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Alyn Smith

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Office)

Scottish National Party MP for Stirling

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Recent appearances

  • Joint Comprehensive Plan Of Action 14 Jan 2020

    I commend the Foreign Secretary on his statement, and I have to say that I agreed with every word of it. The Scottish National party very much supports actions against nuclear proliferation in the middle east. There was ample scope to trigger the dispute resolution mechanism, so I am glad that the External Action Service is going through the gears on that. I very much liked the phrase in his...
  • Britain in the World 13 Jan 2020

    Thank you, Madam Deputy Speaker. I assure you that I always try to make my words as meaningful and as brief as possible. I am also coming from the European Union Parliament where a nine to 10-minute speech is, as my good friend the hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton (Afzal Khan) knows, an acre of expanse, but I will certainly keep my words brief today. I have listened carefully to the...
  • Britain in the World 13 Jan 2020

    I very warmly agree. My hon. Friend is of course no stranger to DFID. SNP Members want to see that work and independence protected and maintained, but the trend we have seen is concerning. In 2017, DFID managed only 72% of official development assistance, down from 88% in 2013. Given the budgets being spent by other Departments, we think that is a retrograde drift that we need to reverse. We...

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Scottish National Party MP for Stirling

Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election


Topics of interest

  • Cabinet Office
  • European Parliament: Scotland

Currently held offices

  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (since 7 Jan 2020)

Previous MPs in this constituency


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  • Has spoken in 4 debates since joining Parliament — below average amongst MPs. See all Alyn Smith’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 1 written question since joining Parliament — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 93.33% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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 14–15 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 21 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Alyn Smith’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 4 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

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