William Bain

Former MP, Glasgow North East

Glasgow North East Labour

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  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes

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Former Labour MP for Glasgow North East

Entered the House of Commons on 13 November 2009 — Byelection

Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — General election

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

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (4 Nov 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • 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) (7 Dec 2009 to 6 May 2010)

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  • Has spoken in 54 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 31 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 81.92% 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.
  • 27 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 212 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.


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