Patricia Hewitt

Former MP, Leicester West

Leicester West Labour

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How Patricia Hewitt voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
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Patricia Hewitt hardly ever rebelled against their party in their last parliament

Recent appearances

  • International Women's Day 11 Mar 2010

    I thank my right hon. and learned Friend for what she has just said about the '97 intake of women MPs, of which I was one, of course-and I am delighted to be succeeded in my constituency by another Labour woman candidate. My right hon. and learned Friend has referred several times to the problem of all-male decision making. Does she agree that much more needs to be done to ensure that women...
  • Law on Assisted Suicide 10 Mar 2010

    I am grateful to my hon. Friend for her thoughtful response to the debate, but I hope that she will accept that the current law provides no safeguards whatever in relation to the rather large number of deaths that Professor Seale found involved a criminal act, however compassionate the motive, on the part of the doctor or other medical practitioner. More broadly, does she accept that the case...
  • Law on Assisted Suicide 10 Mar 2010

    Thank you for giving me the opportunity to raise this important and sensitive issue in the House this evening, Mr. Deputy Speaker. When I served as Health Secretary a few years ago, I became increasingly concerned about the plight of individuals who were seeking an assisted death and who desperately wanted the support of their families, friends and medical practitioners, but who could not-and...

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Profile

Former Labour MP for Leicester West

Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election

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Topics of interest

  • Business
  • Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
  • Health
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Transport
  • Tattooing: Plastic Surgery
  • Aviation: Radio Frequencies
  • East Midlands Airport: Radio Frequencies
  • Parental Leave
  • Waste Disposal: Leicester

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committee on Issue of Privilege (Police Searches on Parliamentary Estate) (10 Aug 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Secretary of State, Department of Health (11 May 2005 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Secretary of State, Department of Trade and Industry (8 Jun 2001 to 11 May 2005)
  • Minister of State, Department of Trade and Industry (28 Jul 1999 to 8 Jun 2001)
  • Economic Secretary, HM Treasury (28 Jul 1998 to 28 Jul 1999)

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  • Has spoken in 7 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 5 written questions in the last year — 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 63.35% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 52 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 62 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 838 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

1. Remunerated directorships
BT Group plc (senior independent director and chair of the Remuneration Committee and the Pensions Review Group). Address: BT Centre, 81 Newgate Street, London, EC1A 7AJ. Prepare for and attend the AGM, Board and other meetings, and offer advice.
31 July 2009, received payment of £9,475 (gross). Hours: Approx. 28hrs. (Registered 3 August 2009)
28 August 2009, received payment of £12,500 (gross). Hours: Approx. 28hrs. (Registered 29 August 2009)
30 September 2009, received payment of £12,500 (gross). Hours: Approx. 28hrs. (Registered 1 October 2009)
30 October 2009, received payment of £12,500 (gross). Hours: Approx. 28 hrs. (Registered 4 November 2009)
30 November 2009, received payment of £12,500 (gross). Hours: approx. 28 hrs. (Registered 3 December 2009)
30 December 2009, received payment of £12,500 (gross). Hours: approx. 28 hrs. (Registered 16 March 2010)
31 January 2010, received payment of £12,500 (gross). Hours: approx. 28 hrs. (Registered 16 March 2010)
28 February 2010, received payment of £12,500 (gross). Hours: approx. 28 hrs. (Registered 16 March 2010)
31 March 2010, received payment of £12,500 (gross). Hours: approx. 28 hrs. (Registered 8 April 2010)
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Alliance Boots Services Ltd (special consultant). Address: 2 The Heights, Brooklands, Weybridge, Surrey. Provide advice and attend meetings.
23 July 2009, received payment of £4,600 (including £600 VAT). Hours: Approx. 15hrs. (Registered 3 August 2009)
28 August 2009, received payment of £4,600 (including £600 VAT). Hours: Approx. 15hrs. (Registered 29 August 2009)
22 September 2009, received payment of £4,600 (including £600 VAT). Hours: Approx. 15hrs. (Registered 1 October 2009)
22 October 2009, received payment of £4,600 (including £600 VAT). Hours: Approx. 15 hrs. (Registered 4 November 2009)
22 November 2009, received payment of £4600 (including £600 VAT). Hours: approx. 15 hrs. (Registered 3 December 2009)
22 December 2009, received payment of £4,600 (including £600 VAT). Hours: approx. 15 hrs. (Registered 16 March 2010)
Senior Adviser, Cinven, Warwick Court, Paternoster Square, London EC4M 7AG.
7 October 2009, received payment of £15,000 (plus £2,250 VAT) for advice and attendance at meetings July-September 2009. Hours: Approx. 30 hrs. (Registered 11 October 2009)
31 December 2009, received payment of £15,000 (plus £2,250 VAT) for advice and attending meetings October-December 2009. Hours: approx. 30 hrs. (Registered 16 March 2010)
25 March 2010, received payment of £6250 (plus VAT). Hours: approx. 15 hrs. (Registered 8 April 2010)
Member, Asia Pacific Advisory Committee, Barclays Capital (from September 2009).
4. Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donation to my constituency Labour Party campaign fund from Leversedge Telecoms Services Ltd, Leicester. (Registered 16 March 2009)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: A C Events, Sydney
Address of donor: Suite 201, Level 2, 66 Berry Street, North Sydney, NSW, 2060 Australia
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £2209
Destination of visit: Sydney, Australia
Date of visit: 10-12 June 2009
Purpose of visit: to give a keynote speech to the Digital Technology Summit
(Registered 7 July 2009)

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