Michael Connarty

Linlithgow and East Falkirk Labour

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How Michael Connarty voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted moderately against university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails

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Michael Connarty occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: GAVI Alliance 9 Apr 2014

    I declare an arrangement, as I went to Cambodia with Results UK to see the GAVI-funded programme there. I am told that the Government put in 860 million, which raises questions about the future. Will the Government make a commitment to maintaining that level of funding in future for GAVI, which runs a wonderful project?
  • Justice and Home Affairs Opt-out 7 Apr 2014

    I am sure that we will debate the charter of fundamental rights report, which divided the European Scrutiny Committee when it was finally read. To return to a question I asked earlier: why are the Government still in the situation where a UK court can decide that a European arrest warrant is not valid and that the person does not have to return to the country demanding their return—in...
  • Justice and Home Affairs Opt-out 7 Apr 2014

    Unfortunately, I did not have time to give notice that I would participate in this debate; we only got notice of it yesterday. I have a constituent whose father went to the courts in this country under the European arrest warrant and was told that the EAW was not to be enacted here and it was not valid. He thought he was free and he travelled to the Netherlands with his wife, but was arrested...

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Labour MP for Linlithgow and East Falkirk

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Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • International Development
  • Human Trafficking
  • Broadband
  • Iraq
  • Call Centres
  • Haemophilia

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Modern Slavery Bill (9 Jan 2014 to 3 Apr 2014)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (3 Jun 2008 to 11 May 2010)
  • Chairman, European Scrutiny Committee (19 Oct 2006 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (29 Jun 2005 to 19 Oct 2006)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 35 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 25 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 58.40% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 15 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 652 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: BASF plc
Address of donor: PO Box 4, Earl Road, Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire SK8 6QG
Amount of donation (or estimate of probable value): BASF paid directly for flights with a value of £415.65,  accommodation with a value of £110.97 and hospitality, transfers and other incidentals with a value of £314.97; total £841.59
Destination of visit: BASF Chemical complex, Ludwigshafen, Germany
Date of visit: 23-24 July 2013
Purpose of visit: Industry and Parliament Trust Industry visit to the BASF complex in Ludwigshafen. (Registered 20 August 2013)

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