How Karen Buck voted since 2001
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Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Source
Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
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Karen Buck never rebelled against their party in this parliament
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On data, the hon. Lady made specific reference to London. Since Boris Johnson became Mayor of London, rough sleeping has increased every year. In the summer of 2014, it was 19% higher than in the six months over the summer of 2013. Is the hon. Lady honestly saying that that year-on-year increase in rough sleeping is a consequence of better data? If so, what is the point of having better data...
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Labour MP for Westminster North
Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Also represented Regent's Park and Kensington North
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Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Communities and Local Government
- Education and Skills
- Housing Benefit
- Social Rented Housing
- Social Security Benefits
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Education) (7 Oct 2011 to 16 Apr 2013)
- Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
- Member, Work and Pensions Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 2 Nov 2010)
- Member, Children, Schools and Families Committee (18 Feb 2010 to 11 May 2010)
- Chairman, London Regional Select Committee (16 Dec 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, London Regional Select Committee (15 Dec 2009 to 16 Dec 2009)
- Member, Home Affairs Committee (18 Jul 2006 to 15 Dec 2009)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Transport (11 May 2005 to 28 Apr 2006)
- Member, Work and Pensions Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 21 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 37 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 68.45% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 19 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 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") 423 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.
(a) Address of donor: 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TN
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
(a) (Registered 4 April 2014)
(a) Address of donor: St James Business Park, 81 Linwood Road, Paisley, PA3 3BB
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: trade union
(a) (Registered 9 April 2014)
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