Brian H Donohoe

MP, Central Ayrshire

Central Ayrshire Labour

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How Brian H Donohoe voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted moderately against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails

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Brian H Donohoe occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Bills Presented: Miscellaneous 15 Jul 2014

    Why will the Minister not extend the Bill’s provisions only to the autumn, when there could be a full and long debate and more time could be spent looking at the whole situation? Why does it go on to 2016?
  • Bills Presented — Affordable Homes Bill: New Clause 1 — Oil contractor activities: ring-fence trade etc 2 Jul 2014

    I have a constituent who is on a ship that serves the North sea. He is the only member of the crew who has had his national insurance contributions changed in the last round. He is an electrical engineer. The mechanical engineer, the captain and the bosun are still on the old rate, but the electrical engineer is not. Can the Minister explain to me why an electrical engineer is being...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: International Inward Investment 2 Jul 2014

    However, it is the case that inward investment is faltering. I have had experience after experience of talking to foreigners who are not investing in Scotland as a result of the uncertainties and the possible likely divorce. Are we not by far better off as a united kingdom than we would be with a separate Scotland?

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Labour MP for Central Ayrshire

Entered House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

Also represented Cunninghame South


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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 42 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 14 written questions in the last year — 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 69.90% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 191 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion research.
£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)
£75 for April-May 2014 parliamentary panel survey; donated to Central Ayrshire Election Fund. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 12 May 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)
Name of donor: All-Party Parliamentary China Group (with sponsorship from Arup, Cambridge Assessment, City of London, GKN, HSBC, John Swire & Sons)
Address of donor: All Party Parliamentary China Group, House of Commons, SW1A 0AA
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights with a value of £1,302; hotel accommodation, transport and meals with a value of £757.49; £2,059.49 in total
Destination of visit: China
Date of visit: 24-29 April 2014
Purpose of visit: To understand more about ethnic minorities in Xinjiang and religious freedom in China; to support bids by British business and deepen engagement with the National People's Congress.
(Registered 7 May 2014)

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