How Peter Hain voted since 2001
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Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
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Peter Hain never rebelled against their party in this parliament
I am grateful for it.
I entirely agree with what the right hon. and learned Gentleman has just said about the Clerk’s constitutional role. That is a matter of fact, and I am not suggesting that we challenge it. However, I also think that there should be a separate chief executive role. I do not see why there should not be two senior figures, who will behave as senior figures do, as in any other organisation....
I very much echo the sentiments just expressed by the hon. Member for Harwich and North Essex (Mr Jenkin). Change and modernisation in the House has always been problematic. I recall that as Leader of the House of Commons between 2003 and 2005, I tried to persuade the House to take its security seriously. The director general of MI5 and the police wanted a professional to be in charge of...
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Labour MP for Neath
Entered House of Commons on 4 April 1991 — unknown
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Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Home Department
- Japan Tobacco International: Ministerial Policy Advisers
- Japan Tobacco
- Japan Tobacco International
- Domestic Visits
- Official Hospitality
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Secretary of State for Wales (12 May 2010 to 14 May 2012)
- Secretary of State, Wales Office (10 Jun 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Secretary of State, Department for Work and Pensions (28 Jun 2007 to 24 Jan 2008)
- Secretary of State, Wales Office (25 Jan 2007 to 24 Jan 2008)
- Secretary of State, Office of the Secretary of State for Wales (17 Jun 2005 to 25 Jan 2007)
- Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office (11 May 2005 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Chairman, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Lord Privy Seal, House of Commons (12 Jun 2003 to 11 May 2005)
- Minister of State (Europe), Foreign & Commonwealth Office (11 Jun 2001 to 24 Oct 2002)
- Minister of State, Department of Trade and Industry (24 Jan 2001 to 11 Jun 2001)
- Minister of State, Foreign & Commonwealth Office (28 Jul 1999 to 24 Jan 2001)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Welsh Office (5 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1999)
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- Has spoken in 56 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 2 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 66.91% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 67 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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") 1735 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.
Non-executive director of Amara Mining PLC
, 29-30 Cornhill, London EC3V 3NF; gold producer with portfolio of assets in West Africa
. I receive £31,500 with effect from 6 March 2013. (Registered 19 March 2013; updated 10 July 2013)
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
£1,650 received for article published in March 2014. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 9 April 2014)
(a) Address of donor: 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TN
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
(a) (Registered 9 April 2014)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK
Name of donor: The Royal Automobile Club Motor Sports Association
Address of donor: Motor Sports House 1 Riverside Park Colnbrook SLG
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets for British Grand Prix
30 June 2013, value £980
Date of receipt of donation: 30 June 2013
Date of acceptance of donation: 30 June 2013
Donor status: company No 1344829
(Registered 9 July 2013)
Partner in Haywood Hain LLP
, London; business consultancy. (Registered 7 January 2013)
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