Doug Henderson

Newcastle upon Tyne North Labour

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How Doug Henderson voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails

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Doug Henderson occasionally rebelled against their party in their last parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: European Council 29 Mar 2010

    Does my right hon. Friend agree that any reasonable person-and any reasonable political party that is interested in more than just appeasing its anti-European factions-would recognise that a serious response to the recession requires common effective action at European level? Will he tell me whether the continuing problem of the higher unemployment among young people than among the population...
  • Opposition Day — [4th Allotted Day-First Part]: Defence 1 Mar 2010

    Will the hon. Gentleman give way?
  • Opposition Day — [4th Allotted Day-First Part]: Defence 1 Mar 2010

    The hon. Gentleman and I have talked about these issues outside the House for many years, and we did so a few weeks ago. As he knows, the audience, comprising industrialists in the defence industry from Britain and Europe, made it clear that they did not believe that the Conservatives would increase defence expenditure. The audience asked the very question that has been asked in the House...

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Former Labour MP for Newcastle upon Tyne North

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Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Children
  • Schools and Families
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Airwave
  • Sugar Regime
  • "Building Schools for the Future"
  • Group 4 Securicor
  • Departmental Expenditure

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committee on Issue of Privilege (Police Searches on Parliamentary Estate) (10 Aug 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Minister of State, Ministry of Defence (28 Jul 1998 to 28 Jul 1999)
  • Minister of State, Foreign & Commonwealth Office (5 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1998)

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  • Has spoken in 6 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below 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 53.73% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — well below 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.
  • 58 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 452 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

1. Remunerated directorships
Ergonomy Ltd.; marketing company. No income received as of 20 November 2009.
Ossian Services Ltd, a management consultancy. Address: Acre House, 11-15 William Road, London, NW1 3ER. (Registered 20 November 2009)
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of the Advisory Board of McDonald's Restaurants Ltd ; food retailers. Address: 11-59 High Road, East Finchley, London N2 8AW
August 2009, received payment of £6,250. Hours: 24hrs. (Registered 21 September 2009)
27 January 2010, received payment of £6,250. Hours: 30 hrs during period July-September 2009. (Registered 22 February 2010)
10 February 2010, received payment of £6,250. Hours: 35 hrs during period October-December 2009. (Registered 22 February 2010)
Fees for surveys for ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA:
4 July 2009, fee of £50 donated to sporting organisation. (Registered 6 August 2009)
30 November 2009, fee of £75 donated to educational charity. (Registered 23 December 2009)
16 February 2010, fee of £75 donated to sporting organisation. (Registered 22 February 2010)
Fees for surveys for Populus, Northburgh House, 10 Northburgh Street, London, EC1V 0AT
4 July 2009.
Fee of £50 donated to educational organisation. (Registered 6 August 2009)
30 November 2009, fee of £75 donated to sporting charity. (Registered 23 December 2009)
Fees for surveys for BPRI, 24-28 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2PX:
10 July 2009, fee of £75 donated to sporting organisation. (Registered 6 August 2009).
16 February 2010, fee of £75 donated to educational organisation. (Registered 22 February 2010)
3. Clients
Parliamentary adviser to Professional Contractors' Group, a client of Ossian Services Ltd. PCG offers a professional advisory service to freelance workers. Address: PCG Ltd, Heathrow Boulevard, 280 Bath Road, West Drayton, UB7 0DQ.
Payment of £4500 received. Hours: 32 hrs. (Registered 20 November 2009)
25 January 2010, payment of £4500 received. Hours: 24 hrs during period October-December 2010. (Registered 22 February 2010)
4. Sponsorship or financial or material support
Occasional research assistance from the GMB, linked to the GMB Parliamentary Group, which I chair.
9. Registrable shareholdings
(a) Ergonomy Ltd.
(a) I hold 90 per cent of the shares of Ossian Services Ltd, a management consultancy. (Registered 2 November 2009)

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