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Sinn Féin MLA for Mid Ulster, Former Sinn Fein MP for Mid Ulster
- Entered Parliament on 1 May 1997 — General election
- Left Parliament on 2 January 2013 — Resigned
- Entered the Assembly on 25 June 1998 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Martin McGuinness voted on key issues since 2001 whilst an MP:
- Has never voted on automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Has never voted on encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Has never voted on Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Has never voted on removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Has never voted on a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Has never voted on increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Has never voted on a transparent Parliament. votes
- Has never voted on more EU integration. votes
- Has never voted on equal gay rights. votes
- Has never voted on a stricter asylum system. votes
- Has never voted on replacing Trident. votes
- Has never voted on the hunting ban. votes
- Has never voted on allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Has never voted on the Iraq war. votes
- Has never voted on an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Has never voted on university tuition fees. votes
- Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Has never voted on a smoking ban. votes
- Has never voted on introducing ID cards. votes
- Has never voted on laws to stop climate change. votes
- Has never voted on greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Has never voted on introducing foundation hospitals. votes
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More on well-known issues (from the Guardian)
- Northern Ireland Assembly: Matters of the Day: Nelson Mandela (9 Dec 2013)
“Go raibh maith agat, a Cheann Comhairle. Just a short time ago, I rose to say a few words in thanksgiving and appreciation for the life of Father Alec Reid — a man who made an enormous contribution to the success of our peace process. Today, we speak of another individual, who was a world and iconic figure: Nelson Mandela. He was a freedom fighter, a peacemaker...”
- Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions: Flag Protests: Belfast City Centre (26 Nov 2013)
“I absolutely agree that it is a responsibility of everyone who is involved in this to recognise the importance of discussion and dialogue. I do think that people have made their point, and I note with interest that the media are now exercised about who is actually organising Saturday's parade. I do not have any doubt as to who is organising this parade. The parade is being...”
- Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions: Haass Talks (26 Nov 2013)
“The issues being dealt with by Dr Haass are clearly on the public record: they are parades, flags and the past. Whatever strand people want to put them in is of no relevance to me, nor should it be of any relevance to anybody else. These issues affect us in the here and now, and they have come about as a result of a very damaging year in which we have clearly seen elements...”
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- Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Responsiveness to messages sent via WriteToThem.com in 2008: Too little data for valid analysis.
- People have made 8 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 0 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 30 Apr 2012. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05 (ranking out of 659)||2003/04 (ranking out of 658)||2002/03 (ranking out of 657)||2001/02 (ranking out of 657)|
|Staying away from main home||£19,800 (295th)||£21,000 (joint 343rd with 3 others)||£21,057 (345th)||£7,500||£15,683 (469th)||£18,581 (343rd)||£9,440 (590th)||£0|
|Office running costs||£22,138 (115th)||£21,231 (163rd)||£20,447 (289th)||£8,298||£19,133 (204th)||£18,799 (joint 13th with 178 others)||£17,470 (448th)||£4,499 (joint 625th with 1 other)|
|Staffing costs||£98,797 (206th)||£89,087 (268th)||£87,090 (190th)||£17,834||£66,649 (483rd)||£64,272 (joint 490th with 1 other)||£40,730 (649th)||£6,895 (joint 654th with 2 others)|
|Members' Travel||£598 (625th)1||£2,485 (joint 571st with 1 other)2||£9,856 (223rd)||£7,750||£17,092 (95th)||£7,707 (408th)||£3,861 (565th)||£315 (joint 640th with 2 others)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£2,377 (12th)||£1,306 (65th)||£2,420 (25th)||£395||£0||£0||£110 (joint 415th with 2 others)||£0|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£531 (558th)||£0|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,127 (joint 455th with 3 others)||£920 (548th)||£836||£1,294 (629th)||£1,294 (621st)||£1,294 (599th)||£458 (joint 607th with 2 others)|
|Total||£158,247 (221st)||£136,236 (459th)||£141,790 (244th)||£42,613||£119,851 (402nd)||£110,653 (503rd)||£73,436 (653rd)||£12,167 (656th)|