How Frank Doran voted since 2001
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Voted moderately against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
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Frank Doran hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
It is a pleasure to follow the right hon. Member for South Cambridgeshire (Mr Lansley). We served together on the House of Commons Commission for a number of years and learned a lot about each other. I was first elected in 1987. I have to say it was an accident, because I did not expect to win. I took a Conservative seat that had only ever once been won by my party, when Donald Dewar won it...
I thank the right hon. Gentleman; I now have a minute left. The other Committee I have taken an interest in, was a member of and became Chair of was your works of art committee, Mr Speaker. I am proud of and have enjoyed the work I have done on that committee. However, probably the most enjoyable experience of my life—sitting next to my wife, I think this is saying quite a lot—was...
The Minister is apologising for the absence of his right hon. Friend; I should have noted the absence of my hon. Friend the Member for Aberdeen South (Dame Anne Begg), who is with my right hon. Friend the Member for East Renfrewshire (Mr Murphy) in Aberdeen, but would otherwise have been here.
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Former Labour MP for Aberdeen North
Entered House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election
Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election
Also represented Aberdeen Central; Aberdeen South
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Topics of interest
- House of Commons Commission
- Work and Pensions
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Coroners and Justice Act 2009
- Mesothelioma: Drugs
- September Sittings
- Helicopters: Safety
- Members: Allowances
Currently held offices
- Chair, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (since 18 Nov 2010)
Other offices held in the past
- Chair, Administration Committee (18 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Finance and Services Committee (17 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Administration Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 18 Jul 2005)
- Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (11 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (11 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 12 Jul 2005)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change) (1 Jun 1988 to 1 Jun 1992)
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- Has spoken in 6 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 68.28% 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.
- 61 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 273 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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