Hugh Bayley

MP, York Central

York Central Labour

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How Hugh Bayley voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted moderately against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted moderately against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
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Hugh Bayley hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • [Mr James Gray in the Chair] — Affordable Housing 4 Mar 2015

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  • [Mr James Gray in the Chair] — Affordable Housing 4 Mar 2015

    When I talk to developers in York, they say that there are two constraints: one is the lack of land and the other is the lack of building materials. There has been a shortage of bricks. What are the Government doing to ensure that the supply chain delivers enough technically qualified builders and enough building materials to build the number of houses they seek?
  • [Mr James Gray in the Chair] — Affordable Housing 4 Mar 2015

    I want to start by talking about the people who have come to my surgeries, desperate—usually as a last resort—looking for somewhere to live. They are people whom, more often than not, I fail: the rough sleepers—[Interruption.]

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Labour MP for York Central

Entered House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

Also represented City of York

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Work and Pensions
  • Home Department
  • International Development
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Olympic Games 2012
  • Higher Education: York
  • Departmental Official Cars
  • Departmental Scientists
  • Africa

Currently held offices

  • Member, Panel of Chairs
  • Member, International Development Committee
  • NATO Parliamentary Assembly UK Delegation

Other offices held in the past

  • NATO Parliamentary Assembly (President) (1 Nov 2012 to 30 Nov 2014)
  • 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 7 Jun 2001)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Social Security (4 Jan 1999 to 8 Jun 2001)
  • Member, Health Committee (26 Oct 1992 to 21 Mar 1997)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 41 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 141 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 48.28% 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") 683 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 23 Feb 2015.

8. Land and Property
Residential property in London from which rental income is received.
11. Miscellaneous
Member of the Board of the Parliamentary Network on the World Bank (PNoWB) (unpaid). (Registered 23 February 2012)

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