How John Robertson voted since 2001
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Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
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John Robertson never rebelled against their party in this parliament
What steps he is taking to help households improve their energy efficiency.
Energy efficiency has done absolutely nothing for people who are in fuel poverty. Estonia is the only country in Europe with a higher proportion of its population in fuel poverty than Britain. I invite the Secretary of State—and I mean this helpfully—to come to my constituency, so that I can show him exactly what I am talking about. He obviously does not believe anything that he...
Lord Lexden, the official historian of the Conservative party, has attacked the Lord Chancellor, saying: “Britain must have a Lord Chancellor who puts his duty to the law above party politics.” Why did he say that?
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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
- Member, Panel of Chairs (since 21 Jun 2010)
- Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (since 19 Jan 2009)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Committee of Selection (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)
- Member, European Scrutiny Committee (4 Mar 2003 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 12 Jul 2005)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 41 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 56 written questions in the last year — 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 63.17% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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") 470 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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