David Anderson

Blaydon Labour

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How David Anderson voted
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  • Voted moderately for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted moderately for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition feesDetails

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David Anderson hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Labour MP for Blaydon

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Justice
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Work and Pensions
  • Departmental Manpower
  • Departmental Billing
  • Trade Unions
  • Industrial Diseases: Compensation
  • Departmental Redundancy Pay

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (12 Jun 2012 to 25 Apr 2013)
  • Opposition Assistant Whip (Commons) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 20 Dec 2010)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (29 Jun 2010 to 3 Nov 2010)
  • Member, North East Regional Select Committee (4 Mar 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (20 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • PPS (Bill Rammell, Minister of State), Foreign & Commonwealth Office (16 Oct 2008 to unknown)
  • PPS (Bill Rammell, Minister of State), Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (28 Jun 2007 to 16 Oct 2008)
  • PPS (Bill Rammell, Minister of State), Department for Education and Skills (20 Nov 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 31 Oct 2006)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)

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  • Has spoken in 25 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 76 written questions in the last year — 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 57.71% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 26 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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.
  • 111 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on David Anderson’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 252 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payment from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion survey:
13 January 2014, payment of £75 for October 2013 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Payment donated to Blaydon Constituency Labour Party. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 22 January 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Ministry of Anfal and Martyrs Affairs, Kurdistan
Address of donor:  Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value):  £4,300

Destination of visit:  Kurdistan

Date of visit: 12-17 March 2013

Purpose of visit:  as part of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on the Kurdistan Region in Iraq, to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Kurdish Genocide
(Registered 15 April 2013)

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