Margaret Beckett

MP, Derby South

Derby South Labour

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Margaret Beckett’s voting in Parliament

Margaret Beckett is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Margaret Beckett’s votes.

  • Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Generally voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee 4 May 2016

    European Scrutiny: Transparency of EU Council Decision Making. 2:15 pm; Room 15, Palace of Westminster
    Witnesses: Rt Hon Dame Margaret Beckett MP
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: GCHQ: Staff 11 Apr 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with reference to the letter from the National Security Adviser to the Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy of 10 March 2016, how many GCHQ staff were (a) recruited to and (b) completed the GCHQ cyber apprenticeship scheme in each year since 2012.
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: GCHQ: Staff 11 Apr 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with reference to the letter from the National Security Adviser to the Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy of 10 March 2016, how many GCHQ staff have been (a) recruited to and (b) completed the CyberFirst scheme.

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Labour MP for Derby South

Entered the House of Commons on 10 October 1974 — General election

Also represented Lincoln

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Topics of interest

  • Transport
  • Cabinet Office
  • Treasury
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Thameslink Railway Line: Rolling Stock
  • Rolling Stock: Procurement
  • GCHQ: Staff
  • Private Sector: East Midlands
  • Local Enterprise Partnerships: Midlands

Currently held offices

  • Chair, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (since 14 Dec 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (30 Nov 2015 to 14 Dec 2015)
  • Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee (1 Jan 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (9 Feb 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (13 Jan 2010 to 9 Feb 2010)
  • Minister of State (Department of Communities and Local Government) (Housing) (3 Oct 2008 to 5 Jun 2009)
  • Chair, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (29 Jan 2008 to 31 Oct 2008)
  • Foreign Secretary (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (8 Jun 2001 to 5 May 2006)
  • Chair, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (29 Jul 1998 to 11 May 2001)
  • Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (Privy Council Office) (27 Jul 1998 to 8 Jun 2001)
  • The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (2 May 1997 to 27 Jul 1998)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Health (21 Jul 1994 to 1 Jan 1995)
  • Leader of the Labour Party (12 May 1994 to 21 Jul 1994)
  • Leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition (12 May 1994 to 21 Jul 1994)
  • Deputy Leader of the Labour Party (10 Apr 1992 to 12 May 1994)
  • Shadow Leader of the House of Commons (9 Apr 1992 to 12 May 1994)
  • Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury (1 Jul 1989 to 9 Apr 1992)
  • Shadow Minister (Social Security) (1 Jun 1984 to 1 Jun 1989)
  • Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee (1 Aug 1980 to 31 Jul 1981)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Education and Science) (1 Jan 1976 to 1 Jan 1979)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (1 Jan 1975 to 1 Jan 1976)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jun 2016.

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my husband, Leo Beckett, as Office Manager.

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