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Labour MP for Neath
- Entered Parliament on 4 April 1991 — unknown
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Peter Hain voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Has never voted on a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for the hunting ban. votes
- Voted moderately for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted strongly for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted moderately for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Wales, Treasury, Work and Pensions, Transport, Home Department
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Japan Tobacco International: Ministerial Policy Advisers, Japan Tobacco, Japan Tobacco International, Domestic Visits, Official Hospitality
(based on written questions asked by Peter Hain and answered by departments)
- Tributes to Nelson Mandela (9 Dec 2013)
“I thank the Prime Minister, the Deputy Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition for their perhaps over-generous remarks about my role. Let me simply underline that there were many tens of thousands of activists in the Anti-Apartheid Movement who deserve to be acknowledged as well. Thank you, Mr Speaker, for your personal leadership in ensuring that this tribute debate is such a special...”
- Written Answers — Justice: Magistrates Courts: Wales (4 Dec 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) what estimate he has made of the cost of moving Neath and Port Talbot magistrates' courts into the local county court (a) in total and (b) by category of expenditure; (2) what estimate he has made of the transition cost of merging Neath, Port Talbot and Swansea magistrates' courts in (a) the first year and (b) subsequent years; (3) what the...”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: EU Treaty Change (3 Dec 2013)
“If the Foreign Secretary achieved his reform objectives and any consequential treaty changes in principle with European Council members, but another country subsequently rejected those treaty changes in a referendum, what would he do?”
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- Has spoken in 49 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 7 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 67.35% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 66 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.
- 59 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Peter Hain’s activity.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1690 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 25 Nov 2013. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05 (ranking out of 659)||2003/04 (ranking out of 658)||2002/03 (ranking out of 657)||2001/02 (ranking out of 657)|
|Staying away from main home||£22,176 (183rd)||£23,083 (joint 1st with 142 others)||£22,110 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£21,634||£19,519 (330th)||£19,024 (317th)||£19,722 (joint 1st with 230 others)||£15,959 (joint 186th with 1 other)|
|London costs||£0||£0||£0||£0||£1,618 (joint 1st with 118 others)||£1,574 (joint 1st with 101 others)||£1,527 (joint 1st with 101 others)||£1,227 (joint 1st with 81 others)|
|Office running costs||£20,098 (210th)||£19,226 (279th)||£20,874 (247th)||£20,700||£17,540 (381st)||£18,778 (joint 274th with 2 others)||£18,233 (joint 185th with 7 others)||£13,714 (390th)|
|Staffing costs||£102,300 (100th)||£91,415 (137th)||£86,842 (207th)||£83,240||£74,060 (188th)||£67,617 (350th)||£69,212 (joint 77th with 28 others)||£52,589 (111th)|
|Communications Allowance||£9,438 (281st)||£9,377 (244th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£12,380 (127th)1||£5,004 (joint 464th with 1 other)2||£758 (623rd)||£1,721||£7,328 (450th)||£7,181 (joint 433rd with 1 other)||£10,191 (315th)||£10,406 (194th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£625 (127th)||£883 (123rd)||£298 (joint 278th with 2 others)||£446||£2,484 (40th)||£1,775 (69th)||£1,366 (111th)||£1,549 (68th)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£2,143 (42nd)||£2,957 (joint 31st with 1 other)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£4,734 (204th)||£981 (joint 232nd with 1 other)||£2,319 (75th)||£2,381||£3,827 (joint 33rd with 1 other)||£2,437 (39th)||£3,254 (21st)||£1,559 (joint 155th with 2 others)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£3,367 (192nd)||£7,647 (joint 65th with 1 other)||£7,512||£9,869 (48th)||£7,274 (52nd)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,421 (54th)||£1,164 (163rd)||£0||£1,966 (joint 147th with 14 others)||£1,966 (joint 141st with 14 others)||£1,966 (joint 139th with 14 others)||£1,966 (joint 133rd with 14 others)|
|Other Costs||£0||£3,112 (42nd)||£0||£3,500||£15,830 (6th)||£0||£0||£0|
|Total||£173,894 (46th)||£160,826 (89th)||£142,012 (240th)||£141,134||£154,041 (12th)||£127,626 (164th)||£125,471 (62nd)||£98,969 (105th)|
1 Regular journeys between home/constituency/Westminster: Mileage £3,360 (241st). Rail £8,025 (78th). Misc £16 (238th). Other: Mileage £51 (73rd). Rail £31 (148th). Air £143 (33rd). European £754 (72nd).