How William Bain voted
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Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
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William Bain hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
What recent discussions he has had with stakeholders in the aviation industry on the use of flight paths over conflict zones.
Our thoughts remain very strongly with the families and friends of those who died in the terrible disaster that affected flight MH17. Since then, conditions have become even more dangerous, particularly in relation to the middle east. What are the Government doing, through the ICAO, to ensure that information about international flights is shared between domestic countries?
On the future, the Minister’s close colleague the Chancellor promised that the national minimum wage would reach £7 an hour. When will the Government make good on that promise?
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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 61 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 76 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 82.09% 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") 191 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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