Karen Buck

MP, Westminster North

Westminster North Labour

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How Karen Buck voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
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Karen Buck never rebelled against their party in this parliament

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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
  • Treasury
  • Education
  • Housing Benefit
  • Social Rented Housing
  • Social Security Benefits
  • Homelessness
  • Housing

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)

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  • Has spoken in 21 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 33 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 68.71% 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 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") 421 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Unite the Union
(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) Donor status: trade union
(a) (Registered 4 April 2014)
(a) Name of donor: The GMB Union
(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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