How William Bain voted
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Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
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William Bain hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
Can the Minister confirm that, with the proposals before the House today, if the Scottish Parliament chooses to introduce discretionary payments, which would effectively top up even reserve benefits such as unemployment benefit or employment and support allowance, that will be a decision purely for the Scottish Parliament and that this Parliament does not have a veto? Does he agree that these...
If he will review the effectiveness of the procedure for tabling money resolutions for private Members’ Bills; and if he will make a statement.
On Monday, the House adjourned after barely three hours of Government business, so is it not an outrage that the Leader of the House cannot find time to bring to the House important money resolutions on private Members’ Bills, such as that of the hon. Member for St Ives (Andrew George), which would exempt thousands of disabled people from the terrible effects of the Government’s...
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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
- Work and Pensions
- Energy and Climate Change
- 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
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- Has spoken in 64 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 47 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 82.22% 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") 203 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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