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Labour MP for York Central
- Also represented City of York
- Entered Parliament on 9 April 1992 — General election
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- Voting record
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Hugh Bayley voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted strongly for introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted moderately for a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly for the hunting ban. votes
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Has never voted on replacing Trident. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Health, Home Department, International Development, Work and Pensions, Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Olympic Games 2012, Departmental Official Cars, Departmental Scientists, Africa, Departmental Travel
(based on written questions asked by Hugh Bayley and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- 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)
- Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Poverty: Children (3 Dec 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many and what proportion of UK children were living in (a) relative and (b) absolute poverty in each year since May 1983.”
- Written Answers — International Development: Mali (20 Nov 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how much (a) ODA and (b) non-ODA aid has been allocated to be spent in Mali in 2013 and in subsequent years.”
- Written Answers — Defence: Mali (18 Nov 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) how many (a) military and (b) civilian defence personnel and what military capabilities or components were committed to support the French-led Operation Serval to free territory in Mali from control by rebel and terrorist forces; (2) what (a) military, (b) civilian defence personnel, (c) military capabilities and components and (d) financial...”
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- Has spoken in 70 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 124 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 49.56% 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") 650 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 25 Nov 2013. 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||£24,006 (joint 1st with 48 others)||£23,083 (joint 1st with 142 others)||£22,110 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£21,634||£20,902 (joint 1st with 187 others)||£20,333 (joint 3rd with 149 others)||£19,722 (joint 1st with 230 others)||£16,873 (joint 92nd with 2 others)|
|London costs||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£13 (joint 130th with 7 others)|
|Office running costs||£20,113 (209th)||£20,229 (229th)||£20,424 (joint 305th with 1 other)||£24,044||£19,325 (joint 11th with 77 others)||£18,799 (joint 13th with 178 others)||£18,234 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£16,002 (310th)|
|Staffing costs||£101,767 (108th)||£91,614 (133rd)||£87,055 (200th)||£80,037||£70,303 (351st)||£68,023 (joint 228th with 71 others)||£61,980 (joint 397th with 36 others)||£46,001 (322nd)|
|Communications Allowance||£6,666 (417th)||£8,364 (310th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£14,489 (82nd)1||£10,792 (197th)2||£11,601 (148th)||£10,534||£14,989 (140th)||£16,867 (101st)||£15,449 (128th)||£10,637 (187th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£334 (joint 217th with 2 others)||£1,003 (103rd)||£669 (182nd)||£510||£1,482 (joint 123rd with 1 other)||£1,201 (132nd)||£1,164 (139th)||£1,149 (119th)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£1,928 (49th)||£1,677 (79th)||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||£6,931 (53rd)||£1,412 (109th)||£1,839 (116th)||£1,577||£1,596 (156th)||£2,168 (53rd)||£2,065 (79th)||£1,219 (255th)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£4,117 (127th)||£3,710 (219th)||£4,026||£6,027 (103rd)||£5,306 (103rd)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,028 (559th)||£909 (555th)||£909||£1,804 (452nd)||£1,804 (444th)||£1,804 (425th)||£1,690 (401st)|
|Other Costs||£0||£0||£5,744 (21st)||£3,884||£0||£1,137 (65th)||£0||£0|
|Total||£176,235 (32nd)||£163,319 (65th)||£154,061 (52nd)||£147,155||£136,428 (96th)||£135,638 (63rd)||£120,418 (159th)||£93,584 (193rd)|
1 Regular journeys between home/constituency/Westminster: Mileage £4,987 (91st). Rail £6,026 (143rd). Air £83 (160th). Misc £1,292 (21st). Other: Mileage £13 (88th). Rail £32 (144th). European £2,056 (14th).
2 Regular journeys between home/constituency/Westminster: Mileage £5,556 (70th). Rail £3,224 (276th). Air £218 (140th). Misc £1,028 (31st). Other: Mileage £185 (32nd). Rail £19 (183rd). European £562 (99th).