Anne Begg was elected the Labour MP for Aberdeen South in 1997, the first permanent wheelchair user to be elected to the House of Commons. Born in 1955 she was brought up in Brechin, Angus. Before her election she was a Secondary School English teacher for 19 years in Kirriemuir and Arbroath. She is now Chair of the Work and Pensions Select Committee and was made a Dame in the 2011 New Year’s Honours List.
As the Labour MP for Aberdeen South, Dame Anne is always keen to hear the views and concerns of her constituents. She is only able to pursue individual cases of those who live within her constituency boundaries. You can find out whether you live in Aberdeen South here http://findyourmp.parliament.uk/.
She holds a surgery most Friday afternoons. If you are a constituent you can make an appointment by phoning her office on (01224) 252704.
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