A selection of Iain McKenzie'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
Voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2015
Voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2013
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 19 votes against, 2 absences, between 2013–2015
Consistently 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, between 2012–2014
Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
1 vote for, 10 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2013
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Members from across the Chamber would probably describe the Chancellor’s statement as quite unbelievable, but for very different reasons. My constituents would certainly describe it as unbelievable because they have again listened to a Budget that is unable to hide the fact that, after five years of this Government, working families are worse off. The Chancellor claimed otherwise, but...
Let us try the Prime Minister on another one of his promises: to make energy companies put their customers on the lowest possible tariff. Too many of my constituents are still paying many hundreds of pounds more per year for energy. Will he again make that promise or is he content to wait until an incoming Labour Government in May fix this energy market?
My hon. Friend has started exactly where this debate should start—with who needs to benefit, which is young people who are looking for work but have been out of work for some time. Does he agree that it is not only about giving them jobs, but about giving them the opportunity for careers and long-term employment? The Conservative party says that it is the party of opportunity, after all.
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Former Labour MP for Inverclyde
Entered the House of Commons on 1 July 2011 — Byelection
Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Innovation and Skills
- Work Programme
- Social Security Benefits
- Navy: Greenock
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (23 Feb 2015 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (23 Jan 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (25 Oct 2011 to 28 Jan 2013)
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- Has spoken in 39 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Iain McKenzie’s speeches
- Has received answers to 47 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 73.06% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — well 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.
- 21 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 117 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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