Brian H Donohoe

Central Ayrshire Labour

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How Brian H Donohoe voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted moderately for university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted moderately against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
  • Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails

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Brian H Donohoe occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Fairness in Pension Provision 8 Apr 2014

    I am not talking about the person who is in another scheme; I am talking about the person who is in those schemes and who has everything coming their way, but who has never contributed anything to it. It is important to stress that I am not saying that we have to reduce the amount that they live on. I would not live on 130 a week, and I doubt whether the Minister would. The fact is that...
  • Fairness in Pension Provision 8 Apr 2014

    But they have paid for that.
  • Fairness in Pension Provision 8 Apr 2014

    They do in Scotland.

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Labour MP for Central Ayrshire


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Topics of interest

  • Transport
  • Treasury
  • Health
  • Trade and Industry
  • Work and Pensions
  • Air Passenger Duty
  • Vehicle Fleets
  • Members: Correspondence
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Rescue Services: Helicopters

Other offices held in the past

  • PPS (Lord Adonis, Minister of State), Department for Transport (30 Dec 2008 to unknown)
  • Member, Administration Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Transport Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 38 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 12 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 69.14% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 13 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 55 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Brian H Donohoe’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 186 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion research.
£75 paid directly to Central Ayrshire Election Fund on 26 March 2013. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 16 April 2013)
£75 for April-May 2013 parliamentary panel survey; paid directly to Central Ayrshire Election Fund. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 20 May 2013)
£75 for June 2013 parliamentary panel survey; paid directly to Central Ayrshire Election Fund. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 26 September 2013)
£75 for November 2013 parliamentary panel survey; donated to Central Ayrshire Election Fund. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 20 January 2014)
£75 for January 2014 parliamentary panel survey; donated to Central Ayrshire Election Fund. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 24 March 2014)
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for opinion research:
£200 paid on 5 September 2013 for survey on 1 July 2013. Hours: 1 hr.Payment made direct to Central Ayrshire Election Fund. (Registered 18 September 2013)
Payment of £80 from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for online survey. (Registered 25 November 2013)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: BASF PLC
Address of donor: PO Box 4, Earl Road, Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle, Cheshire SK8 6QG
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, £415.58; accommodation, £110.97; hospitality, transfers and other incidentals, £314.97; total £841.52
Destination of visit: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Date of visit: 23-24 July 2013
Purpose of visit: Industry and Parliament Trust visit to the BASF complex in Ludwigshafen.
(Registered 16 August 2013)

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