Ann Coffey

MP, Stockport

Stockport Labour

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Ann Coffey’s voting in Parliament

Ann Coffey is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Ann Coffey sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Ann Coffey generally voted for university tuition fees, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Further Education Colleges: Greater Manchester — [Joan Ryan in the Chair] 15 Jun 2016

    It is a pleasure to see you in the Chair, Ms Ryan. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Wythenshawe and Sale East (Mike Kane) on getting this important debate for Greater Manchester. The decisions made in the review will have far-reaching consequences for young people and employers in the region. He gave an excellent and comprehensive outline of some of the issues that we need to...
  • Further Education Colleges: Greater Manchester — [Joan Ryan in the Chair] 15 Jun 2016

    I absolutely agree. That is an excellent point, which I am glad my hon. Friend has made, because I was about to make it. I put that point to the FE Commissioner—indeed, I sent him a copy of that report—and he assured me that he was on the case. As my hon. Friend has just said, however, if we are to make partnerships work, we cannot have national Government in charge of one part of...
  • Policing and Crime Bill: National Assembly for Wales: devolution of responsibility for policing 13 Jun 2016

    I wish to say a few words about new clauses 13 and 14, which stand in my name. New clause 13 would make it an offence for adults to groom children and young people for criminal behaviour, and new clause 14 would introduce a new grooming for criminal behaviour prevention order, which I would call a “Fagin order”. The new Fagin orders would ban criminal adults from contacting a...

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Labour MP for Stockport

Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election


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Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Education
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Treasury
  • Justice
  • Departmental Marketing
  • Children in Care
  • Missing Persons
  • Witnesses
  • Social Security Benefits

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) (23 Jun 2011 to 26 Mar 2012)
  • Member, Committee on Issue of Privilege (Police Searches on Parliamentary Estate) (13 Jul 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Alistair Darling, Chancellor of the Exchequer), HM Treasury (28 Jun 2007 to 16 Jan 2009)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Alistair Darling, Secretary of State), Department of Trade and Industry (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Alistair Darling, Secretary of State), Scotland Office (10 Nov 2005 to 8 May 2006)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Alistair Darling, Secretary of State), Department for Transport (10 Nov 2005 to 8 May 2006)
  • Member, Accommodation and works Committee (10 Feb 2005 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Alistair Darling, Secretary of State), Department for Transport (13 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (9 Feb 2000 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Health) (1 Jun 1996 to 1 Jun 1997)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Health) (1 Jan 1996 to 1 Jan 1997)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jan 1995 to 1 Jan 1996)
  • Member, Trade & Industry Committee (9 Feb 1993 to 27 Nov 1995)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 19 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Ann Coffey’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 45 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 65.86% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 6 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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") 246 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jun 2016.


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