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Former Labour MP for East Lothian
- Entered Parliament on 7 June 2001 — General election
- Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election
- Majority: 7,620 votes. — 345th out of 643 MPs.
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Anne Moffat voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted very strongly for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Has never voted on removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Has never voted on automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately for the hunting ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted moderately for more EU integration. votes
- Voted moderately for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in their last parliament.
Most recent appearances
- Written Answers — Defence: Colombia: Military Aid (11 Jan 2010)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many UK service personnel are assigned to duties in Colombia.”
- Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Third Sector (9 Dec 2009)
“To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what work with the third sector her Department is undertaking to encourage the creation of jobs.”
- Written Answers — Defence: Colombia: Military Aid (1 Dec 2009)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Defence with reference to the Answer to the hon. Member for Richmond Park of 24 November 1999, Official Report, column 115W, on Colombia, when the UK ceased to provide the Colombian security forces with advisory visits and information exchanges on counter-guerilla strategy.”
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- Has spoken in 1 debate in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 9 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 60.79% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 16 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above 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.
- 50 people are tracking this MP.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 57 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 12 Apr 2010. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05 (ranking out of 659)||2003/04 (ranking out of 658)||2002/03 (ranking out of 657)||2001/02 (ranking out of 657)|
|Staying away from main home||£22,595 (164th)||£23,083 (joint 1st with 142 others)||£19,038 (419th)||£20,958||£19,446 (335th)||£20,300 (201st)||£19,700 (joint 268th with 6 others)||£18,000 (joint 63rd with 2 others)|
|Office running costs||£26,974 (28th)||£23,533 (77th)||£20,724 (256th)||£28,258||£21,205 (5th)||£18,743 (joint 312th with 1 other)||£18,234 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£28,279 (44th)|
|Staffing costs||£96,275 (297th)||£88,292 (299th)||£80,003 (446th)||£82,441||£68,244 (446th)||£66,083 (415th)||£63,788 (joint 346th with 11 others)||£43,411 (431st)|
|Communications Allowance||£11,263 (118th)||£9,942 (joint 155th with 1 other)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£18,258 (35th)1||£18,670 (23rd)2||£12,331 (121st)||£15,027||£27,009 (15th)||£39,744 (1st)||£28,786 (4th)||£16,382 (47th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£3,373 (3rd)||£2,535 (13th)||£1,034 (joint 120th with 1 other)||£853||£2,479 (41st)||£1,558 (joint 92nd with 1 other)||£1,342 (114th)||£3,209 (11th)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£0||£242 (281st)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£1,721 (554th)||£74 (635th)||£291 (610th)||£34||£708 (400th)||£111 (642nd)||£0||£131 (640th)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£690 (joint 597th with 1 other)||£1,728 (457th)||£225||£1,454 (499th)||£378 (635th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,194 (joint 336th with 2 others)||£1,334 (33rd)||£276||£1,901 (joint 297th with 2 others)||£1,901 (joint 293rd with 2 others)||£1,624 (491st)||£1,624 (joint 413th with 1 other)|
|Total||£180,457 (17th)||£168,255 (23rd)||£136,483 (350th)||£148,072||£142,446 (54th)||£148,818 (7th)||£133,474 (17th)||£111,036 (17th)|