How William Bain voted
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Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
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William Bain hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
Government policy on the assistive technology sector – William Bain.
It is very important to have this debate today, a week before the autumn statement. It is very important that this House can show, through the debate, that we get it. We understand that offering people hope and having an economy where more ordinary people have more opportunities to get work, to progress in work and to get better wages, where there is more prosperity and more shared...
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how much has been spent on science and research and development through local enterprise partnerships in each region of England; and how such spending compares with equivalent spending in (a) the EU and (b) the G20.
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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 63 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 84 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 82.11% 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") 197 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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