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.

  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Generally voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes

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

Recent appearances

  • Northern Ireland: Political Developments 10 Jan 2017

    I wish we did not have to be here for this statement today, but we are. I thank the Secretary of State for giving me notice of his statement. I want to make it clear from the start that we in the Labour party will support him in his endeavours to maintain the political stability in Northern Ireland. Those of us with long memories can remember a time in which people across Northern Ireland...
  • Mental Health and NHS Performance: Points of Order 9 Jan 2017

    On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Have you been informed whether the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland has any intention of making a statement to the House on the resignation of the Deputy First Minister and the implications for the Assembly?
  • Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme: Northern Ireland 16 Dec 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, with reference to the Northern Ireland Office Renewable Heating Incentive Scheme, published on 5 July 2016, what steps his Department is taking to support the Northern Ireland Executive to create an open and accountable process to investigate Renewable Heating Incentive overspend.

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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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing surveys. All fees are donated directly to Blaydon CLP. (Registered 16 September 2016)
14 January 2016, payment of £75 for completing November 2015 Survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 16 September 2016)
8 April 2016, payment of £100 for completing January 2016 Survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 16 September 2016)
9 May 2016, payment of £75 for completing February 2016 Survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 16 September 2016)
22 July 2016, payment of £75 for completing April 2016 Survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 16 September 2016)

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