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Former Labour MP for Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
- Also represented Cumbernauld and Kilsyth
- Entered Parliament on 1 May 1997 — General election
- Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election
- Majority: 11,562 votes. — 127th out of 643 MPs.
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Rosemary McKenna voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted very strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted strongly for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Has never voted on automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted moderately for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly for the hunting ban. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party in their last parliament.
Most recent appearances
- Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Scotland's Future in the UK (25 Nov 2009) has video
“I congratulate my right hon. Friend on his approach to the Calman commission. It is exactly what was envisaged by those people involved in the constitutional convention. Does he share my view that this is a coherent package of measures that includes evidence supporting the assignment to the UK Parliament of those measures that should be so assigned, and that it should be delivered as such?”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Economic Inactivity (25 Nov 2009) has video
“Does my right hon. Friend share my anger at the Opposition for refusing to vote for any support that we give to the unemployed in Scotland, and for the abandonment of people in the 1980s and 1990s that this Government reversed in 1997?”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Lending (Small Businesses) (17 Jun 2009) has video
“May I add my voice to all the tributes that have been paid to you, Mr. Speaker? I look forward to bumping into you in my constituency. Does my hon. Friend share the view that the scale of what has been done to support the banks in the United Kingdom makes a very powerful and persuasive case for the protection of Scotland's interests within the United Kingdom?”
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- Has spoken in 3 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well 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 71.74% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 5 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
- 28 people are tracking this MP.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 52 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||£22,040 (195th)||£23,058 (170th)||£22,110 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£21,634||£20,902 (joint 1st with 187 others)||£20,333 (joint 3rd with 149 others)||£19,722 (joint 1st with 230 others)||£14,509 (406th)|
|Office running costs||£21,071 (170th)||£22,472 (104th)||£28,364 (34th)||£26,660||£18,752 (283rd)||£18,743 (joint 312th with 1 other)||£18,234 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£18,920 (205th)|
|Staffing costs||£84,251 (532nd)||£83,781 (450th)||£79,351 (465th)||£74,216||£66,740 (479th)||£58,039 (611th)||£55,548 (581st)||£42,106 (467th)|
|Communications Allowance||£5,984 (448th)||£8,615 (304th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£15,120 (67th)1||£17,577 (37th)2||£14,034 (88th)||£14,428||£20,771 (44th)||£22,354 (34th)||£20,454 (44th)||£15,493 (65th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£1,832 (27th)||£3,813 (4th)||£3,301 (6th)||£2,414||£2,132 (67th)||£1,087 (joint 146th with 1 other)||£641 (226th)||£752 (175th)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£5,684 (5th)||£5,731 (2nd)||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||£1,727 (552nd)||£326 (573rd)||£1,265 (202nd)||£837||£311 (joint 594th with 1 other)||£209 (622nd)||£83 (joint 649th with 1 other)||£503 (556th)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£485 (joint 619th with 1 other)||£4,125 (188th)||£1,662||£1,722 (joint 451st with 1 other)||£1,231 (524th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,255 (joint 257th with 4 others)||£1,058 (joint 320th with 22 others)||£0||£1,961 (joint 170th with 5 others)||£1,961 (joint 165th with 5 others)||£1,961 (joint 163rd with 5 others)||£1,961 (joint 156th with 5 others)|
|Other Costs||£0||£0||£0||£3,048||£1,539 (72nd)||£0||£0||£0|
|Total||£157,709 (225th)||£167,113 (29th)||£153,608 (58th)||£144,899||£134,830 (115th)||£123,957 (227th)||£116,643 (242nd)||£94,244 (182nd)|