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 moderately against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year 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
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Jimmy Hood hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Opposition Day — [8th allotted day]: Coalfield Communities 28 Oct 2014

    I welcome the debate, which is 30 years after the miners’ strike. Much has been written and said of that period, but so much of what really happened to miners, their families and communities—there was evidence earlier today—has not been told. Today, I want to put on record the miners’ strike through the eyes of a Nottinghamshire miner, which I was proud to be. In 1984,...
  • Opposition Day — [8th allotted day]: Coalfield Communities 28 Oct 2014

    No, I am not giving way. The Prime Minister had tried that in 1981 but had to back off when her coal stocks were too low. The hapless Energy Secretary, now Lord Howell, was the fall guy for her failure, and she later sacked him, but her 1981 unpreparedness was not to be repeated in 1984, when she decided she was better ready to crush the miners and their union. At the beginning of the...
  • Opposition Day — [8th allotted day]: Coalfield Communities 28 Oct 2014

    I was born a miner. Mining communities were the most law-abiding communities one could wish for. During the miners strike, people were put in prison who had never seen a prison even from afar. Much has been written about violence on picket lines. The 30-year rule on publishing Cabinet papers needs to be examined, and the conduct of the Home Secretary in directing police and courts must be...

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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

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (19 Oct 2006 to 26 Apr 2007)
  • Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 3 Jun 2008)
  • Chairman, European Scrutiny Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 19 Oct 2006)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (29 Jun 2005 to 14 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Chairman, European Scrutiny Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 13 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 40.25% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 213 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Nov 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Fees for completing surveys for CommunicateResearch Ltd, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA:
15 November 2013, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. Fee donated to community group. (Registered 20 November 2013)
15 January 2014, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. Fee donated to community group. (Registered 20 January 2014)
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)
Fee for completing survey for Market & Opinion Research International Ltd, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY:
27 January 2014, received £200. Hours: 60 mins. Fee donated to charity. (Registered 28 January 2014)
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:
22 November 2013, received £80. Hours: 30 mins. Fee donated to community group. (Registered 26 November 2013)
17 December 2013, received £80. Hours: 30 mins. Fee donated to charity. (Registered 13 January 2014)
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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