Charles Clarke

Norwich South Labour

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How Charles Clarke voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted very strongly against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted moderately against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Has never voted on increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails

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Charles Clarke hardly ever rebelled against their party in their last parliament

Recent appearances

  • Opposition Day — [5th Allotted Day]: Local Government (Devon, Norfolk and Suffolk) 9 Mar 2010

    The hon. Gentleman has said that he will use his powers to block the proposal in whatever way he can. Does he accept that in so doing, he will be explicitly going against the positions of the Liberal Democrat candidate in Norwich, South and the leader of the Liberal Democrat group on Norwich city council?
  • Opposition Day — [5th Allotted Day]: Local Government (Devon, Norfolk and Suffolk) 9 Mar 2010

    I am delighted that this debate is taking place. First of all, and following the remarks of the Chair of the Select Committee, it is important to say that it directly affects the constituents of just three constituencies-my constituency of Norwich, South, and the constituencies of Norwich, North and of Exeter. There may be indirect effects on other constituencies, and the hon. Member for...
  • Opposition Day — [5th Allotted Day]: Local Government (Devon, Norfolk and Suffolk) 9 Mar 2010

    For three reasons. First, as I said, it will be a new council-that is important-all-out elected in 2011, with new chief officers and a new situation. Secondly, I believe that there will be genuine economies in various areas as a result of a unitary authority with services working together. Thirdly, the performance of the city council over recent years has been improving significantly from a...

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Former Labour MP for Norwich South

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Other offices held in the past

  • Member, East of England Regional Select Committee (4 Mar 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Home Secretary (16 Dec 2004 to 8 May 2006)
  • Secretary of State, Department for Education and Skills (25 Oct 2002 to 16 Dec 2004)
  • Minister without Portfolio (8 Jun 2001 to 24 Oct 2002)
  • Minister of State, Home Office (28 Jul 1999 to 11 Jun 2001)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Education and Employment (28 Jul 1998 to 28 Jul 1999)

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  • Has spoken in 3 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below 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 65.61% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 179 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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.
  • 109 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1081 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

