How Gregg McClymont voted
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Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensions Source
Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
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Gregg McClymont hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
It was striking to hear the Minister refer to a “revolution” and a “war”—not terms one usually associates with Liberal politicians. Clearly, the excitement of pensions has overwhelmed his Liberal temper. This is the third pensions Bill of this Parliament, and I note that the Minister spent the first 15 minutes of his half-hour speech talking about the first and...
The hon. Gentleman is a doughty fighter for better pensions and I respect that, but I ask him to reflect on what he has just said. The annuities market was broken because people did not shop around. They found annuities confusing and complex, and they defaulted into the option offered by their insurance company. Why do we think that that behaviour will suddenly change in a system that...
I will give way to the hon. Gentleman in a moment. Let me make the point again in case it has been misunderstood by Government Members. The annuities market was broken because individuals did not exercise choice effectively. Why do the Government believe that individuals will now exercise choice effectively in a complicated marketplace? That is presumably why the Government put such emphasis...
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Labour MP for Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Innovation and Skills
- Occupational Pensions
- State Retirement Pensions
- Departmental Manpower
- Revenue and Customs
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (2 Nov 2010 to 21 Mar 2011)
- Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (12 Jul 2010 to 27 Feb 2012)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.
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9 September 2013, payment of £75 for June 2013 survey. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 22 January 2014)
14 November 2013, payment of £75 for October 2013 survey. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 22 January 2014)
5 December 2013, payment of £75 for November 2013 survey. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 22 January 2014)
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18 December 2013, payment of £80 for online survey. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 22 January 2014)
(a) Address of donor: Unite House, 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TN
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
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