William Bain

MP, Glasgow North East

Glasgow North East Labour

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How William Bain voted
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  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT 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

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Youth Unemployment 29 Oct 2014

    PricewaterhouseCoopers has noted that unemployment in Northern Ireland is falling at half the rate of the rest of the United Kingdom. Will the Secretary of State discuss with the Northern Ireland Executive some specific proposals, such as Labour’s plan for a one-year national insurance tax break for all small firms that take on new workers? Would that not help to promote employment in...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: South Sudan 29 Oct 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to the authorities in South Sudan over the need for the NGO Bill in that country to ensure that citizens and civil society organisations can engage in humanitarian activity, enjoy freedom of association and use monitoring and accountability systems in accordance with the general assumptions of...
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Scottish Power 29 Oct 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what recent discussions he has held with stakeholders on the nature of the warranties sold by Scottish Power to its customers in the 1980s and 1990s.

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Profile

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

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 79 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 82.06% 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") 192 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

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