Ian McCartney

Former MP, Makerfield

Makerfield Labour

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How Ian McCartney voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
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Ian McCartney hardly ever rebelled against their party in their last parliament

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Former Labour MP for Makerfield

Entered House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election

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


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Topics of interest

  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Business
  • Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
  • Health
  • Work and Pensions
  • State Retirement Pensions: Eligibility
  • Terrorism: Compensation
  • Gambling
  • West Bank
  • Gaming Machines

Other offices held in the past

  • Minister of State (Trade & Investment), Foreign & Commonwealth Office (3 Aug 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Minister of State (Trade & Investment), Department of Trade and Industry (3 Aug 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Minister of State (Trade), Department of Trade and Industry (8 May 2006 to 3 Aug 2006)
  • Minister of State (Trade), Foreign & Commonwealth Office (8 May 2006 to 3 Aug 2006)
  • Minister without Portfolio, Cabinet Office (9 Jan 2006 to 8 May 2006)
  • Minister without Portfolio (4 Nov 2004 to 9 Jan 2006)
  • Minister without Portfolio, Cabinet Office (9 Sep 2004 to 4 Nov 2004)
  • Minister without Portfolio (4 Apr 2003 to 9 Sep 2004)
  • Minister for pensions, Department for Work and Pensions (11 Jun 2001 to 4 Apr 2003)
  • Minister of State, Cabinet Office (28 Jul 1999 to 11 Jun 2001)
  • Minister of State (Competitiveness), Department of Trade and Industry (5 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1999)

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  • Has spoken in 14 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 10 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 44.95% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 13 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 44 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 764 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

1. Remunerated directorships
Aim & Aim Limited; a company which receives my remuneration and expenses for carrying out outside interest work (see Category 2 below). From 30 June 2009 I will do no further remunerated work for the Fluor Corporation. I have taken no income personally from the Fluor remunerations and have instead supported financially my charities and paid for an assistant to work in my Westminster office until 31 May 2009.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Senior adviser to the management team of the Fluor Corporation, London (until 30 June 2009). (£110,000-£115,000) (See Category 1 above).
Guest lecturer to the National School of Government. (Up to £5,000) (Fees forwarded to charity.)
4. Sponsorship or financial or material support
Office rent abatement by Wigan Council to reflect the public services offered from the offices and benefits to the community and the council from the use of the premises.
9. Registrable shareholdings
(a) Aim & Aim Limited.
11. Miscellaneous
I am the UK Commissioner General for the Shanghai Expo 2010 event.

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