Nick Brown

MP, Newcastle upon Tyne East

Newcastle upon Tyne East Labour

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How Nick Brown voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails

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Nick Brown hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Pay 17 Jul 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change which organisations collect subscriptions through the employers’ payroll service in their Department and its agencies.
  • Written Answers — Justice: Pay 17 Jul 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice which organisations collect subscriptions through the employer's payroll service in his Department and its agencies.
  • Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Estate Agents: Outdoor Advertising 17 Jul 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many local authorities currently operate restrictions on the display of to-let boards in all or part of their areas; how many applications he has received from local authorities for the removal of deemed consent to to-let boards since 2010; and how many of these applications he has approved.

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Labour MP for Newcastle upon Tyne East

Entered House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

Also represented Newcastle upon Tyne East and Wallsend


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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Work and Pensions
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Departmental Manpower
  • Departmental Responsibilities
  • Pay
  • Departmental Offices
  • Students: Finance

Other offices held in the past

  • Minister of State (the North East), Regional Affairs (10 Jun 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury (the North East), HM Treasury (10 Jun 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Chief Whip (technically Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury) (6 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
  • Member, Administration Committee (13 Jul 2007 to 28 Oct 2008)
  • Deputy Chief Whip (technically Treasurer of Her Majesty's Household) (28 Jun 2007 to 6 Oct 2008)
  • Minister of State (Work), Department for Work and Pensions (11 Jun 2001 to 13 Jun 2003)
  • Secretary of State, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (27 Jul 1998 to 9 Jun 2001)
  • Chief Whip (technically Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury) (3 May 1997 to 27 Jul 1998)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 29 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 118 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 76.49% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 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") 942 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

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Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.


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