David Hanson

MP, Delyn

Delyn Labour

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How David Hanson voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
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David Hanson hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Bills Presented: Clause 34 — Insurance against payments made in response to terrorist demands 16 Dec 2014

    I thank the Minister for his helpful explanation. It is right that we do not pay ransoms and that insurance companies are not allowed to do so. The Bill proposes to make it illegal to make payments on ransom insurance policies, and that is an argument I support and do not wish to argue against this evening. However, I do want to ask him a couple of questions. Will the Minister tell the...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Compensation Orders 16 Dec 2014

    If he will undertake a review of the enforcement of compensation orders agreed by the courts.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Compensation Orders 16 Dec 2014

    In the past five years on average only about 42% of compensation orders awarded to victims by the courts have been paid by the perpetrators of those crimes to those victims. Does the Minister think it is right that victims are victims of the crime and then victims because they are not paid compensation by perpetrators? What will he do to improve the situation?

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Labour MP for Delyn

Entered House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election


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Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Home Office
  • Justice
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Police and Crime Commissioners
  • Passports
  • Borders: Personal Records
  • Asylum
  • HM Passport Office

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Home Affairs)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Treasury) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Minister of State (Crime and Policing), Home Office (10 Jun 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Minister of State, Ministry of Justice (9 May 2007 to 10 Jun 2009)
  • Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office (11 May 2005 to 9 May 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Tony Blair, Prime Minister), Prime Minister's Office (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Welsh Office (28 Jul 1999 to 11 Jun 2001)
  • Assistant Whip (funded by HM Treasury) (28 Jul 1998 to 28 Jul 1999)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 72 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 191 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 80.14% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above 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 18–19 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") 879 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys:
Payment of £75 for November 2013 parliamentary panel survey. Hours: 45 mins. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 22 January 2014)
Payment of £75 for January 2014 parliamentary panel survey. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 2 April 2014)
Payment of £75 for February-March 2014 parliamentary panel survey. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 7 May 2014)
Payment of £75 for April 2014 parliamentary panel survey. Hours: 45 mins. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 18 June 2014)
Payment of £75 for May-June 2014 parliamentary panel survey. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 12 August 2014)
Payment of £75 for July 2014 parliamentary panel survey. Hours: 45 mins. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 6 October 2014)
Payment of £75 for October 2014 parliamentary panel survey. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 2 December 2014)
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for survey of MPs:
Payment of £200. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 31 January 2014)
Payment of £200. Hours: 45 mins. Payment donated to Delyn Labour Party. (Registered 2 October 2014)
Payment from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT for survey:
Payment of £80 for online survey. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 18 June 2014)

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