Anne Begg

Aberdeen South Labour

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How Anne Begg voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails

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Anne Begg hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Bill Presented: Civil Service Reform 3 Apr 2014

    Will the commission’s remit include the Scottish civil service, which after all is the responsibility of the home civil service? It is not clear at the moment where the demarcation lines lie, or, indeed, where accountability lies, especially as there is quite a fevered political atmosphere in Scotland at the moment and it is not always clear that the Scottish civil service is acting...
  • [Mr Andrew Turner in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Incapacity Benefit Migration 3 Apr 2014

    Under the original time scale, the migration from incapacity benefit to ESA was meant to have been completed by now—I believe the date was the end of March 2014—but a sizeable number of people have yet to be migrated from IB to ESA. The original contract must have worked to the original time scale, so Atos surely was not still contracted to carry out the migration, even though it...
  • [Mr Andrew Turner in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Incapacity Benefit Migration 3 Apr 2014

    The Select Committee on Work and Pensions has just embarked on an inquiry into fraud and error in the benefits system, and I would say that the extent of that is fairly small. However, may I give my hon. Friend another example? Somebody came to my office as a cleaner through the new deal for disabled people. There are people who have been out of work for 10 years, as she had, with mental...

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Labour MP for Aberdeen South


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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

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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 38 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 15 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 65.14% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 36 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") 348 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

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Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.


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