Margaret Curran

MP, Glasgow East

Glasgow East Labour

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How Margaret Curran voted
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  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
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Margaret Curran hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • North Sea Oil and Gas (Employment) — [Mr Gary Streeter in the Chair] 20 Jan 2015

    Mr Streeter, it is a pleasure to serve under your chairpersonship—I do not know whether I am permitted to use that word, or whether that is a precedent, but I have done it now, so so be it. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Aberdeen North (Mr Doran), whose contribution demonstrated his depth of knowledge of the industry and his enduring commitment to it and the people who...
  • North Sea Oil and Gas (Employment) — [Mr Gary Streeter in the Chair] 20 Jan 2015

    I will indeed emphasise that very point when I come to it later. I will begin by addressing the hon. Lady’s primary point about job losses. We are deeply concerned about them. As my hon. Friend the Member for Aberdeen North made clear, operators and trade unions are warning about job losses and their impact. Of the 30,000 jobs directly linked to the industry, 23,400 are in Aberdeen...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Shale Gas 14 Jan 2015

    Labour recently called for immediate devolution in this area, and we welcome the Government’s response, which as the Secretary of State has said is part of the ongoing commitment to the Smith agreement. Where appropriate, the Government should move immediately to devolve the powers agreed by the Smith commission. Today, the leaders of Scotland’s three largest cities, home to a...

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Labour MP for Glasgow East

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Scotland
  • Treasury
  • Cabinet Office
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Scotland
  • Disability Living Allowance
  • Devolution
  • Income Tax: Scotland
  • Property

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Secretary of State for 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 13 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 55 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 65.86% 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") 60 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

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Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.


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