How Ann McKechin voted since 2001
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Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
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Ann McKechin hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
Will the Minister confirm—or, if he cannot do so today, write to confirm—whether his Department or fellow Ministers are assured that implementation will occur by the end of this year? If not, are alternatives being considered?
Thank you for giving me the opportunity to speak this afternoon, Mr Bayley. First, I want to look back to the debate last November about the work of the Committees on Arms Export Controls, in which we spent quite a bit of time discussing concerns about past and possible future exports to Syria. That was not surprising, given the recall vote that had taken place in September last year on...
Does the right hon. Gentleman agree that, given the political situation in Hong Kong and the concerns that have been expressed internationally, there must be a real risk of a recurrence of exactly the sort of event during which tear gas was used against civilian protestors? There has not yet been a resolution of that protest; it continues in Hong Kong today.
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Labour MP for Glasgow North
Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election
Also represented Glasgow Maryhill
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Topics of interest
- Innovation and Skills
- Work and Pensions
- International Development
- Conditions of Employment
- Housing Benefit
- UK Export Finance
- Mortgages: Government Assistance
Currently held offices
- Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee
- Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
- Member, International Development Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 2 Nov 2010)
- Shadow Minister (Scotland) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Scotland Office (14 Nov 2008 to 11 May 2010)
- Minister of State, Scotland Office (17 Sep 2008 to 14 Nov 2008)
- Member, International Development Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 20 Jan 2009)
- Member, Standing Orders Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Information Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 37 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 82 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 73.03% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 11 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 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") 238 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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