How Helen Jones voted since 2001
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Voted very strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted moderately for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
Voted strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
Voted strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Source
Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
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Helen Jones hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, when he plans to lay regulations before the House to make the provision of smoke alarms in private rented property compulsory; and if he will make a statement.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what funding she plans to allocate to police forces to train officers in recognising signs of coercive control and collecting the necessary evidence when that offence is introduced.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what discussions she has had with (a) chief constables and (b) organisations dealing with violence against women on the training requirements for police officers when coercive control becomes a criminal offence; and if she will make a statement.
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Labour MP for Warrington North
Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Education and Skills
- Communities and Local Government
- Work and Pensions
- Home Department
- Mersey Regional Ambulance Service
- Strokes: Health Services
- Cheshire and Merseyside SHA
- Council Tax
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Home Affairs)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (7 Oct 2011 to 7 Oct 2013)
- Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
- Shadow Minister (Justice) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
- Member, Selection Committee (10 Aug 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Committee of Selection (11 Jun 2009 to 13 Oct 2010)
- The Vice-Chamberlain of Her Majesty's Household (10 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Government Whip (technically Vice Chamberlain, HM Household) (10 Jun 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Assistant Whip (funded by HM Treasury) (6 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (5 Oct 2008 to 9 Jun 2009)
- PPS (Rt Hon Dawn Primarolo, Minister of State), Department of Health (28 Jun 2007 to 27 Nov 2008)
- Member, Unopposed Bills (Panel) Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Education & Skills Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 7 Nov 2007)
- Member, Administration Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 27 Nov 2007)
- Member, Administration Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 26 Nov 2007)
- Member, Unopposed Bills (Panel) Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Standing Orders Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Education & Skills Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Education & Skills (20 Oct 2003 to 8 Nov 2007)
- Member, Standing Orders (24 Oct 2001 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Unopposed Bills (Panel) (17 Oct 2001 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Education Sub-committee (14 Dec 1999 to 11 May 2001)
- Member, Education & Employment (13 Dec 1999 to 11 May 2001)
- Member, Standing Orders (1 Jun 1999 to 1 Jun 2000)
- Member, Public Administration Committee (3 Feb 1998 to 9 Feb 2000)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 39 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 176 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 66.50% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 8 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
- 126 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Helen Jones’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 354 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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