How John Robertson voted since 2001
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Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
Voted moderately for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted moderately against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
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To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate he has made of the difference between changes in (a) carers' benefits, (b) disability benefits and (c) older people's benefits and the rate of inflation in each of the last three years.
Will the right hon. Gentleman allow a debate in Government time on policing during election and referendum campaigning and voting? The intimidation by the yes campaign north of the border is unlike anything I have ever seen in my time in politics. My right hon. Friend the Member for East Renfrewshire (Mr Murphy) was attacked not only when he was speaking, but when he was protecting an...
I have not made my mind up on fracking yet, but the information that we get is a bit like the Scottish Government’s White Paper—full of words but with no answers. Will the Minister ensure that the people of this country are fully informed about fracking and what is happening with it?
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Labour MP for Glasgow North West
Entered House of Commons on 23 November 2000 — Byelection
Also represented Glasgow Anniesland
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Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Energy and Climate Change
- Home Department
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Personal Independence Payment
- Universal Credit
Currently held offices
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Selection Committee (21 Jun 2010 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (20 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- PPS (Dr Kim Howells, Minister of State), Foreign & Commonwealth Office (before 10 Nov 2005 to 16 Oct 2008)
- Member, European Scrutiny Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 30 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 77 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 63.06% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 12 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 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") 457 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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