Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament
How Margaret Curran voted on key issues
- Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted very strongly against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted for a smoking banDetails
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted very strongly for restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted very strongly against reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Has never voted on Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
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Thank you very much, Deputy Presiding Officer and welcome to your position—I mean Madam Deputy Speaker. I was in the Scottish Parliament for 12 years. I apologise to you, Madam Deputy Speaker. Let me start again. I begin by thanking the Backbench Business Committee for allocating the time for the debate. I thank my hon. Friend the Member for Glasgow North East (Mr Bain) for securing...
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As the Secretary of State has said, it is welcome that the chief executive of BP and the outgoing chief executive of Sainsbury’s have both spelled out substantial concerns about independence. Does the Secretary of State agree that all businesses, trade unions and voluntary organisations have a right to be heard without insult, intimidation or fear of the consequences, regardless of...
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Labour MP for Glasgow East
Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Cabinet Office
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Disability Living Allowance
- Sovereignty: Scotland
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
- Member, Work and Pensions Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 2 Nov 2010)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 9 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 141 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 68.15% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below 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 17–18 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") 55 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 24 Feb 2014.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes
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£75 received on 16 March 2013. Hours: 15 mins. Payment donated to local organisation. (Registered 13 June 2013)
£75 received on 21 March 2013. Hours: 15 mins. Payment donated to local organisation. (Registered 13 June 2013)
27 June 2013, I received one ticket for the Royal Box at Wimbledon, value £1,700, plus lunch and afternoon tea, as the guest of another MP
. (Registered 16 July 2013)
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