Jimmy Hood

MP, Lanark and Hamilton East

Lanark and Hamilton East Labour

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How Jimmy Hood voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
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Jimmy Hood hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament


Labour MP for Lanark and Hamilton East

Entered House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election

Also represented Clydesdale


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Topics of interest

  • Trade and Industry
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Justice and Home Affairs Council
  • Ecofin
  • Agriculture and Fisheries Council
  • General Affairs and External Relations Council
  • General Affairs Council

Currently held offices

  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 26 Jun 2001)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (18 Oct 2006 to 25 Apr 2007)
  • Chair, European Scrutiny Committee (17 Nov 1998 to 18 Oct 2006)
  • Member, Defence Committee (14 Jul 1998 to 11 May 2001)
  • Chair, European Legislation Sub-Committee on Roads Safety Competence (18 Nov 1993 to 8 Nov 1995)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (27 Apr 1992 to 18 Oct 2006)
  • Chair, European Legislation Committee (1 Jan 1992 to 17 Nov 1998)
  • Member, European Legislation Sub-Committee I (12 Jul 1989 to 10 Jan 1990)
  • Member, European Legislation Committee (17 Jun 1987 to 1 Jan 1992)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 12 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 39.82% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 3 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 51 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Jimmy Hood’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 215 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Mar 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Fees for completing surveys for CommunicateResearch Ltd, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA:
5 March 2014.  Received £75.  Hours: 30 mins.  Fee donated to community group. (Registered 13 March 2014)
28 April 2014.  Received £75.  Hours: 30 mins.  Fee donated to charity. (Registered 28 April 2014)
6 June 2014, received £75.  Hours: 30 mins.  Fee donated to charity. (Registered 13 June 2014)
29 July 2014, received £75.  Hours: 30 mins.  Fee donated to community group. (Registered 14 August 2014)
29 September 2014, received £75.   Hours: 30 mins.  Fee Donated to Community Group. (Registered 2 October 2014)
27 November 2014, received £75.  Hours: 30 mins.   Fee donated to charity (Registered 15 December 2014)
16 February, 2015, received £75.  Hours: 30 mins.  Fee donated to a community group. (Registered 16 February 2015)
Fee for completing survey for Market & Opinion Research International Ltd, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY:
30 September 2014, received £200.  Hours: 60 mins. Fee donated to Community Association. (Registered 2 October 2014)
Fee for completing survey for YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT:
4 June 2014, received £80.  Hours: 30 mins.  Fee donated to charity. (Registered 13 June 2014)
4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Unite the Union
(a) Address of donor: Unite House, 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TN
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
(a) Donor status: trade union
(a) (Registered 25 July 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: The Taipei Representative Office in the UK (TRO)
Address of donor: 50 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0EB
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): the approximate amount includes accommodation £600, food £300 and return flights £2,400; total £3,300
Destination of visit: Taiwan
Date of visit: 26 July-2 August 2014
Purpose of visit: As part of the British-Taiwanese APPG, to promote the understanding of Taiwan and strengthen UK-Taiwan relations.
(Registered 11 August 2014)

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