How Hazel Blears voted since 2001
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Voted moderately for university tuition fees Source
Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Source
Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
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Hazel Blears hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
House of Commons Governance: House of Commons Governance.
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
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...
Before I make my contribution today, I want us all to take a moment to think about and to pray for the hostages who are being held by IS and the hostages who have been murdered in the most horrific circumstances, and I want us particularly to think today about Alan Henning. Alan is a taxi driver from Eccles in Salford. He is not a constituent of mine, but he lives very close to my home. Alan...
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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
- Innovation and Skills
- Home Department
- Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012
- Armed Forces: Education
- 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 24 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 54.48% 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: 10 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
(Registered 27 May 2014)
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)
Member (unremunerated) of Advisory Board, Big Society Capital Bank, from 1 November 2013. (Registered 5 December 2013)
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