How Michael Connarty voted since 2001
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- Voted moderately against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted moderately for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted moderately against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
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Michael Connarty occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament
The Minister is trying to catch me out by mentioning Scotland, but he knows that there are major concerns in three areas about the TTIP between the EU and the US. One is food safety, with the use of hormones in the US, which may be forced into Europe. Secondly, there is the problem with the threat to public services and privatisation of the service. The third area of concern is dispute...
I recall, in written notes and evidence to the Joint Committee, that you, Mr Carter, had a very strong view about how supply chains should be policed or enforced, in terms of getting rid of slavery. You suggested an amendment similar to the Bribery Act 2010, which I have heard again through Anti-Slavery International, which has written to me in similar terms before. Why not just a...
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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
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- International Development
- Human Trafficking
- Call Centres
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 44 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 16 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 58.74% 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.
- 78 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Michael Connarty’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 676 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.
6. Overseas visits
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
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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