Margaret Curran

MP, Glasgow East

Glasgow East Labour

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How Margaret Curran voted
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  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
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Margaret Curran hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Joint Ministerial Committee 15 Oct 2014

    May I begin by paying tribute to the great Scottish journalist Angus Macleod, who died recently. On behalf of the Opposition, I send condolences to his family. During the referendum campaign, many voters expressed their deep desire for change in our politics and society. Does the Minister believe that the Joint Ministerial Committee should address the figures published today that show growing...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Referendum Outcome (Government Policy) 15 Oct 2014

    As the Secretary of State knows, extensive new powers for Scotland are being proposed by the Smith commission. As he also knows, a number of substantial changes to income tax in Scotland have already been legislated for by this Parliament. A document that I have obtained from the UK Government indicates a number of risks to implementation—notably, that of a decision from the Scottish...
  • Bill Presented: Devolution (Scotland Referendum) 14 Oct 2014

    This has been a wide-ranging and—dare I say—exciting debate. It has been inspired by recent events in Scotland, but it has understandably covered many other questions relating to the constitutional future of the United Kingdom. I shall begin where the hon. Member for Warrington South (David Mowat) left off, because I want to pay tribute to some of the most outstanding...

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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
  • Property
  • Sovereignty: Scotland

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 11 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 45 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 66.46% 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") 59 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

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