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 moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
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Hazel Blears hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • NHS (Ttip): Murder of Lee Rigby 25 Nov 2014

    This was a brutal murder of a young man who was serving his country, so all our thoughts today are with his family for the months to come. I welcome the Prime Minister’s statement. Neither of the individuals involved was referred to the Prevent programme. I believe the Prevent programme has been under-resourced and not given the priority it should have had within the Contest strategy....
  • Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee 11 Nov 2014

    House of Commons Governance: House of Commons Governance. 4:30 pm; Room 15, Palace of Westminster
    Witnesses: Rt Hon William Hague MP, Leader of the House of Commons; Rt Hon Angela Eagle MP, Shadow Leader of the House of Commons; Sir Paul Beresford MP, Rt Hon Sir Menzies Campbell MP, Rt Hon Hazel Blears MP and Nigel Mills MP
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 29 Oct 2014

    This week, Jamshed Javeed, a young science teacher from Bolton, a husband and a father, has pleaded guilty to serious terrorist offences. Like hundreds of others, he has been radicalised by a poisonous ideology. The Home Secretary promised in her conference speech to make Prevent a statutory duty on all public sector organisations, and she promised a counter-extremism strategy that would...

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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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Intelligence and Security (Joint Committee)

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 54.28% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 972 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 24 Nov 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA:
15 January 2014, £75 for opinion survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 25 January 2014)
6 June 2014, £75 for opinion survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 2 July 2014)
1 October 2014, £75 for opinion survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 15 October 2014)
6. Overseas visits
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)
Name of donor: University of Salford
Address of donor: Faraday House, Salford M5 4WT
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Flight costing £335.49 and hotel costing £330; £665.49 in total
Destination of visit: Isle of Man
Date of visit: 10-11 April 2014
Purpose of visit: In support of promotion of work of University of Salford
(Registered 9 June 2014)
11. Miscellaneous
Member (unremunerated) of Advisory Board, Big Society Capital Bank, from 1 November 2013. (Registered 5 December 2013)

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