Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament
How Ann McKechin voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted moderately for a smoking banDetails
- Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted strongly for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted very strongly for the hunting banDetails
- Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted very strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted moderately against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted very strongly for introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted very strongly against reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted very strongly for restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted strongly for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VATDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
If his Department will make an assessment of the main causes of insecurity in the workplace.
The Minister will be aware that research from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development shows that approximately 1 million people in this country are currently employed on zero-hours contracts. We know that many of these are exploitative, so will the Minister confirm whether the Government will use the opportunity of the forthcoming Queen’s Speech to legislate to end the...
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how his Department is helping small and medium-sized enterprises increase the number of countries to which they export.
More of Ann McKechin's recent appearances
Labour MP for Glasgow North
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Topics of interest
- Innovation and Skills
- Work and Pensions
- International Development
- Conditions of Employment
- Housing Benefit
- Mortgages: Government Assistance
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 51 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 132 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 74.40% 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") 227 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)