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Former Labour MP for East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
- Also represented East Kilbride
- Entered Parliament on 11 June 1987 — General election
- Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election
- Majority: 14,723 votes. — 112th out of 643 MPs.
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Adam Ingram voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted very strongly for introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted moderately for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted moderately for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Has never voted on automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted moderately for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted strongly for the hunting ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately for more EU integration. votes
Read about how the voting record is decided.
- Hardly ever rebels against their party in their last parliament.
Most recent appearances
- Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Highlands and Islands Economy (7 Apr 2010) has video
“When I was a Northern Ireland Minister, I organised an 11-city tour of the United States to try to bring jobs and inward investment to Northern Ireland. Nationalists were involved in those visits, but they did not try to sell the message of trying to take Northern Ireland out of the United Kingdom. Might I suggest to my hon. Friend that she should draw that to the attention of those...”
- Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Renewable Energy: Scotland (6 Apr 2010)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how much funding his Department has allocated to renewable energy projects in Scotland in each of the last five years; and what funding allocations have been made for future years.”
- Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Fossil Fuel Levy: Scotland (29 Mar 2010)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what the balance of the Scottish Fossil Fuel levy account was on 28 February 2010.”
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- Has spoken in 4 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 18 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 53.34% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 19 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
- 50 people are tracking this MP.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1078 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 12 Apr 2010. 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||£23,463 (118th)||£23,083 (joint 1st with 142 others)||£22,110 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£21,634||£20,902 (joint 1st with 187 others)||£13,638 (501st)||£15,142 (517th)||£12,242 (512th)|
|London costs||£0||£0||£0||£0||£1,618 (joint 1st with 118 others)||£1,574 (joint 1st with 101 others)||£1,527 (joint 1st with 101 others)||£1,227 (joint 1st with 81 others)|
|Office running costs||£14,196 (462nd)||£15,822 (436th)||£15,591 (547th)||£16,655||£14,311 (515th)||£12,359 (612th)||£11,806 (604th)||£15,733 (324th)|
|Staffing costs||£75,190 (599th)||£53,017 (640th)||£44,275 (643rd)||£46,123||£44,436 (652nd)||£55,357 (627th)||£45,183 (634th)||£32,926 (609th)|
|Communications Allowance||£3,309 (521st)||£536 (588th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£20,776 (15th)1||£22,685 (12th)2||£19,157 (21st)||£17,757||£20,543 (49th)||£20,763 (48th)||£16,940 (96th)||£17,809 (31st)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£661 (joint 116th with 1 other)||£446 (226th)||£989 (joint 131st with 1 other)||£332||£1,059 (joint 172nd with 2 others)||£1,783 (67th)||£2,723 (22nd)||£1,590 (66th)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£2,341 (33rd)||£2,817 (37th)||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||£2,195 (494th)||£644 (399th)||£421 (563rd)||£512||£521 (493rd)||£615 (453rd)||£474 (574th)||£117 (642nd)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£1,256 (520th)||£958 (joint 587th with 1 other)||£600||£1,680 (462nd)||£1,861 (joint 438th with 1 other)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,193 (joint 339th with 1 other)||£1,166 (joint 151st with 11 others)||£0||£1,024 (642nd)||£1,024 (639th)||£1,024 (620th)||£1,024 (555th)|
|Total||£142,132 (425th)||£121,499 (591st)||£104,667 (620th)||£103,613||£106,094 (582nd)||£108,974 (523rd)||£94,819 (590th)||£82,668 (449th)|