To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will review his current policy on prescription charging for patients with long-term health conditions.
What estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of introducing a right to buy for housing association tenants.
What a load of waffle. It is quite clear that the Minister has made no assessment at all of the costs of the policy. When he produces the impact assessment before the Bill is published and brought before the House, will he ensure that it shows that taxpayers will pay three times over: first, for the investment to build the homes; secondly, for the discount to sell them; and, thirdly, for the...
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Labour MP for Wentworth and Dearne
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Also represented Wentworth
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Topics of interest
- Communities and Local Government
- Work and Pensions
- Performance Appraisal
- Telephone Services
- Non-departmental Public Bodies
- Public Expenditure
- Mortgages: Government Assistance
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Secretary of State for Health (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
- Shadow Minister (Housing and Planning) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
- The Minister for Housing (5 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (2 Nov 2007 to 12 Oct 2009)
- Minister of State (Department of Communities and Local Government) (Local Government) (29 Jun 2007 to 5 Jun 2009)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (20 Jul 2005 to 19 Nov 2007)
- The Financial Secretary to the Treasury (10 May 2005 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) (20 Dec 2004 to 12 Jan 2009)
- The Economic Secretary to the Treasury (30 May 2002 to 10 May 2005)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education and Skills) (11 Jun 2001 to 30 May 2002)
- Member, Employment Sub-committee (23 Jul 1997 to 29 Nov 1999)
- Member, Education & Employment Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 29 Nov 1999)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 25 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 83 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 58.62% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 30 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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") 974 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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