Nick Brown

Former 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 moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted strongly against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
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Nick Brown hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Former Labour MP for Newcastle upon Tyne East

Entered House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — 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
  • Offshore Industry
  • Departmental Offices

Currently held offices

  • Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (since 23 Jun 2010)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Financial Services Bill (Joint Committee) (18 Jul 2011 to 13 Dec 2011)
  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary and Chief Whip (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • The Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury (3 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Administration Committee (12 Jul 2007 to 27 Oct 2008)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (4 Jul 2007 to 8 Oct 2008)
  • Minister of State (Regional Affairs) (North East) (29 Jun 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • The Treasurer of Her Majesty's Household (28 Jun 2007 to 3 Oct 2008)
  • Minister (Department for Work and Pensions) (Work) (8 Jun 2001 to 13 Jun 2003)
  • Secretary of State for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (27 Jul 1998 to 8 Jun 2001)
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury (Chief Whip) (3 May 1997 to 26 Jul 1998)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (16 Apr 1996 to 21 Mar 1997)
  • Opposition Deputy Chief Whip (Commons) (1 Jan 1995 to 1 Jan 1997)
  • Member, Broadcasting Committee (1 Jun 1994 to 1 Jun 1995)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Health) (1 Jan 1994 to 1 Jan 1995)
  • Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons (1 Jan 1992 to 1 Jan 1994)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) (1 Jan 1988 to 1 Jan 1994)
  • Shadow Solicitor General (1 Jan 1985 to 1 Jan 1992)
  • Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (16 Feb 1984 to 16 Mar 1992)

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  • Has spoken in 30 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 126 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 WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 74.98% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
  • 124 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 949 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Mar 2015.

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor (1) Japan Tobacco International; (2) Glyndebourne
Address of donor: (1) Members Hill, Brooklands Road, Weybridge, Surrey KT13 0QU; (2) Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 5UU
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: for myself and a guest, afternoon insight tour and evening performance; value under £2,000
Date of receipt of donation: 24 July 2014
Date of acceptance of donation: 24 July 2014
Donor status: (1) company, registration 01501573; (2) registered charity
(Registered 21 August 2014)

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