Allan Dorans’s voting in Parliament
Allan Dorans 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 random selection of Allan Dorans’s votes.
Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2020.
Absences for this policy may be affected COVID-19 restrictions.
Generally voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
1 vote for, 6 votes against, 3 absences, between 2021–2022.
Voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2020.
Generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
1 vote for, 2 votes against, 1 absence, in 2020.
Has never voted on raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, in 2022.
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
8 votes for, 2 votes against, 2 absences, between 2020–2022.
Last updated: 18 May 2022.
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There is considerable evidence indicating that those women who took the drug Primodos—prescribed by their general practitioner—and who were pregnant at that time gave birth to babies with serious birth defects, including deformities and disabilities, missing limbs, cleft palates, brain damage and damage to internal organs. In some cases, those women miscarried or had stillbirths.
I thank the right hon. Member for his intervention; he is absolutely correct. The surviving victims are now mainly in their 40s and 50s. Many face a host of new medical problems and their bodies continue to suffer. Many have died prematurely.
I would welcome that type of inquiry and the opportunity to view the outcome. Despite serious concerns being expressed by the eminent paediatrician, Dr Isabel Gal, in 1967 indicating the possible dangers of Primodos, no official warnings were issued about these drugs until eight years later. There is strong and compelling evidence of systematic regulatory failures, demonstrating that the...
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Scottish National Party MP for Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election
Topics of interest
- Department for Business
- Energy and Industrial Strategy
- Home Office
- Department for Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- Commonwealth and Development Office
- Refugees: Ukraine
- Energy: Feed-in Tariffs
- Falcons: Exports
- Yvonne Fletcher
- Coronavirus: Vaccination
Currently held offices
- Member, Committee of Privileges (since 20 May 2021)
- Member, Committee on Standards (since 20 May 2021)
- Member, European Scrutiny Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Carer’s Leave Bill Committee ( 2 Nov 2022 to 9 Nov 2022)
- Member, Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill (12 May 2021 to 24 Jun 2021)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Policing) (10 Feb 2021 to 12 Dec 2022)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Foreign Affairs Team Member) ( 7 Jan 2020 to 10 Dec 2022)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 18 Sep 2023.
On 12 January 2022, I accepted a badge/token from Scottish Racing Ltd allowing me complimentary access to any race meeting held at any of the five Racecourses in Scotland (Ayr, Hamilton Park, Kelso, Musselburgh and Perth) whilst I am the MP
for Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock. The potential annual value of this benefit is below the registrable threshold. (Registered 31 January 2022; updated 16 January 2023)
On 5 November 2022, I accepted three tickets with hospitality for from Ayr United Football Club for their game against Greenock Morton FC
at Somerset Park
. Approximate value £100. (Registered 10 November 2022)
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