Frank Doran

MP, Aberdeen North

Aberdeen North Labour

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How Frank Doran voted since 2001
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  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
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Frank Doran hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Backbench Business: Fishing Industry 11 Dec 2014

    I join the hon. Member for South East Cornwall (Sheryll Murray) in congratulating my hon. Friend the Member for Great Grimsby (Austin Mitchell), and not only on his speech. This is the last fisheries debate for both of us, as we are standing down at the next election. He is way ahead of me in terms of years. We have run the fisheries group for a number of years, but he has had 38 years at...
  • Backbench Business: Fishing Industry 11 Dec 2014

    The hon. Lady is right, but we have not had a dedicated female Fisheries Minister. I am not sure if that is a job for a woman, although the hon. Lady might reach that—[Hon. Members: “Oh!”] That was not a sexist remark; I know the fishing industry very well. Things have moved on and today we will be discussing more or less the same things, but in different language. We will...
  • Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee 18 Nov 2014

    House of Commons Governance: House of Commons Governance. 4:30 pm; Room 8, Palace of Westminster
    Witnesses: Rt Hon Andrew Lansley MP, Rt Hon Sir George Young MP and Mr Frank Doran MP; Michael Whitehouse, Chief Operating Officer, National Audit Office and John Manzoni, Chief Executive, Civil Service

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Labour MP for Aberdeen North

Entered House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election

Also represented Aberdeen Central; Aberdeen South

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Topics of interest

  • House of Commons Commission
  • Work and Pensions
  • Scotland
  • Transport
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Coroners and Justice Act 2009
  • Mesothelioma: Drugs
  • September Sittings
  • Helicopters: Safety
  • Members: Allowances

Currently held offices

  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Liaison Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Advisory Committee on Works of Art (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Chairman, Administration Committee (20 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Finance & Services Committee (20 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Administration Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 20 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Culture, Media & Sport Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 4 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 1 written question 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 68.03% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 10 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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") 268 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

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