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Former Labour MP for Cardiff North
- Entered Parliament on 1 May 1997 — General election
- Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — General election (stood again)
- Majority: 1,146 votes. — 594th out of 643 MPs.
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Julie Morgan voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted very strongly against the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted moderately for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly against replacing Trident. votes
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted moderately for a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted very strongly for the hunting ban. votes
- Voted against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted moderately for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately for introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party in their last parliament.
Most recent appearances
- Petitions: Gypsies and Travellers (Security of Tenure) (30 Mar 2010) has video
“My first petition was organised by Cathay Birch. Unlike other social tenants, Gypsies and Travellers on rented pitches have no rights to security of tenure, and both the European Court of Human Rights and the House of Lords have said that that amounts to a breach of human rights. The Government have recognised that, and have said that they will amend the law by including council sites in the...”
- Petitions: Proposed Eviction (Dale Farm and Hovefields, Essex) (30 Mar 2010) has video
“My second petition, to which there are 15 signatures, concerns the proposed eviction of Gypsy and Traveller families at Dale Farm and Hovefields by Basildon council. It was organised by Ann Dean. The families include invalid schoolchildren, some of whom have special needs, elderly people, and many who are living on their own land. The petition states: The Petition of families at Dale Farm and...”
- Written Answers — Health: Tuberculosis: Offenders (24 Mar 2010)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps his Department is taking to ensure that medical treatment of prisoners with tuberculosis continues on leaving custody.”
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- Has spoken in 45 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 25 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 79.19% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 27 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 49 people are tracking this MP.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 288 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 12 Apr 2010. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05 (ranking out of 659)||2003/04 (ranking out of 658)||2002/03 (ranking out of 657)||2001/02 (ranking out of 657)|
|Staying away from main home||£4,960 (563rd)||£9,754 (555th)||£8,502 (571st)||£10,027||£9,537 (570th)||£10,524 (557th)||£9,254 (592nd)||£9,232 (575th)|
|Office running costs||£17,492 (329th)||£17,336 (378th)||£18,234 (464th)||£20,457||£18,988 (241st)||£18,769 (joint 283rd with 1 other)||£16,416 (503rd)||£8,453 (560th)|
|Staffing costs||£104,679 (56th)||£94,508 (61st)||£89,466 (82nd)||£83,622||£70,672 (306th)||£68,320 (219th)||£65,393 (266th)||£51,739 (130th)|
|Communications Allowance||£10,366 (189th)||£9,582 (223rd)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£7,328 (323rd)1||£8,674 (268th)2||£8,874 (277th)||£7,767||£8,443 (402nd)||£8,380 (joint 387th with 1 other)||£7,700 (421st)||£6,056 (422nd)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£1,251 (56th)||£1,384 (57th)||£1,518 (69th)||£2,110||£2,330 (53rd)||£1,022 (160th)||£447 (272nd)||£207 (354th)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£4,031 (263rd)||£901 (joint 263rd with 1 other)||£1,125 (248th)||£757||£737 (388th)||£682 (414th)||£579 (joint 536th with 1 other)||£665 (joint 478th with 1 other)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£3,043 (230th)||£3,308 (joint 249th with 1 other)||£2,958||£2,037 (401st)||£2,742 (joint 297th with 1 other)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,319 (joint 161st with 1 other)||£1,100 (joint 239th with 2 others)||£962||£1,934 (joint 234th with 8 others)||£1,934 (joint 229th with 8 others)||£1,934 (joint 226th with 7 others)||£1,934 (joint 215th with 7 others)|
|Other Costs||£11,940 (9th)||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0|
|Total||£162,046 (167th)||£146,501 (330th)||£132,127 (429th)||£128,660||£114,678 (492nd)||£112,373 (477th)||£101,723 (525th)||£78,286 (509th)|