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Labour MP for Barking
- Entered Parliament on 19 June 1994 — unknown
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Margaret Hodge voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted moderately for more EU integration. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted very strongly for the hunting ban. votes
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. 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 introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted strongly for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted moderately for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted moderately for replacing Trident. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Work and Pensions, Culture Media and Sport, Health, Communities and Local Government, Justice
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Departmental Public Appointments, Affordable Housing: Barking, Employment Schemes: Barking and Dagenham, Maternity Services: Greater London, Access to Work Programme
(based on written questions asked by Margaret Hodge and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Business of the House: Autumn Statement (5 Dec 2013)
“Last year, the Prime Minister told tax avoiders to wake up and smell the coffee. Will the Chancellor explain why in last year’s statement he promised that £3.2 billion would come into our coffers from Swiss bank accounts, yet since April he has managed to collect a meagre £440 million? Will he also explain why the OECD’s head of tax has singled out the UK as the only...”
- Written Answers — Health: Barking, Havering and Redbridge Hospitals NHS Trust (27 Nov 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much was paid in compensation in maternity cases by Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust in each of the last five years; and how many claims are outstanding.”
- Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Social Rented Housing: Housing Benefit (21 Nov 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many social housing households in the London borough of Barking and Dagenham are subject to the under-occupancy penalty.”
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- Has spoken in 4 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 3 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 58.92% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 24 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 572 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
35 Vine St London, Greater London EC3N 2PX. Payment donated to charity. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 17 June 2013)
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||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0|
|London costs||£2,916 (joint 1st with 49 others)||£2,812 (joint 1st with 47 others)||£2,712 (joint 1st with 46 others)||£2,613||£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||£22,744 (92nd)||£24,767 (59th)||£20,406 (316th)||£23,167||£13,937 (530th)||£18,625 (378th)||£17,745 (420th)||£9,962 (524th)|
|Staffing costs||£97,244 (264th)||£85,976 (382nd)||£87,276 (joint 156th with 7 others)||£84,078||£76,502 (111th)||£74,702 (52nd)||£65,074 (304th)||£46,153 (311th)|
|Communications Allowance||£13,677 (43rd)||£11,018 (74th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£930 (618th)1||£1,184 (609th)2||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0|
|Members' Staff Travel||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£0||£0||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||£6,994 (joint 17th with 2 others)||£1,869 (40th)||£8,023 (5th)||£2,594||£944 (joint 309th with 1 other)||£1,168 (joint 194th with 1 other)||£1,402 (182nd)||£833 (398th)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£4,430 (108th)||£26,689 (3rd)||£12,490||£4,980 (139th)||£6,308 (66th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,199 (joint 326th with 5 others)||£1,195 (122nd)||£1,014||£1,401 (joint 605th with 1 other)||£1,401 (joint 592nd with 1 other)||£1,401 (joint 574th with 1 other)||£1,071 (546th)|
|Other Costs||£0||£0||£0||£907||£0||£0||£0||£1,119 (42nd)|
|Total||£144,505 (387th)||£133,255 (495th)||£146,301 (145th)||£126,863||£99,382 (624th)||£103,778 (574th)||£87,149 (625th)||£60,365 (643rd)|