Tom Clarke

MP, Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill

Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill Labour

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How Tom Clarke voted since 2001
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  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
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Tom Clarke hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Labour MP for Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill

Entered House of Commons on 24 June 1982 — unknown

Also represented Coatbridge and Chryston; Monklands West; Coatbridge and Airdrie

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Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • International Development
  • Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Housing Benefit
  • Remploy
  • Hepatitis
  • Mali
  • Work Programme

Currently held offices

  • Member, Standards Committee
  • Member, Privileges Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) (23 Jun 2011 to 26 Mar 2012)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges (26 Jul 2010 to 7 Jan 2013)
  • Member, Administration Committee (5 Feb 2008 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Draft Disability Discrimination Bill (Joint Committee) (to 11 Jun 2004)
  • Minister of State (Film and Tourism), Department for Culture, Media & Sport (3 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1998)

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  • Has spoken in 44 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 24 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 68.91% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 3 annotations 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") 819 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 27 Oct 2014.

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