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Labour MP for Stockport
- Entered Parliament on 9 April 1992 — General election
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Ann Coffey voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted moderately for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly for the hunting ban. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted moderately for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted very strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Home Department, Education, Treasury, Communities and Local Government, Health
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Departmental Marketing, Children in Care, Social Security Benefits, Working Tax Credit, Welfare Tax Credits
(based on written questions asked by Ann Coffey and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Presumption of Death Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies and Credit Unions Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Mental Health Bill Committee (12 out of 12)
- Childcare Bill Committee (9 out of 9)
- Children and Adoption Bill Committee (6 out of 6)
- Christmas Day (Trading) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Petition — Heaton Chapel Train Station (Stockport) (5 Dec 2013)
“It is my pleasure to present this petition on behalf of the Friends of Heaton Chapel Station. The petition states: The Petition of Friends of Heaton Chapel train station, Declares that 619,506 passengers purchase tickets at Heaton Chapel train station every year; further declares that there is currently no disabled access to the train station; further declares that Heaton Chapel train station...”
- Backbench Business — Modern-day Slavery (5 Dec 2013)
“I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Slough (Fiona Mactaggart) on securing this important debate. I know that she is absolutely passionate about helping the victims of trafficking, and I totally agree with her that the Bill offers us the opportunity to do so. It is also a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for South West Bedfordshire (Andrew Selous), who has had such shocking...”
- Backbench Business — Modern-day Slavery (5 Dec 2013)
“My hon. Friend makes a good point. I will come on to the identification and assessment of children later, and I think that she will probably agree with me. Hundreds of trafficked children disappear from care every year, many within 48 hours. Some run away shortly after arriving in the country, while on their way to children’s homes. According to figures given to our inquiry, it is...”
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- Has spoken in 31 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 32 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 70.38% 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") 218 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 25 Nov 2013. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05 (ranking out of 659)||2003/04 (ranking out of 658)||2002/03 (ranking out of 657)||2001/02 (ranking out of 657)|
|Staying away from main home||£15,663 (416th)||£21,985 (293rd)||£20,689 (363rd)||£21,042||£19,434 (337th)||£17,583 (388th)||£18,360 (405th)||£13,950 (444th)|
|Office running costs||£16,114 (392nd)||£19,447 (268th)||£21,949 (186th)||£20,491||£19,229 (180th)||£18,793 (joint 228th with 3 others)||£17,861 (400th)||£22,984 (105th)|
|Staffing costs||£84,093 (537th)||£86,421 (366th)||£83,006 (372nd)||£79,034||£59,335 (615th)||£61,707 (570th)||£61,736 (457th)||£40,922 (495th)|
|Communications Allowance||£10,839 (138th)||£7,329 (366th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£8,069 (289th)1||£9,751 (231st)2||£10,463 (200th)||£11,610||£15,397 (128th)||£14,959 (149th)||£15,286 (132nd)||£12,285 (131st)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£322 (joint 224th with 3 others)||£211 (319th)||£1,178 (104th)||£1,620||£2,203 (joint 61st with 1 other)||£859 (joint 182nd with 1 other)||£542 (joint 247th with 1 other)||£1,020 (132nd)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£0||£308 (joint 261st with 1 other)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£982 (609th)||£1,383 (112th)||£1,278 (201st)||£828||£1,175 (243rd)||£1,275 (162nd)||£534 (556th)||£1,031 (joint 316th with 1 other)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£1,915 (joint 384th with 1 other)||£3,600 (226th)||£2,737||£3,865 (196th)||£4,103 (160th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,496 (17th)||£1,276 (joint 51st with 2 others)||£1,096||£2,021 (joint 38th with 8 others)||£2,021 (joint 34th with 8 others)||£2,021 (joint 34th with 8 others)||£2,021 (joint 33rd with 8 others)|
|Total||£136,082 (494th)||£150,246 (264th)||£143,439 (202nd)||£138,458||£122,659 (346th)||£121,300 (279th)||£116,340 (247th)||£94,213 (184th)|