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 a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted strongly against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
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Nick Brown hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • [Hugh Bayley in the Chair] — Police Recorded Crime Statistics 16 Oct 2014

    Yes, the hon. Gentleman did catch me correctly.
  • [Hugh Bayley in the Chair] — Police Recorded Crime Statistics 16 Oct 2014

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Bayley, in a reversal of roles, with you keeping me in order rather than the historical position. This is an important report. I congratulate the hon. Member for Harwich and North Essex (Mr Jenkin), the Chair of the Public Administration Committee, on the very thorough way in which he introduced it and explained its contents. I will focus...
  • [Hugh Bayley in the Chair] — Police Recorded Crime Statistics 16 Oct 2014

    I understand the recommendation. It is indeed a strong one and one that I support, but it is no longer my function to try to sort out demarcation disputes in this place, so although I have some experience of trying to do so, I will leave that to others, who are perhaps in a better position than I am to give a definitive answer to the point that the right hon. Lady quite rightly raises....

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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)

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  • Has spoken in 30 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 119 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 76.28% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 945 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

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 no 01501573; (2) registered charity
(Registered 21 August 2014)

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