A selection of Ann McKechin's votes
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Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013
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
Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
1 vote for, 18 votes against, 3 absences, between 2008–2013
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
1 vote for, 21 votes against, 9 absences, between 2012–2015
Generally voted against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, 4 absences, between 2008–2014
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2012
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To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much UK aid has been spent in support of privatising electricity in Nigeria since 2002; and through which funding streams that aid was provided.
What progress he has made on promoting digital inclusion.
The Minister will be aware that, unfortunately, Glasgow has one of the highest levels of population who are offline. The Government have recently run a series of adverts on Glasgow radio stations about encouraging people to switch their electricity and gas suppliers, but they are asking people only to use the online route. What assessment has he made about how we can encourage digital...
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Former Labour MP for Glasgow North
Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — General election
Also represented Glasgow Maryhill
Topics of interest
- Innovation and Skills
- Work and Pensions
- International Development
- Conditions of Employment
- UK Export Finance
- Housing Benefit
- Mortgages: Government Assistance
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (24 Oct 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (24 Oct 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
- Member, International Development Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 2 Nov 2010)
- Shadow Minister (Scotland) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Scotland (16 Sep 2008 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, International Development Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 19 Jan 2009)
- Member, Information Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Standing Orders Committee (24 Oct 2001 to 5 May 2005)
- Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 12 Jul 2005)
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- Has spoken in 34 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Ann McKechin’s speeches
- Has received answers to 63 written questions in the last year — above 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 73.69% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 63 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 248 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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