How Anne Begg voted since 2001
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- Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
- 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 moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
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Anne Begg hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
Secondary 1 pupils from Kincorth academy have sent me drawings as part of “Send all my friends to school”—I think every second one is in a wheelchair—which I have now displayed in my office. Campaigns about sending friends to school, which have been run for a number of years, have really engaged young people and made them realise the importance of education not only...
I share the hon. Gentleman’s concern that we have a once-in-a-decade opportunity to get this right. I see that the Minister is listening carefully in one of his first debates in his new job. Hopefully he will realise the importance of raising the issue of disability and mainstreaming it to ensure that disability is taken into account in everything that DFID does.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate he has made of the number of kinship carers who are (a) affected by the under-occupancy penalty and (b) in receipt of discretionary housing payments.
More of Anne Begg's recent appearances
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
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, 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)
- Chairman, Commons Bill Committee (2 out of 4)
- Chairman, Traffic Management Bill Committee (5 out of 9)
- Age-Related Payments Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- 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)
- Chairman, Waste and Emissions Trading Bill Committee (1 out of 8)
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- Has spoken in 37 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 17 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 65.69% 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.
- 84 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Anne Begg’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 360 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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