Never rebels against their party in this parliament
How John Robertson voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted strongly for the hunting banDetails
- Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted very strongly for introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted strongly for restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted strongly against reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted moderately for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted very strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted moderately for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted moderately against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted moderately for a smoking banDetails
- Voted moderately against a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted very strongly for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
What estimate she has made of the number of students from India who have received visas to undertake studies at universities in Scotland in the latest period for which figures are available.
The Higher Education Statistics Agency says that Indian student numbers on higher education courses are down by 25% since 2011 alone and in Scotland they are down by 32%. What does the Minister think is the reason for that and why is Scotland so much worse off than the rest of the UK?
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the number of people who use credit unions in (a) Glasgow North West constituency, (b) Glasgow, (c) Scotland and (d) the UK.
More of John Robertson's recent appearances
Labour MP for Glasgow North West
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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
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 33 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 169 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 62.40% 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.
- 61 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on John Robertson’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 446 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)