How William Bain voted
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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 against reducing central government funding of local government Source
Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
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William Bain hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
What recent assessment he has made of the UK’s energy security.
Meeting our security of supply challenge requires stable investment, and investors need confidence in the long-term direction of Government policy. After 2020, when the levy control framework expires, that confidence evaporates in this Government’s current road map, so will the Secretary of State give the industry a big pre-Christmas present by finally committing this Government to a...
The green investment bank has been a great success, leveraging in over £5 billion of investment in renewables and other green jobs. Does the Secretary of State not agree that the bank would be an even greater success if it had the power to borrow on the open market, as the Opposition have proposed, and the ability to focus more on energy efficiency projects? When will he speak to the...
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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
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 66 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 59 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") 201 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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