Michael McCann

MP, East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow

East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow Labour

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How Michael McCann voted
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  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted moderately for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails

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Michael McCann hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Child Abuse 7 Jul 2014

    On 23 May 2012 at Prime Minister’s questions, I raised the issue of the abuse that took place at Medomsley detention centre. My constituent, John McCabe, was raped every day for nine months by guards and others inside and outside Medomsley. John has waived his anonymity and, because of his courage, 700 victims from the detention centre have come forward, and 70-plus detectives from...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Housing Benefit 2 Jul 2014

    What assessment he has made of the effects of the distribution of housing benefit in Scotland.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Housing Benefit 2 Jul 2014

    A report by my trade union, the GMB, shows that huge sums of housing benefit are paid to company landlords in Scotland. Bearing in mind the Secretary of State’s earlier answer, will the Minister meet me to discuss how we can bring together the UK, Scottish and local governments to ensure that we get best value for housing benefit and that we can create new houses and new jobs, rather...

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Labour MP for East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • International Development
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Work and Pensions
  • Defence
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Pensions
  • Universal Credit
  • Developing Countries: Food
  • Energy: Prices
  • East Kilbride

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys:
Payment of £75 for survey. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to local charity. (Registered 14 June 2013)
Payment of £75 for survey. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to local charity. (Registered 24 October 2013)
Payment of £75 for survey. Hours: 15 mins. Payment donated to local charity. (Registered 25 November 2013)
Payment of £75 for survey in November 2013. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to local charity. (Registered 24 January 2014)
Payment of £75 for survey in January 2014. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to local charity. (Registered 7 February 2014)
Payment of £80 received from You Gov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT for taking part in a survey in October 2013. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to local charity. (Registered 25 November 2013)
4. Sponsorships
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
(b) Name of donor: Phoenix Outdoor Advertising Ltd
(b) Address of donor: 109 Keswick Rd, East Kilbride, G75 8QX
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: A billboard advertising my contact details was erected at no charge and displayed for 4 weeks; value £3,000
(b) Date of receipt: 17 July -14 August 2013
(b) Date of acceptance: 25 November 2013
(b) Donor status: company, registration no SC239570
(b) (Registered 17 December 2013 )
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor:  Labour Friends of Israel
Address of donor:  BM LFI, London W1N 3XX
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, additional transport, accommodation and food and drink with a total value of £1,450.  Some hospitality within Israel and the Palestinian territories provided by the Portland Trust in Ramallah and the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Destination of visit: Israel and the Palestinian territories.
Date of visit: 19-24 May 2013
Purpose of visit:  fact-finding visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories
(Registered 11 June 2013)

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