Michael Meacher

MP, Oldham West and Royton

Oldham West and Royton Labour

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How Michael Meacher voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately against university tuition fees Source
  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local government Source
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Michael Meacher occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Autumn Statement 3 Dec 2014

    With average wages still suffering the longest and biggest fall since Victorian times, productivity still one of the lowest in the OECD, business investment still flat and below pre-crisis levels, the deficit on traded goods now the biggest in British history and, to cap it all, the budget deficit is clearly beginning to rise because of the fall in tax receipts, how can the Chancellor,...
  • Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Energy: Investment 28 Nov 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, how much energy investment of each type was made by energy companies in each year since 1984.
  • Backbench Business: Inequality 27 Nov 2014

    This has inevitably been a rather short and truncated debate, but a useful one for all that. I think it fair to say that there is broad cross-party agreement that inequality is now out of control and further action needs to be taken. My hon. Friend the Member for Hartlepool (Mr Wright) made the essential point that an increase in the ratio between top and bottom from 11:1 to 116:1, within...

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Labour MP for Oldham West and Royton

Entered House of Commons on 18 June 1970 — General election

Also represented Oldham West

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Topics of interest

  • Treasury
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Trade and Industry
  • Genetically Modified Organisms
  • Departments: Consultants
  • GM Crops
  • Health Services
  • Tax Avoidance

Other offices held in the past

  • Minister of State (the Environment), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (11 Jun 2001 to 13 Jun 2003)
  • Minister of State (the Environment), Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions (3 May 1997 to 11 Jun 2001)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 15 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 14 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 59.49% 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 19–20 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") 1653 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

8. Land and Property
Four residential properties in London from which rental income is received.

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