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A selection of Anne Begg's votes
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Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, between 2010–2015
Generally voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, 1 absence, between 2007–2015
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
6 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2012
Generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
2 votes for, 3 votes against, between 2004–2011
Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
5 votes for, 3 votes against, 6 absences, between 1997–2012
Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 14 votes against, 3 absences, between 2012–2014
We have lots more plain English analysis of Anne Begg’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Anne Begg’s full vote analysis page for more.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will make it his policy, in respect of past interim maintenance assessments, that only that proportion of resultant child maintenance arrears which is deemed to be collectable will be transferred to the Child Maintenance Service.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to his Department's 2013 Impact Assessment No. DWP0031, if he will provide a detailed breakdown of the (a) £123 million estimated cost of caseworker activity related to Child Support Agency (CSA) case arrears as part of the CSA case closure programme and (b) £20 million estimated cost of setting up areas on the Child...
What are the Government doing to encourage the offshore sector to co-operate and to have common standards as a better way of reducing costs in the supply chain than laying off the very people we will need when, I hope, things in the North sea begin to pick up again?
More of Anne Begg’s recent appearances
Former Labour MP for Aberdeen South
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Trade and Industry
- Children: Maintenance
- Child Maintenance
- Employment and Support Allowance
- UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
- Universal Credit
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (19 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Chair, Work and Pensions Committee (10 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Draft Disability Discrimination Bill (Joint Committee) (15 Jan 2004 to 27 May 2004)
- Member, Work and Pensions Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 10 Jun 2010)
- Member, Panel of Chairs (26 Jun 2001 to 10 Jan 2011)
- Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 11 May 2001)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Future MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
- Chairman, Postal Services Bill Committee (1 out of 21)
- Chairman, Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Bill Committee (4 out of 8)
- Chairman, Green Energy (Definition and Promotion) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Chairman, Sale of Student Loans Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Chairman, Mental Health Bill Committee (2 out of 12)
- Chairman, Transport (Wales) Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Chairman, NHS Redress Bill Committee (3 out of 3)
- Chairman, National Insurance Contributions Bill Committee (0 out of 4)
- Chairman, Commons Bill Committee (2 out of 4)
- Chairman, Traffic Management Bill Committee (5 out of 9)
- Age-Related Payments Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Chairman, Extradition Bill Committee (4 out of 9)
- Chairman, Municipal Waste Recycling Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Chairman, National Minimum Wage (Enforcement Notices) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Chairman, Waste and Emissions Trading Bill Committee (1 out of 8)
- Special Educational Needs and Disability Bill Committee (2 out of 7)
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- Has spoken in 37 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Anne Begg’s speeches
- Has received answers to 14 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 65.86% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 46 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 373 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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