Martyn Day’s voting in Parliament
Martyn Day 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 Martyn Day’s votes.
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 fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, in 2016
Generally voted against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, 1 absence, between 2015–2016
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 20 votes against, 3 absences, between 2015–2016
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
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Martyn Day has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 19 Dec 2018
What recent discussions he has had with the Home Secretary on the potential effect on Scotland of UK immigration policy after the UK leaves the EU.
The Tories’ obsession with slashing immigration to the tens of thousands will see Scotland’s working-age population decline by 4.5%—that is 150,000 people—by 2041. Is the Secretary of State happy standing over such a policy that will cause economic harm to our country?
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department (a) is taking to implement track and trace in plain packaging and (b) plans to take to ensure track and trace provides maximum (i) traceability and (ii) revenue collection.
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Scottish National Party MP for Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
Martyn Day campaigned to remain in the European Union
- HM Treasury
- Department for Business
- Energy and Industrial Strategy
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Home Office
- Tobacco: Smuggling
- Immigrants: EU Nationals
- Revenue and Customs: West Lothian
- Personal Independence Payment
- Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit: Dupuytren's Contracture
Currently held offices
- Member, European Scrutiny Committee (since 9 Jul 2018)
- Member, Petitions Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Public Accounts Commission (16 Nov 2017 to 9 Jul 2018)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 9 Jul 2018)
- Member, Petitions Committee (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Administration Committee (20 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 69 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Martyn Day’s speeches
- Has received answers to 95 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 69.93% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- 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") 116 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 7 Jan 2019.
Name of donor: Goodwin Jewellers PVT
Address of donor: A101 Ankit Chs Opp Kasturi Plaza, Manpada Road, Dombivali East, Maharashtra, India
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Internal flight from Mumbai to Trivandrum and accommodation in Mumbai for myself and my partner, approx. value £650
Destination of visit: Mumbai and Trivandrum, India
Dates of visit: 18-21 August 2018
Purpose of visit: This was accepted as part of a detour on a family holiday, the purpose of which was to discuss, with the donor, other businesses and volunteers, business opportunities within the UK and charitable activities relating to the ongoing Kerala flooding.
(Registered 18 September 2018)
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