How Ann McKechin voted since 2001
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Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system 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 a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
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Ann McKechin hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
I am grateful to the Minister. May I give credit to the Greater Maryhill food bank in my constituency, which does exemplary work? It did not exist in 2009, despite the fact that unemployment in my constituency was much higher than it is now. Can the Minister explain why the use of food banks has gone up by a huge percentage while unemployment is decreasing, which he reminds us about frequently?
The Minister stated that there are no quotas for the number of refugees we are taking, but he does not seem, from his answers, to be very proactive in trying to obtain offers of assistance within the United Kingdom. May I suggest that he arranges a summit with the devolved Administrations and local government in England to find out how many authorities are prepared to make offers of...
What steps she is taking to tackle youth unemployment in Northern Ireland.
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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
- UK Export Finance
- Housing Benefit
- 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 45 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 85 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 73.85% 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") 246 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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