It is a pleasure to see the Minister here for this debate as well as you, Mr Robertson. I thank the Speaker for this opportunity to discuss the present and future state of the adult social care sector. This area of local government covers a vital service for the most vulnerable people in the country, with the elderly, the disabled and those with mental health difficulties being among its most...
The hon. Gentleman is quite right. I will touch on the sheer lack of connected thinking in the Treasury—I do not think that the Department of Health has much to do with that. The National Audit Office, which is usually pragmatic and non-political and accepted as objective, pointed out in its review of the service that total spending on adult social care—covering the whole gamut...
My hon. Friend is quite right. When I was a trade union official, I looked after what were termed home helps and I always appreciated that point—as I did as a councillor, just like him. They were invaluable people who went into old people’s homes, met them and formed relationships, and if they were handled and trained properly, they would report back on any change in condition...
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Former Labour MP for Leeds East
Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Work and Pensions
- Education and Skills
- Leave to Remain
- Education (Leeds)
- Illegal Immigration
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Draft Financial Services Bill (Joint Committee) (18 Jul 2011 to 13 Dec 2011)
- Member, Backbench Business Committee (8 Nov 2010 to 1 May 2012)
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (19 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Chair, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (14 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Chair, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (14 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Treasury Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 24 Nov 2014)
- Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 14 Jul 2010)
- Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 14 Jul 2010)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (21 Jun 2010 to 18 Mar 2013)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (10 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) (12 Jan 2009 to 7 Dec 2009)
- Member, Treasury Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 13 Jul 2009)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education and Employment) (28 Jul 1998 to 29 Jul 1999)
- Member, Finance and Services Committee (14 Nov 1997 to 1 Jul 1999)
- Deputy Chief Whip and Treasurer (8 May 1997 to 27 Jul 1998)
- Member, Committee of Selection (29 Nov 1995 to 27 Jul 1998)
- Opposition Pairing Whip (Commons) (1 Jul 1995 to 1 May 1997)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jul 1994 to 1 May 1997)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (10 Dec 1993 to 20 Jan 1995)
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- Has voted in 58.84% 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 — below 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") 196 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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