I am sure that we are all extremely pleased to hear Her Majesty’s loyal Opposition defending companies that could end up under the cosh of the Bill’s provisions. Whether it is facilitation payments, or that a company’s efforts to promote its cause in some exotic place are misconstrued—
I have not got to my point yet. I was particularly taken with the Under-Secretary’s comment that she had consulted the CBI. Obviously, we are all gratified that there is such a doughty defender of civil and human rights in this country, never mind elsewhere. During her consultations, did she consult SOCA to determine its view on the Bill, and especially on clause 6?
A terrible shame!
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Former Labour MP for Liverpool, Walton
Entered the House of Commons on 4 July 1991 — unknown
Left the House of Commons on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election
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Topics of interest
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Tram and Light Rail Schemes
- Hedge Funds
- BAE Systems
Other offices held in the past
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Ministry of Defence (28 Jul 1999 to 30 Jan 2000)
- Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office (5 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1999)
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- Has spoken in 10 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
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- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 263 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.
6. Overseas visits
2-8 April 2009, to the Republic of Colombia for meetings on human rights, talks with government ministers and leaders of Colombian trade unions. All costs were borne by the campaigning organisation Justice for Colombia. (Registered 23 April 2009)
12-19 April 2009, to Syria, to meet government ministers and business leaders. All costs borne by the British Syrian Society. (Registered 23 April 2009)
Name of donor: 1) All-Party Parliamentary China Group
2) Jiangsu Provincial People's Congress
2) 32 Zhong Shan Beilu, Nanjing 210008, People's Republic of China
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value):
1) £713 (return flights to Shanghai) (from donations previously registered)
2) £700 (includes hotels for 6 nights, meals and coach travel for 6 days.)
Destination of visit: Jiangsu Province
Date of visit: 19-26 September 2009
Purpose of visit: as a representative of the All-Party Parliamentary Group, to consolidate links between the UK
and Jiangsu Province.
(Registered 8 October 2009)
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