Michael Connarty

MP, Linlithgow and East Falkirk

Linlithgow and East Falkirk Labour

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How Michael Connarty voted since 2001
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  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
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Michael Connarty occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 8 Jan 2015

    May we have a statement or a debate led by the Department for Work and Pensions on the guarantees or guidelines that have been given to local authorities for when the independent living fund is abolished? Sadly, no Conservative Members attended a recent lobby meeting to speak to people who are facing this problem. One representative told me: “When ILF closes in June 2015, none of the...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Topical Questions 8 Jan 2015

    Given that Brent crude has dropped to $50 a barrel—40% of what it was—I am surprised there was not one question on the Order Paper about the effect of that on the supply chain, which is the responsibility of the Secretary of State; I know he knows this. My right hon. Friend the Member for East Renfrewshire (Mr Murphy), the new leader of the Labour party in Scotland, is calling...
  • Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day]: Housing Benefit (Abolition of Social Sector Size Criteria) 17 Dec 2014

    Can I just say to the Minister who led for the Government that his statements were very thin? They lacked any sense of compassion. He wanted to debate numbers and affordability, but that showed that he does not really care about the impact on the people affected. I think that probably comes from the Secretary of State, so I am sorry to say that about the Minister, because I think that he set...

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Labour MP for Linlithgow and East Falkirk

Entered House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

Also represented Falkirk East

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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

Currently held offices

  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee

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 43 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 8 written questions in the last year — below 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 58.80% 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") 687 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.

6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Results UK
Address of donor: Second Floor, 31-33 Bondway, London SW8 1SJ
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation, etc, totalling £1,410
Destination of visit: Cambodia
Date of visit: 15-21 February 2014
Purpose of visit: Participation in a delegation to study the impact of key Global Fund and UK funded health initiatives.
(Registered 9 April 2014)

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