David Anderson

MP, Blaydon

Blaydon Labour

David Anderson campaigned to remain in the European Union

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David Anderson’s voting in Parliament

David Anderson is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of David Anderson’s votes.

  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Generally voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes

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David Anderson has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Social Security 14 Sep 2016

    I thank the Minister for bringing this order to the House, but it is a shame that the matter could not have been resolved in Northern Ireland. The order is the result of months of negotiations and an attempt to break budgetary deadlock and avoid the potential collapse of the Stormont institutions. I and many hon. Members were glad to see a deal reached and credit the work of all those...
  • Claim of Right for Scotland — [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] 6 Sep 2016

    It is a privilege to be here before you today, Mr Bone. I congratulate the hon. Member for Glasgow North (Patrick Grady) on securing this debate. I am proud that the Labour party is the party of devolution. The Labour party pushed for devolution while in opposition and supported the constitutional convention in every way. We made sure it worked and saw it embraced by the Scottish people. We...
  • Claim of Right for Scotland — [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] 6 Sep 2016

    I will give way, but please be quick.

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Profile

Labour MP for Blaydon

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Justice
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Department of Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Departmental Manpower
  • Unmanned Air Vehicles
  • Departmental Billing
  • Trade Unions
  • Industrial Diseases: Compensation

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland (since 4 Jul 2016)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (since 27 Jun 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (14 Jan 2016 to 27 Jun 2016)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 5 Sep 2016)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 1 Feb 2016)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (30 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (10 Jun 2013 to 14 May 2014)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (12 Jun 2012 to 25 Apr 2013)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (24 Oct 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Opposition Assistant Whip (Commons) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 20 Dec 2010)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (29 Jun 2010 to 3 Nov 2010)
  • Member, North East Regional Select Committee (3 Mar 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (19 Jan 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • PPS (Bill Rammell, Minister of State), Foreign & Commonwealth Office (16 Oct 2008 to 16 Jan 2009)
  • PPS (Bill Rammell, Minister of State), Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (28 Jun 2007 to 16 Oct 2008)
  • PPS (Bill Rammell, Minister of State), Department for Education and Skills (20 Nov 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 30 Oct 2006)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Sep 2016.

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