Iain McKenzie

Former MP, Inverclyde

Inverclyde Labour

A selection of Iain McKenzie's votes

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  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Ways and Means: Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation — Amendment of the Law 18 Mar 2015

    Members from across the Chamber would probably describe the Chancellor’s statement as quite unbelievable, but for very different reasons. My constituents would certainly describe it as unbelievable because they have again listened to a Budget that is unable to hide the fact that, after five years of this Government, working families are worse off. The Chancellor claimed otherwise, but...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 4 Mar 2015

    Let us try the Prime Minister on another one of his promises: to make energy companies put their customers on the lowest possible tariff. Too many of my constituents are still paying many hundreds of pounds more per year for energy. Will he again make that promise or is he content to wait until an incoming Labour Government in May fix this energy market?
  • Opposition Day — [18th Allotted Day]: Bankers’ Bonuses and the Banking Industry 25 Feb 2015

    My hon. Friend has started exactly where this debate should start—with who needs to benefit, which is young people who are looking for work but have been out of work for some time. Does he agree that it is not only about giving them jobs, but about giving them the opportunity for careers and long-term employment? The Conservative party says that it is the party of opportunity, after all.

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Former Labour MP for Inverclyde

Entered the House of Commons on 1 July 2011 — Byelection

Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Scotland
  • Treasury
  • Work and Pensions
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Work Programme
  • Business
  • Social Security Benefits
  • Navy: Greenock
  • Syria

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (23 Feb 2015 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (23 Jan 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (25 Oct 2011 to 28 Jan 2013)

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  • Has spoken in 39 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 47 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 73.06% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — well below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 23 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 117 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.


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