1. Remunerated directorships
LJCreate (formerly LJGroup), Francis Way, Bowthorpe, Norwich, NR5 9JA; educational systems provider. Attend meetings and give advice.
Received payment of £1,667. Hours: 8hrs. (Registered 6 August 2009)
Received payment of £1,667. Hours: 8hrs. (Registered 31 August 2009)
Received payment of £1,667 for September 2009. Hours: 8hrs. (Registered 24 December 2009)
Received payment of £1,667 for October 2009. Hours: 8hrs. (Registered 24 December 2009)
Received payment of £1,667 for November 2009. Hours: 8hrs. (Registered 24 December 2009)
Received payment of £1,667 for December 2009. Hours: 8hrs. (Registered 24 December 2009)
Received payment of £1,667 for January 2010. Hours: 8hrs. (Registered 2 February 2010)
Received payment of £1,667 for February 2010. Hours: 8hrs. (Registered 7 April 2010)
Received payment of £1,667 for March 2010. Hours: 8hrs. (Registered 7 April 2010)
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Consultant to Beachcroft LLP, 100 Fetter Lane, London, EC4A 1BN; commercial law firm. Attend meetings and give advice. (£35,001-£40,000).
Received fee of £3,000 (including £250 backdated fee increase). Hours: 12hrs. (Registered 6 August 2009)
Received fee of £2,750. Hours: 12hrs. (Registered 6 August 2009)
Received fee of £2,750. Hours: 12hrs. (Registered 31 August 2009)
Received fee of £2,750 for September 2009. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 24 December 2009)
Received fee of £2,750 for October 2009. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 24 December 2009)
Received fee of £2,750 for November 2009. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 24 December 2009)
Received fee of £2,750 for December 2009. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 24 December 2009)
Received fee of £2,750 for January 2010. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 2 February 2010)
Received fee of £2,750 for February 2010. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 7 April 2010)
Received fee of £2,750 for March 2010. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 7 April 2010)
Received fee of £2,750 for April 2010. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 7 April 2010)
Strategy Adviser to Charles Street Securities, Investment Bankers.
Received fee of £3,000 for First Quarter 2010. Hours 12 hrs. (Registered 7 April 2010)
Articles for Sunday Times. (Up to £5,000)
Participation in National School of Government training events. Address: Sunningdale Park, Larch Avenue, Ascot, Bucks SL5 0QE. (Up to £5,000)
Received fees totalling £450 for speaking at training events on October 13th and November 4th and 11th 2009. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 24 December 2009)
Received fee of £300 for speaking at training events on 8 December 2009 and 19 January 2010. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 2 February 2010)
Received fees totalling £300 for speaking at training events on 2 February 2010 and 23 March 2010. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 7 April 2010)
Article for Mail on Sunday, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, Kensington, London, W8 5TT. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 18 May 2009)
Received £1000 for article. (Registered 6 August 2009)
2 April 2009, fee for speech at the International Criminal Justice Conference in the Isle of Man organised by Neil Stewart Associates. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 18 May 2009)
Cumberlege Connections, Snells Cottage, The Green, Newick, Lewes, East Sussex BN8 4LA.
Speaking at training events in London on 4 February 2009 and Cambridge on 15 May 2009. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 18 May 2009)
Received fee of £500 for speaking at a training event on October 6th, 2009. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 24 December 2009)
Received fee of £500 for participation in Spectator Magazine debate. Spectator address: 22 Old Queen Street, London, SW1H 9HP. (Registered 6 August 2009)
Received fee of £500 for participation in Guardian Further Education summit debate organised by Neil Stewart Associates. Address PO Box 39976, 2<SUP>nd Floor, 1 Benjamin Street, London, EC1M 5YT. (Registered 6 August 2009)
Received fee of £1,000 for speech at Higher Education Funding conference organised by Neil Stewart Associates, PO Box 3997, 2nd Floor, 1 Benjamin Street, London, EC1M 5YT. (Registered 6 August 2009).
Fees for speaking at Westminster Briefing Sector Knowledge Seminars for Dods Parliamentary Communications, 4 Grosvenor Place, London SW1X 7DL:
Received fees totalling £450 for speaking at seminars on July 9th and October 22nd 2009 Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 24 December 2009)
Received fee of £150 for speaking at seminar on 3 December 2009. Hours: 2hrs. (Registered 2 February 2010)
Received fee of £200 for speaking at seminar on March 16th 2010 Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 7 April 2010)
Received fee of £200 for article for Independent, from Independent News and Media, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5HF. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 24 December 2009)
Received fee of £3,125 for participation in, and advice upon, seminar on 'Redefining Affordable Retirement Housing' organized on November 25th 2009 by Savills (L&P) Ltd., 20 Grosvenor Hill, London W1K 3HQ. Hours 12 hrs. (Registered 24 December 2009)
Received fee of £500 for participation in training event on 28 October 2009 for the Catholic Trust for England and Wales, 39 Eccleston Square, London SW1V 1BX. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 2 February 2010)
Received fee of £1,000 for speeches at 'Getting serious about Organised Crime' conference on November 18/19 2009 organised by Cityforum Limited, Clifford Farm, Bath road, Beckington, Nr Frome BA11 6SQ. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 2 February 2010)
Received fee of £500 for 5 November 2009 article for Times, News International Group, News International Limited, 1 Virginia St, London E98 1XY Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 7 April 2010)
Received fee of £150 for 11 February 2010 article for Times Higher Education, 26 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4HQ. Hours 4 hrs. (Registered 7 April 2010)
4. Sponsorship or financial or material support
Name of donor: Tony Colman
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1000 (donated to constituency association).
Donor status: individual
(Registered 5 January 2010)
6. Overseas visits
6-9 April 2009, to Iraq, to meet government ministers, parliamentarians and business leaders. The cost of flights and hospitality was met by the Islamic Dawa Party. (Registered 18 May 2009)
10-12 May 2009, to Stockholm, to meet parliamentarians and attend a meeting of the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR). Accommodation and hospitality were provided by the ECFR. (Registered 18 May 2009)

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