How John Robertson voted since 2001
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Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
Voted moderately for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local government Source
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John Robertson never rebelled against their party in this parliament
What estimate he has made of savings that could be achieved through sharing more services with the House of Lords.
I thank the right hon. Gentleman, and he will know that there is wide support for that in the Governance Committee. Members would like to see such work go forward as quickly as possible. The trouble with this place and the other place is that things can be dragged out for some time, so will he ensure that we can move down the road a lot quicker than usual?
I say to the hon. Member for Brigg and Goole that there are about 10 minutes left.
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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, 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)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 39 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 65 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 63.52% 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 15–16 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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