I am grateful to the hon. Member for Broxbourne (Mr Walker) for raising this issue in the House. Clearly, it is a matter of significance to our communities. Is the Minister aware of the excellent work being done by Greater Manchester police and by the chief constable, Peter Fahy, around the whole issue of mental health? Sir Peter is very concerned that his officers do not have the necessary...
First, I should like to place on the record my thanks to the Minister for Security and Immigration, the hon. Member for Old Bexley and Sidcup (James Brokenshire), who is not in his place this evening, for his conduct of the debate on this Bill; he has been open, inclusive and generous. Very often, he has listened and genuinely responded to the points that all Members have made. I also wish to...
I absolutely agree with the hon. Lady that online radicalisation has become increasingly important as technology has developed. Many young people are drawn into the most horrific websites and see the most horrendous content, which inevitably affects how they view these issues. I personally believe that the service providers have a great responsibility on this agenda and would like them to be...
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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) (since 13 Sep 2010)
Other offices held in the past
- The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (28 Jun 2007 to 5 Jun 2009)
- Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government (28 Jun 2007 to 10 Jun 2009)
- Party Chair, Labour Party (1 Aug 2006 to 31 Jul 2007)
- Minister without Portfolio, Cabinet Office (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Minister without Portfolio (Cabinet Office) and Labour Party Chair (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Minister of State (Policing, Security and Community Safety), Home Office (17 Jun 2005 to 8 May 2006)
- Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee (1 Aug 2004 to 6 May 2010)
- Minister of State (Home Office) (Policing, Security and Community Safety) (13 Jun 2003 to 5 May 2006)
- Minister of State (Crime Reduction, Policing & Community Safety), Home Office (13 Jun 2003 to 17 Jun 2005)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health) (11 Jun 2001 to 13 Jun 2003)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (public health), Department of Health (11 Jun 2001 to 13 Jun 2003)
- Member, European Legislation (15 Jul 1997 to 3 Feb 1998)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 23 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 54.14% 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.
- 136 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Hazel Blears’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 988 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 23 Feb 2015.
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Payments from ComRes
, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA:
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)
18 November 2014, £75 for opinion survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 4 December 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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