Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament
How Nick Brown voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted very strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted moderately for a smoking banDetails
- Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted strongly against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted very strongly for introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted very strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted moderately for the hunting banDetails
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted very strongly for restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted very strongly against reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted very strongly for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted strongly against a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what assessment she has made of potential logistical difficulties facing refugees from the Syrian conflict applying for asylum in the UK.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what her policy is on whether the Syrian conflict is an exceptional situation in relation to asylum and refugee applications.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions whether successors in title to insurers who maintained employer's liability insurance schemes will be liable to contribute to the Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme.
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Labour MP for Newcastle upon Tyne East
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Topics of interest
- Innovation and Skills
- Work and Pensions
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Home Department
- Departmental Manpower
- Departmental Responsibilities
- Departmental Offices
- Students: Finance
- Heart Diseases: Children
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
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 83 written questions in the last year — 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 76.21% 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") 937 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)