Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament
How William Bain voted on key issues
- Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted very strongly for restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted very strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted very strongly against reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted for a smoking banDetails
- Voted very strongly against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what discussions he has had with the head of the Financial Conduct Authority on the number of people employed at the headquarters of those banks and financial services providers registered in Scotland and the number of jobs which have a direct or indirect connection to the headquartering of the banks and other financial services providers in Scotland.
What steps she is taking to ensure a positive outcome from the Haass talks; and if she will make a statement.
Does the Secretary of State agree that if Northern Ireland is to have a prosperous future, it needs to reach full accommodation with the events of its past? What steps will she personally take to ensure that the progress that was made in the Haass agreement is carried forward into full agreement in future?
More of William Bain's recent appearances
Labour MP for Glasgow North East
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
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 76 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 133 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 83.17% 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") 177 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)