Kate Hoey’s voting in Parliament
Kate Hoey is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
However, Kate Hoey sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
Kate Hoey consistently voted against the hunting ban, while most Labour MPs almost always voted for.
Kate Hoey almost always voted against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests, while most Labour MPs almost always voted for.
Kate Hoey almost always voted against introducing foundation hospitals, while most Labour MPs generally voted for.
Kate Hoey almost always voted against requiring the mass retention of information about communications, while most Labour MPs generally voted for.
Kate Hoey generally voted against introducing ID cards, while most Labour MPs almost always voted for.
Kate Hoey almost always voted against the Iraq war, while most Labour MPs generally voted for.
Kate Hoey generally voted against Labour's anti-terrorism laws, while most Labour MPs generally voted for.
Kate Hoey generally voted for a transparent Parliament, while most Labour MPs generally voted against.
Kate Hoey generally voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system, while most Labour MPs generally voted for.
Kate Hoey generally voted against more EU integration, while most Labour MPs generally voted for.
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Kate Hoey has sometimes rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
I rise to support new clause 20 in particular. I declare an interest as chair of the Fire Brigades Union parliamentary group. Giving fire and rescue services a statutory responsibility for leading the emergency services in response to flooding is something on which we have had meeting after meeting over the years with DEFRA Ministers, who have all said that they supported it, and with...
Absolutely; there is no doubt this is a cost-cutting exercise. I accept that these days everybody has to have constraints on the public purse, as far as is possible, but there are ways of doing that and this bureaucratic way seems to have been brought in by people who have had the idea for a long time and now have seen an opportunity to push it forward. The Government should not be pursuing...
I agree with everything my hon. Friend is saying. She knows—and surely the Government know—how much co-operation already goes on. It does not have to be prescribed in this top-down way; it works organically and it works really well.
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Labour MP for Vauxhall
Entered the House of Commons on 15 June 1989 — unknown
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Topics of interest
- Culture Media and Sport
- Home Department
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Work and Pensions
- European Constitution
- Departmental Staff
- Playing Fields
Currently held offices
- Member, European Scrutiny Committee (since 15 Jul 2015)
- Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (since 6 Jul 2015)
- Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (since 6 Jul 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (9 Nov 2007 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (1 Mar 2004 to 17 Jul 2005)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of National Heritage) (Sport) (29 Jul 1999 to 7 Jun 2001)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office) (28 Jul 1998 to 29 Jul 1999)
- Member, Social Security Committee (27 Jun 1994 to 21 Mar 1997)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Women) (1 Jun 1992 to 1 Jun 1993)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 28 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Kate Hoey’s speeches
- Has received answers to 39 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 51.75% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 14 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") 532 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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