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Labour MP for Aberdeen North
- Also represented Aberdeen Central; Aberdeen South
- Entered Parliament on 11 June 1987 — General election
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Frank Doran voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately against replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted moderately for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted moderately against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted moderately for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately against the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly for the hunting ban. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: House of Commons Commission, Work and Pensions, Scotland, Transport, Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Coroners and Justice Act 2009, Mesothelioma: Drugs, September Sittings, Helicopters: Safety, Members: Allowances
(based on written questions asked by Frank Doran and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Marine Navigation (No. 2) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Temporary and Agency Workers (Equal Treatment) Bill Committee (3 out of 3)
- Parliament (Joint Departments) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Cuba (4 Dec 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions she has had with the US as part of the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership agreement on the blockade of Cuba and existing sanctions on the EU businesses trading with that country.”
- Helicopters (North Sea) (27 Nov 2013)
“I acknowledge everything the Minister is saying, but the point I was making about the CAA inquiry is that the regulator cannot examine itself, and it should not be required to. Another type of inquiry is needed. I have raised a number of questions about the CAA’s operation in the North sea, and I would be interested to hear the Minister’s response.”
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- Has spoken in 10 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 3 written questions 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 67.14% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 8 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") 264 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 25 Nov 2013. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05 (ranking out of 659)||2003/04 (ranking out of 658)||2002/03 (ranking out of 657)||2001/02 (ranking out of 657)|
|Staying away from main home||£23,789 (89th)||£22,854 (228th)||£22,110 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£21,038||£20,897 (joint 206th with 2 others)||£20,333 (joint 3rd with 149 others)||£19,722 (joint 1st with 230 others)||£15,455 (302nd)|
|Office running costs||£22,379 (105th)||£23,587 (75th)||£26,159 (75th)||£28,395||£19,325 (joint 11th with 77 others)||£18,762 (joint 293rd with 1 other)||£18,234 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£16,519 (282nd)|
|Staffing costs||£99,728 (173rd)||£88,257 (302nd)||£81,557 (412th)||£75,668||£70,336 (joint 324th with 20 others)||£68,023 (joint 228th with 71 others)||£63,788 (joint 346th with 11 others)||£44,441 (385th)|
|Communications Allowance||£10,284 (206th)||£7,305 (369th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£23,490 (9th)1||£23,247 (11th)2||£29,684 (3rd)||£23,100||£26,886 (16th)||£21,191 (42nd)||£22,429 (31st)||£21,389 (11th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£671 (113th)||£803 (joint 134th with 1 other)||£296 (joint 281st with 2 others)||£1,547||£772 (225th)||£1,485 (102nd)||£1,751 (65th)||£1,323 (94th)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£1,799 (joint 541st with 1 other)||£1,107 (191st)||£2,757 (52nd)||£723||£3,539 (37th)||£2,020 (63rd)||£1,632 (135th)||£995 (335th)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£3,211 (206th)||£8,131 (55th)||£2,381||£11,845 (30th)||£10,407 (24th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,346 (joint 121st with 7 others)||£1,142 (joint 175th with 17 others)||£0||£2,096 (7th)||£2,096 (3rd)||£2,096 (3rd)||£2,096 (3rd)|
|Total||£182,139 (10th)||£171,717 (11th)||£171,836 (6th)||£152,852||£155,696 (7th)||£144,317 (18th)||£129,652 (35th)||£102,218 (67th)|