Allan Dorans

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Foreign Affairs Team Member)

Scottish National Party MP for Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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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 selection of Allan Dorans’s votes.

Last updated: 29 Sep 2020. Please share these votes responsibly.

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Allan Dorans has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Visas: Foreign Nationals 22 Oct 2020

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to extend the visas of foreign nationals stranded in the UK due to travel restrictions during the covid-19 pandemic.
  • Treasury: Fiscal Support: Covid-19 20 Oct 2020

    What fiscal support he is providing to mitigate the economic effects of the covid-19 outbreak.
  • Treasury: Fiscal Support: Covid-19 20 Oct 2020

    The Scottish Government are doing what they can to support individuals, businesses and those who have been excluded by the Chancellor from receiving any grants, loans or payment holidays. They are hampered in doing so by not having the autonomy of borrowing powers to meet the unique requirements of the Scottish economy. Will the Government heed repeated calls for the devolution of borrowing...

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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
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Cabinet Office
  • Department for Transport
  • Home Office
  • Falcons: Exports
  • Coronavirus: Research
  • Government Departments: Contracts
  • Foreign
  • Commonwealth and Development Office: Gender
  • Overseas Aid: Poverty

Currently held offices

  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Foreign Affairs Team Member) (since 7 Jan 2020)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Last updated: 26 Oct 2020.


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