Anne Begg

MP, Aberdeen South

Aberdeen South Labour

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How Anne Begg voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
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Anne Begg hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — House of Commons Commission: Draft Scotland Clauses 22 Jan 2015

    If 50% of the money spent by the Scottish Parliament will be funded by the Scottish Parliament, is it about time that an independent body, like the Office for Budget Responsibility, is set up in Scotland to ensure that spending is scrutinised properly? Is the Minister aware of whether the Scottish Government plan to publish a timetable of when the powers that they currently hold, or will...
  • [Sir David Amess in the Chair] — Backbench Business — NHS Specialised Services 15 Jan 2015

    I have to declare an interest as someone with a rare condition. Although I live in Scotland, I benefit from a specialised service delivered by NHS England in Cambridge. Does the hon. Gentleman agree that the importance of specialised services means that they should be managed nationally so that they are not competing against local priorities? That is particularly important for cross-border...
  • [Sir David Amess in the Chair] — Backbench Business — NHS Specialised Services 15 Jan 2015

    A number of rare diseases are genetic and, therefore, they often come in pockets, which means that some local health commissioners may face a heavy burden while others face none. The beauty of the specialist commissioning is that the cost is spread across the whole country, rather than falling on individual commissioning bodies.

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Labour MP for Aberdeen South

Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Scotland
  • Trade and Industry
  • Children: Maintenance
  • Child Maintenance
  • Employment and Support Allowance
  • UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Universal Credit

Currently held offices

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Draft Disability Discrimination Bill (Joint Committee) (to 11 Jun 2004)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 40 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 12 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 66.05% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 37 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 367 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.

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