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.
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 20 votes against, 3 absences, 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
Almost always voted for more EU integration Show votes
17 votes for, 2 votes against, 2 absences, between 2016–2017
Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
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Martyn Day has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2017
To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of reasons for the 86 per cent increase in complaints to the Financial Ombudsman on the activities of credit reference agencies between 2014-15 and 2015-16; and if he will make a statement.
To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what recent discussions he has had with the devolved administrations on whether the Redundancy Payments (Continuity of Employment in Local Government etc.) (Modification) Order 1999 requires to be updated.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps his Department is taking to improve training in conditions with fluctuating symptoms of healthcare professionals undertaking assessments for disability benefits.
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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
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office
- HM Treasury
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Home Office
- Department for Business
- Energy and Industrial Strategy
- Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit: Dupuytren's Contracture
- Revenue and Customs: West Lothian
- Tobacco: Smuggling
- Prison Service: Pensions
- Welfare Tax Credits: Scotland
Currently held offices
- Member, Petitions Committee (since 31 Oct 2016)
- Member, Administration Committee (since 20 Jul 2015)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 65 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Martyn Day’s speeches
- Has received answers to 128 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 62.64% 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") 42 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 6 Mar 2017.
Name of donor: Fateh Movement UK branch
Address of donor: 5 Galena Rd, London W6 0LT
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): air ticket £350, hotel and food £300, total £650
Destination of visit: Jerusalem and the West Bank
Date of visit: 14-18 February 2016
Purpose of visit: fact finding political delegation to Israel and the West Bank.
(Registered 11 March 2016
Name of donor: The Ministry
of Foreign Affairs
of the Republic of Maldives
Address of donor: Boduthakurufaanu Magu, Malé 20077, Republic of Maldives
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation with a value of £4,634.66
Destination of visit: Republic of Maldives
Date of visit: 23-29 July 2016
Purpose of visit: Delegation of members of APPG
for the Maldives. The group met with opposition
and government MPs of all parties, political prisoners and members of the judiciary.
(Registered 22 August 2016
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