A selection of Stewart McDonald's votes
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Voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
Consistently voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, in 2016
Voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, in 2016
Voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government
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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To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether his Department has taken steps to verify reports that white phosphorus used in attacks in north-east Syria originated from white phosphorus sales from the UK to Turkey; and if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of stopping white phosphorus sales under existing licences to that country.
To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, how many licences for the export of military material from the UK to Turkey have been suspended since 9 October 2019; what equipment those licences were for; and what the financial value of those licences was.
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to ensure that the UK continues to be able to participate in EU-led military operations abroad under the aegis of the Common Security and Defence Policy in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal.
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Former Scottish National Party MP for Glasgow South
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election
Topics of interest
Stewart McDonald campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Ministry of Defence
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Department for Business
- Energy and Industrial Strategy
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office
- Department for Transport
- Jobcentres: Glasgow
- Unpaid Work
- Vote Leave: Election Offences
- Immigration: EU Nationals
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Committee on Privileges (14 Jan 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Committee on Standards (14 Jan 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Defence) (20 Jun 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Transport Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
Previous MPs in this constituency
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- Has spoken in 84 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Stewart McDonald’s speeches
- Has received answers to 59 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 66.09% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
Note SNP MPs do not generally vote on legislation not affecting Scotland, as these matters are devolved to the Scottish Parliament.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 75 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 184 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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