How Anne Begg voted since 2001
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Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
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 strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
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Anne Begg hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
Will the Secretary of State confirm that the reason the volumes are so low is that only the simplest cases in the simplest groups are covered? Although it has been rolled out to families, they will still be only the simplest and easiest-to-deal-with families. Given that 250,000 jobseeker’s allowance claims are usually made every month, I wonder how he thinks we are going to get from...
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to his Department's consultation, child maintenance: closing cases in Segments 3 and 4 simultaneously, published on 27 October 2014, what effect such simultaneous closure will have on (a) forecast volumes and the cost of calls demands to the Child Maintenance Options Service, (b) forecast volumes and cost of recruitment and...
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to his Department's consultation, child maintenance: closing cases in Segments 3 and 4 simultaneously, published on 27 October 2014, whether such simultaneous closure will affect the contract between G4S and his Department on the anticipated level of call demands to the Child Maintenance Options Service for the years 2015 and...
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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
- 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
- Chairman, Postal Services Bill Committee (1 out of 21)
- Chairman, Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Bill Committee (4 out of 8)
- Chairman, Green Energy (Definition and Promotion) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Chairman, Sale of Student Loans Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Chairman, Mental Health Bill Committee (2 out of 12)
- Chairman, Commons Bill Committee (2 out of 4)
- Chairman, Transport (Wales) Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Chairman, NHS Redress Bill Committee (3 out of 3)
- Chairman, National Insurance Contributions Bill Committee (0 out of 4)
- Age-Related Payments Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Chairman, Traffic Management Bill Committee (5 out of 9)
- Chairman, Waste and Emissions Trading Bill Committee (1 out of 8)
- Chairman, Extradition Bill Committee (4 out of 9)
- Chairman, Municipal Waste Recycling Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Chairman, National Minimum Wage (Enforcement Notices) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
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- Has spoken in 37 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 18 written questions in the last year — 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 66.17% 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") 365 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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