Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament
How Anne Begg voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted strongly for the hunting banDetails
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted strongly for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted strongly for restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted strongly against reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted very strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted very strongly for a smoking banDetails
- Voted very strongly for introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted very strongly for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many incapacity benefit claimants have still to be migrated to employment and support allowance.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many face-to-face work capability assessments have been carried out in each week of the last three months.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many claimants of each benefit type were referred to Work Choice in each of the last 12 months for which figures are available.
More of Anne Begg's recent appearances
Labour MP for Aberdeen South
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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 36 debates in the last year — 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 WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 64.31% 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.
- 86 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Anne Begg’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 340 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)