Geoff Hoon

Former MP, Ashfield

Ashfield Labour

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How Geoff Hoon voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted very strongly for more EU integration Source
  • Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
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Geoff Hoon hardly ever rebelled against their party in their last parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Transport: Departmental Billing 3 Jun 2009

    The Department for Transport has only started to hold separate records for late payment of commercial debts since 2008-09. The interest cost for this year was 84,000. Information for the previous two years could be provided only at a disproportionate cost as the interest charge are not held separately for those years. The following agencies have not paid interest charges in the last...
  • Written Answers — Transport: Departmental Conditions of Employment 3 Jun 2009

    The flexible benefits business plan is a confidential document so it would not be appropriate for it to be placed in the House Library. However, we estimate that the level of take-up required to break even with the scheme is about 2 per cent. over three years.
  • Written Answers — Transport: Departmental Security 3 Jun 2009

    Information on breaches of security for the last five years for Department for Transport Agencies is not held centrally. The Department and its agencies report all significant personal data security breaches to the Cabinet Office and the ICO. Information on personal data security breaches is published on an annual basis in the Department's annual resource accounts as was announced in the Data...

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Profile

Former Labour MP for Ashfield

Entered House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

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

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Other offices held in the past

  • Secretary of State, Department for Transport (6 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
  • Chief Whip (technically Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury) (28 Jun 2007 to 6 Oct 2008)
  • Minister of State (Europe), Foreign & Commonwealth Office (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Chairman, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 16 May 2006)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 1 Nov 2005)
  • Lord Privy Seal, House of Commons (11 May 2005 to 8 May 2006)
  • Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence (11 Oct 1999 to 11 May 2005)
  • Minister of State, Foreign & Commonwealth Office (17 May 1999 to 11 Oct 1999)
  • Minister of State, Lord Chancellor's Department (28 Jul 1998 to 17 May 1999)
  • Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department (5 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1998)

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  • Has spoken in 1 debate in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 73.37% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 78 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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.
  • 28 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1739 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor: Silverstone Circuits Limited
Address of donor : Silverstone, Northamptonshire
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: tickets and hospitality for my wife and me at the British Grand Prix 2009 on 21 June 2009, value £2,139.
Date of receipt of donation: 21 June 2009
Date of acceptance of donation: 21 June 2009
Donor status: company
(Registered 20 July 2009)

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