Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament
How Hugh Bayley voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted moderately against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted moderately against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted strongly for a smoking banDetails
- Voted moderately against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted strongly for introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted very strongly for the hunting banDetails
- Voted moderately for restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted strongly for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted moderately for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted moderately for a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted moderately against reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted very strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted strongly for introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted strongly against an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
I travelled to Afghanistan with the hon. Gentleman on that Select Committee visit in 2007. When our troops come back from Afghanistan and no longer have a security role in the country, we will not be able to enforce the rights of women in the way that we have to some extent been able to do while our troops have been in the country. The hon. Gentleman has been explaining how much DFID has...
Current events in Ukraine and the continuing need for our country to persuade our allies in Europe to spend more on defence make me believe the Government should revisit the target they have set of a regular Army of 82,500. Has the Defence Committee looked at the feasibility of a Government revising the figure if they think there is a political need to do so?
What steps his Department is taking to encourage UK students to study for postgraduate qualifications at UK universities.
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Labour MP for York Central
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Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Home Department
- International Development
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Olympic Games 2012
- Departmental Official Cars
- Departmental Scientists
- Departmental Travel
Other offices held in the past
- Deputy Speaker (25 May 2010 to 8 Jun 2010)
- Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, International Development Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, International Development Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Social Security (4 Jan 1999 to 8 Jun 2001)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
- Chairman, Care Bill Committee (8 out of 15)
- Chairman, Energy Bill Committee (7 out of 16)
- Chairman, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill Committee (9 out of 17)
- Chairman, Localism Bill Committee (12 out of 24)
- Chairman, Finance (No. 3) Bill Committee (0 out of 14)
- Chairman, Energy Bill Committee (5 out of 12)
- Chairman, Children, Schools and Families Bill Committee (2 out of 12)
- Chairman, Damages (Asbestos-Related Conditions) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Chairman, Policing and Crime Bill Committee (6 out of 16)
- Chairman, Education and Skills Bill Committee (6 out of 20)
- Planning and Energy Bill Committee (0 out of 1)
- Chairman, Offender Management Bill Committee (3 out of 7)
- Chairman, Concessionary Bus Travel Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Chairman, Work and Families Bill Committee (1 out of 3)
- Traffic Management Bill Committee (7 out of 9)
- Gender Recognition Bill Committee (6 out of 6)
- Dealing in Cultural Objects (Offences) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
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- Has spoken in 62 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 147 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 50.40% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 13 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 660 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 24 Feb 2014.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes
, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA:
8 April 2013, received payment of £525, for participating in 7 surveys in 2012-13. Hours: 5 hrs in total. (Registered 8 April 2013;updated 18 April 2013)
November 2013, received payment of £75 for one survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 15 December 2013)
November 2013, payment of £80 from YouGov
, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for participating in a survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 15 December 2013)
8. Land and Property
Residential property in London from which rental income is received.
Member of the Board of the Parliamentary Network on the World Bank
(PNoWB) (unpaid). (Registered 23 February 2012)
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