How Frank Doran voted since 2001
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Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
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Frank Doran hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
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.
It is a pleasure to operate under your chairmanship, Mr Streeter. We are here to discuss United Kingdom oil and gas, which is in severe difficulties, partly because of a substantial drop in the world oil price. In these debates, it is always important to get the facts right. One key thing about the industry is just how important a part it plays in the UK economy. According to Oil & Gas...
That is the sole point that I planned to make in this speech. [Interruption.] No, the right hon. Gentleman is right to raise the issue. It is important that Government and industry work together to try to tackle the problems that we have all identified. In addition to labour costs, there are real issues about the way in which equipment is purchased by companies operating in the North sea. In...
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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
- 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 5 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 68.16% 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") 272 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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