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Former Labour MP for Glenrothes
- Also represented Central Fife
- Entered Parliament on 7 June 2001 — General election
- Left Parliament on 13 August 2008 — Died
- Majority: 10,664 votes. — 136th out of 632 MPs.
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How John MacDougall voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Has never voted on a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately for the hunting ban. votes
- Voted strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Has never voted on allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
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More on their full record
- Hardly ever rebels against their party in their last parliament.
Most recent appearances
- Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Disability Living Allowance (29 Sep 2008)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what progress has been made in his Department's discussions on granting blind people entitlement to the higher rate mobility component of disability living allowance; and if he will make a statement.”
- Written Answers — Home Department: Hunting Act 2004 (1 Sep 2008)
“To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what training on the provisions of the Hunting Act 2004 the police receive.”
- Written Answers — Solicitor-General: Prosecutions: Hunting Act (21 Jul 2008)
“To ask the Solicitor-General what training on the provisions of the Hunting Act 2004 staff of the Crown Prosecution Service receives.”
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- Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 69 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 31.77% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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 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") 30 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 22 Jul 2008. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source).
|Type||2008/09||2007/08||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||£20,340 (377th)||£20,960||£20,902 (joint 1st with 187 others)||£20,305 (joint 197th with 1 other)||£19,722 (joint 1st with 230 others)||£18,009 (joint 2nd with 55 others)|
|Office running costs||£18,777 (440th)||£19,927||£16,284 (436th)||£18,607 (joint 382nd with 2 others)||£18,229 (joint 208th with 4 others)||£33,138 (22nd)|
|Staffing costs||£77,471 (512th)||£83,185||£73,376 (213th)||£65,415 (437th)||£41,371 (648th)||£25,118 (644th)|
|Members' Travel||£1,394 (603rd)1||£10,598 (191st)||£14,673||£19,171 (68th)||£20,929 (44th)||£13,944 (178th)||£9,969 (224th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£472 (167th)||£1,268 (joint 89th with 1 other)||£1,154||£0||£190 (joint 368th with 3 others)||£748 (202nd)||£262 (joint 325th with 1 other)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£230 (272nd)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£184 (632nd)||£316||£63 (647th)||£32 (651st)||£316 (609th)||£682 (463rd)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||N/A||£634 (613th)||£680||£385 (630th)||£224 (647th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£878 (joint 571st with 3 others)||£878||£2,015 (joint 48th with 3 others)||£2,015 (joint 44th with 3 others)||£2,015 (joint 44th with 3 others)||£2,015 (joint 43rd with 3 others)|
|Total||£130,150 (450th)||£141,773||£132,196 (146th)||£127,717 (160th)||£96,345 (576th)||£89,193 (313th)|