Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament
How Siobhain McDonagh voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted strongly for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted strongly against reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted moderately against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted very strongly against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted very strongly for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted very strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted very strongly for the hunting banDetails
- Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a smoking banDetails
- Voted very strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted very strongly for introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted very strongly for restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
It is my understanding that any capital works of that size would have to be approved by the Department of Health and the Treasury, and as yet I do not believe they have been drawn up to the extent that they have any such permission, so at the moment this is wishful thinking on the part of the trust.
At the beginning of this month, on a crisp, cold Saturday morning, I joined a group of residents outside our local St Helier hospital to mark a sad moment in its history. For the past four years, St Helier has been adorned by a 1,000-square-feet banner, proudly saying, “Coming soon—We’re spending £219m on a major development of St Helier hospital”. The residents...
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Work and Pensions
- Culture Media and Sport
- Deportation: Tamils
- Sri Lanka: Armed Conflict
- Asylum Seekers
Other offices held in the past
- Member, London Regional Select Committee (15 Dec 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Assistant Whip (funded by HM Treasury) (28 Jun 2007 to 17 Sep 2008)
- PPS (Rt Hon John Reid, Secretary of State), Home Office (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon John Reid, Secretary of State), Ministry of Defence (before 10 Nov 2005 to 8 May 2006)
- Member, Unopposed Bills (Panel) Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Unopposed Bills (Panel) Committee (11 Jun 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Health Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 19 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 2 written questions in the last year — below 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 63.31% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 5 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 182 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)