Hazel Blears

MP, Salford and Eccles

Salford and Eccles Labour

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How Hazel Blears voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted moderately for university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails

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Hazel Blears hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • [Mr Dai Havard in the Chair] — Social Economy 2 Sep 2014

    Bounce Back.
  • [Mr Dai Havard in the Chair] — Social Economy 2 Sep 2014

    A lot has been said about collaboration, and I agree entirely with the previous Minister, the hon. Member for Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner (Mr Hurd), that government needs to change. I suggested interdependent budgets for Cabinet Ministers when I was in the Cabinet and I believe that there is some interest in that issue now. However, I should say to this Minister that I am seeing the Health...
  • [Mr Dai Havard in the Chair] — Social Economy 2 Sep 2014

    I am hanging on my hon. Friend’s every word; no doubt many social organisations want to know where we will be going with our manifestos, as that is the period we are in. She has talked about extending the 2012 Act, and that is welcome. I want to ask about extending it to infrastructure and goods. There are now many housing organisations—such as City West in Salford—that are...

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Labour MP for Salford and Eccles

Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Also represented Salford


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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Justice
  • Home Department
  • Defence
  • Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012
  • Armed Forces: Education
  • Dementia
  • Reparation By Offenders
  • Graduates: Work Experience

Other offices held in the past

  • Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government (28 Jun 2007 to 10 Jun 2009)
  • Minister without Portfolio, Cabinet Office (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Minister of State (Policing, Security and Community Safety), Home Office (17 Jun 2005 to 8 May 2006)
  • Minister of State (Crime Reduction, Policing & Community Safety), Home Office (13 Jun 2003 to 17 Jun 2005)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (public health), Department of Health (11 Jun 2001 to 13 Jun 2003)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 25 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 55.54% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 36 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 137 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Hazel Blears’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 961 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Adviser to Juice Advisory, providing strategic advice on crime and policing matters, for one day per quarter from 1 January 2013. Address: 7 St Paul’s Yard, Silver Street, Newport Pagnell, Bucks MK16 0EG. (Up to £5,000) Employment terminated on 1 July 2013.
Payment of £1,000. Hours: 1 day. (Registered 1 May 2013; updated 2 July 2013)
15 January 2014, payment of £75 from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 25 January 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Ergotep
Address of donor: 539, 44 Proseč u Skutče, 119 Czech Republic
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £2,638.78
Destination of visit: Prague
Date of visit: 10-13 October 2013
Purpose of visit: To make keynote speech at international forum on social enterprise
(Registered 30 October 2013)
Address of donor: Shaikh Daij Avenue, Manama, Bahrain
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights £4,630, accommodation £797, total £5,427
Destination of visit: Bahrain
Date of visit: 12-16 April 2014
Purpose of visit: to discuss governance, security and human rights issues and promote UK-Bahraini relations.
(Registered 27 May 2014)
11. Miscellaneous
Member (unremunerated) of Advisory Board, Big Society Capital Bank, from 1 November 2013. (Registered 5 December 2013)

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