Philippa Whitford’s voting in Parliament
Philippa Whitford 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 Philippa Whitford’s votes.
Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government
Consistently voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, in 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 for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
Voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2015–2016
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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Last updated: 19 Dec 2018
Without a deal, Scottish farmers could soon face tariffs of 30% on dairy products and 46% on lamb, which would make them uncompetitive and would damage Scotland’s food and drink industry. I would have liked to ask the perhaps future Prime Minister to rule out a no deal, but will the Minister do so?
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what guidance her Department has given to Jobcentre staff on EEA Nationals’ entitlement to universal credit.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what guidance her Department has issued to Jobcentre staff on when it is appropriate to ask that an EEA national sit a habitual residency test when applying for universal credit.
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Scottish National Party MP for Central Ayrshire
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
Philippa Whitford campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Department of Health
- Home Office
- Department for Business
- Energy and Industrial Strategy
- Department of Health and Social Care
- Universal Credit
- Post Office Card Account
- Children: Maintenance
- Visas: Skilled Workers
- Personal Independence Payment: Mental Illness
Currently held offices
- Member, Health and Social Care Committee (since 14 Jan 2019)
- Member, European Scrutiny Committee (since 30 Oct 2017)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Health and Social Care) (since 20 Jun 2017)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Draft Health Service Safety Investigation Bill (Joint Committee) (17 Apr 2018 to 27 Jul 2018)
- Member, Health and Social Care Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Shadow SNP Westminster Group Leader (Health) (20 May 2015 to 20 Jun 2017)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 7 Jan 2019.
1. Employment and earnings
Locum Consultant Breast Cancer Surgeon for Ayrshire & Arran Health Board, Eglinton House, Ailsa Hospital, Dalmellington Road, Ayr KA6 6AB. (Registered 08 December 2015)
31 August 2018, received £133.99. Hours: 3.5 hrs. (Registered 08 November 2018)
30 September 2018, received £408.23. Hours: 10.5 hrs. (Registered 08 November 2018)
31 October 2018, received £157.65. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 03 January 2019)
30 November 2018, received £291.65. Hours: 7.5 hrs. (Registered 03 January 2019)
Name of donor: Medical Aid for Palestinians
Address of donor: 33a Islington Park Street, London N1 1QB
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights £747.16; travel insurance £47.84; hotels and transport £925.08; meals £47; total value £1,767.08
Destination of visit: Palestine
Dates of visit: 15-21 September 2018
Purpose of visit: To continue the multidisciplinary exchange between U.K. and Palestinian clinicians, by running diagnostic clinics, operating sessions and treatment planning sessions along with workshops for medical and nursing staff.
(Registered 20 November 2018)
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