William Bain

MP, Glasgow North East

Glasgow North East Labour

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How William Bain voted
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  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
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William Bain hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Westminster Hall 2 Dec 2014

    Government policy on the assistive technology sector – William Bain. 11:00 am – 11:30 am
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Broadband 27 Nov 2014

    At a time when the Government are making more and more services digital by default, does the Minister believe it is acceptable for 1.2 million homes across the UK, including 113,000 in Scotland, still to have no access to broadband whatsoever? What are the Government doing putting back their timetable for superfast broadband? Should we not have universal coverage now?
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: China 27 Nov 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made in the last 12 months to the government of the People's Republic of China on organ harvesting practices in that country.

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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)

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 81 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 82.14% 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") 198 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

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