William Bain

MP, Glasgow North East

Glasgow North East Labour

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  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
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William Bain hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Opposition Day — [18th Allotted Day]: Bankers’ Bonuses and the Banking Industry 25 Feb 2015

    I think it is fair to say that many of us have been speaking to ever rising numbers of constituents in the past few weeks, and I am confident that that will continue in the weeks to come. Members will acknowledge that the sense on the doorstep and on high streets is that there will only be a recovery that genuinely touches every part of our country when the talent that is wasting away in each...
  • Opposition Day — [18th Allotted Day]: Bankers’ Bonuses and the Banking Industry 25 Feb 2015

    My hon. Friend’s point will have as much salience in Inverclyde as it does in Glasgow North East and, I believe, in every constituency. When the maximum number of people in this country are involved in the economy, we have a broader tax base and more tax revenue coming in. That is the only credible plan for reducing the deficit in a fair way in the next Parliament. Any Chancellor who...
  • Opposition Day — [18th Allotted Day]: Bankers’ Bonuses and the Banking Industry 25 Feb 2015

    I was here for four months of the previous Parliament, when a tax on bankers’ bonuses brought in 3.4 billion in revenue and we introduced a 50p top rate of tax for people earning 150,000 a year or more. The next Parliament should reintroduce that to ensure that the wealthiest in society make a fairer contribution to getting our deficit down, and so that we bring back...

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Labour MP for Glasgow North East

Entered House of Commons on 13 November 2009 — Byelection

Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Work and Pensions
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Transport
  • Departmental Food
  • Universal Credit
  • Departmental Official Cars
  • Energy: Prices
  • Animal Experiments: Scotland

Currently held offices

  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Scotland) (7 Oct 2011 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Shadow Minister (Transport) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) (8 Dec 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) (7 Dec 2009 to 6 May 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 59 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 41 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 82.47% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 20–21 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") 208 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

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Last updated: 9 Feb 2015.

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