One question that has not yet been raised relates to the asymmetric nature of so much modern warfare. When our troops go into battle, more often than not it is not against another nation state that observes international law and the Geneva convention, but against irregulars who do not observe the rule of law. This must put our soldiers in the heat of battle under immense psychological...
May I remind the Leader of the House that the last time the Conservative party won 50% of the vote in England in a general election was in 1959 and the last time his party had a majority of English votes was in 1955, before most of us were born? The idea that a Conservative majority among MPs elected from England, which has been the case for most of that period, should determine English laws...
I strongly support what the Government and the military are doing, and tomorrow I will visit the Army medical training centre at Strensall to see the hospital that has been created there, in which people are trained to deal with infectious diseases such as Ebola in a tropical climate. It is not just UK military medical personnel who are trained in that centre; military medical personnel from...
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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
- Work and Pensions
- Home Department
- International Development
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Olympic Games 2012
- Higher Education: York
- Departmental Official Cars
- Departmental Scientists
Currently held offices
- NATO Parliamentary Assembly (President)
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)
- International Development (Official Development Assistance Target) Bill Committee (0 out of 2)
- 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 47 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 175 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 48.38% 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") 677 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.
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, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA:
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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