Alan Meale

MP, Mansfield

Mansfield Labour

Alan Meale’s voting in Parliament

Alan Meale is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Alan Meale sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Alan Meale generally voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Alan Meale has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

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Labour MP for Mansfield

Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election

Expenses

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Defence
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Trade and Industry
  • NHS: Public Participation
  • Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme
  • Health Services (Nottinghamshire)
  • Mansfield Benefit Centre
  • Agricultural Workers

Currently held offices

  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 24 Jan 2011)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Voting Eligibility (Prisoners) Bill Committee (4 Mar 2013 to 16 Dec 2013)
  • Chair, Crossrail Bill Committee (13 Dec 2005 to 13 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (5 Dec 2005 to 13 Dec 2005)
  • Member, Draft Gambling Bill (Joint Committee) (10 Jul 2003 to 22 Jul 2004)
  • Member, Court of Referees (1 Jul 1999 to 1 Jul 2002)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Environment) (28 Jul 1998 to 29 Jul 1999)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jul 1992 to 1 Jul 1994)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (19 Dec 1989 to 16 Mar 1992)
  • Member, European Legislation Sub-Committee I (12 Jul 1989 to 10 Jan 1990)
  • Member, European Legislation Committee (9 Feb 1988 to 15 Dec 1989)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 9 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Alan Meale’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 3 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 54.28% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 100 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Alan Meale’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 239 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2016.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: John Meale
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,000 pa use of office space

Date of receipt: January 2012; renewed January 2013 (arrangement has continued since January 2001)

Date of acceptance: January 2012

Donor status: individual

(Registered 24 January 2012; updated 25 February 2013)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my spouse, Diana Gilhespy, as part-time Senior Parliamentary Assistant.

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