Alison Thewliss’s voting in Parliament
Alison Thewliss 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 Alison Thewliss’s votes.
Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
Generally voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2015–2016
Generally voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, 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 against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 20 votes against, 3 absences, between 2015–2016
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Alison Thewliss has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 29 Jun 2017
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many eligible Scottish limited partnerships failed to supply statements of Persons of Significant Control by the deadline given in the Scottish Partnerships (Register of People with Significant Control) Regulations 2017.
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many eligible Scottish limited partnerships that failed to supply statements of Persons of Significant Control by the deadline are to be prosecuted in accordance with the Scottish Partnerships (Register of People with significant control) Regulations 2017.
Does my hon. Friend agree that not only do politicians need to take responsibility in this area, but the tabloid and other forms of media, which call people traitors and use other inflammatory language, need to be challenged?
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Scottish National Party MP for Glasgow Central
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
Alison Thewliss campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Home Office
- HM Treasury
- Department of Health
- Department for Culture
- Media and Sport
- Social Security Benefits: Children
- Sanitary Protection: VAT
- Deportation: Yemen
- Asylum: Yemen
- Members: Correspondence
Currently held offices
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Treasury) (since 20 Jun 2017)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Cities) (since 20 May 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (13 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 100 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Alison Thewliss’s speeches
- Has received answers to 221 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 94.44% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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 16–17 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") 133 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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