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Richard Thomson’s voting in Parliament
Richard Thomson 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 Richard Thomson’s votes.
Voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, in 2021.
Has never voted on raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2022.
Generally voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, 1 absence, between 2021–2022.
Voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2020.
Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2020.
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
8 votes for, 2 votes against, 1 absence, between 2020–2021.
Last updated: 7 Feb 2022.
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I wonder what it says about the Government that at the height of a cost of living crisis we appear to have a Chancellor putting pressure on the Governor of the Bank of England to increase interest rates—presumably on the basis that he considers that there are too many people right now with too much money in their pockets. What does it say about the Government’s priorities, I wonder, that...
Thank you, Madam Deputy Speaker, for the opportunity to convey and share the sadness of my Gordon constituents at the passing of Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth, and to express our gratitude for her lifetime of service as our monarch and Head of State. It has been an incredible privilege to listen to so many generous tributes in this place yesterday and today, and to hear so many personal...
It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Dr Huq, and I shall do my best to stick within the guidelines that you have given. I congratulate the hon. Member for Hastings and Rye (Sally-Ann Hart) on securing the debate. I understand that she hails originally from Northumberland, a county that has a particularly special place in my heart, not least because it is where I have my...
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Scottish National Party MP for Gordon
Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election
Topics of interest
- Department for Business
- Energy and Industrial Strategy
- Department of Health and Social Care
- Scotland Office
- Department for Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- Energy Supply
- Seed Potatoes: Scotland
- Hydrogen: Storage
- Energy Supply: Costs
- Offshore Industry: North Sea
Currently held offices
- Member, Finance (No.2) Bill Committee (since 8 Dec 2021)
- Member, National Insurance Contributions Bill Committee (since 16 Jun 2021)
- Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (since 25 May 2021)
- Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (since 25 May 2021)
- Member, Committee of Selection (since 25 May 2021)
- Member, European Statutory Instruments Committee (since 25 May 2021)
- Member, Standing Orders Committee (Commons) (since 21 Apr 2021)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Northern Ireland) (since 1 Feb 2021)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Wales) (since 1 Feb 2021)
- Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Financial Secretary) (since 1 Feb 2021)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Business and Industry) (7 Jan 2020 to 1 Feb 2021)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 5 Sep 2022.
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
A flat in Edinburgh: (i). (Registered 09 January 2020)
Deputy Editor, Scots Independent newspaper. (Registered 09 January 2020)
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