: Cumbernauld
Currently held offices
- 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
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- Has spoken in 52 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Stuart McDonald’s speeches
- Has received answers to 80 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 100.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above 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") 88 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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