Margaret Curran

MP, Glasgow East

Glasgow East Labour

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How Margaret Curran voted
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  • Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails

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Margaret Curran hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Independence Referendum 2 Jul 2014

    This is the last Scottish questions before the referendum. People across Scotland know the magnitude of this decision and that if there is a yes vote, it is irreversible. That is why people need as much information as possible. Does the Secretary of State agree that when presented with the facts, most Scots do not want to turn their backs on the United Kingdom, and that a message of a strong...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Independence Referendum 2 Jul 2014

    I thank the Secretary of State for that answer, which is particularly important this week, as we celebrate the naming of HMS Queen Elizabeth. Will he ensure that people across Scotland are informed about the value of such UK contracts to the shipbuilding industry in particular? Does he agree with the shop stewards at Rosyth and on the Clyde that the best way to protect the shipbuilding...
  • Written Answers — Scotland: Pensioners 12 May 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many people of pensionable age there were in each parliamentary constituency in Scotland at the most recent date for which figures are available.

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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

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 8 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 51 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") 56 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA, for completing opinion surveys:
£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)
11. Miscellaneous
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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