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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.
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 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 for more EU integration Show votes
64 votes for, 4 votes against, 15 absences, between 2017–2020
Generally voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2015–2020
Voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, between 2016–2020
Last updated: 20 Jul 2020.
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To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans his Department has for the recruitment of new social care staff after the implementation of the points-based immigration system in January 2021.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when the Government plans to publish its plans for cancer services to enable people living with cancer to receive necessary treatment and care.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans are in place to restock personal protective equipment stockpiles before the end of 2020.
More of Philippa Whitford’s recent appearances
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 and Social Care
- Department of Health
- Home Office
- Universal Credit
- Post Office Card Account
- NHS: Drugs
- Children: Maintenance
- Visas: Skilled Workers
Currently held offices
- Member, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union (since 2 Mar 2020)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Europe) (since 1 Feb 2020)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Health and Social Care) (since 20 Jun 2017)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Exiting the European Union) (7 Jan 2020 to 31 Jan 2020)
- Member, Draft Domestic Abuse Bill (Joint) Committee (27 Feb 2019 to 6 Mar 2019)
- Member, Health and Social Care Committee (14 Jan 2019 to 13 May 2019)
- Member, Draft Health Service Safety Investigation Bill (Joint Committee) (17 Apr 2018 to 27 Jul 2018)
- Member, European Scrutiny Committee (30 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- 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: 20 Jul 2020.
1. Employment and earnings
Locum Consultant working until further notice with Ayrshire and Arran Health Board on the COVID-19
response, paid by NHS
Ayrshire and Arran, Crosshouse Hospital, Kilmarnock Rd, Crosshouse, Kilmarnock KA2 0BE. Expected hours: 15 hrs a week. (Registered 19 May 2020)
29 April 2020, received £1,679.57. Hours: approx. 66 hrs. (Registered 19 May 2020)
29 May 2020, received £1,815.68. Hours: 69.5 hrs. (Registered 22 June 2020)
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