Nick Raynsford

MP, Greenwich and Woolwich

Greenwich and Woolwich Labour

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How Nick Raynsford voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
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Nick Raynsford hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Labour MP for Greenwich and Woolwich

Entered House of Commons on 10 April 1986 — unknown

Also represented Greenwich; Fulham


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Topics of interest

  • Communities and Local Government
  • Work and Pensions
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Education
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Housing
  • Council Tax
  • Departmental Legal Costs
  • Written Questions: Government Responses
  • Affordable Housing: Construction

Currently held offices

  • Member, Members' Expenses Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Minister of State (Local Government), Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions (11 Jun 2001 to 29 May 2002)
  • Minister of State (Local and Regional Government), Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (11 Jun 2001 to 11 May 2005)
  • Minister of State, Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions (28 Jul 1999 to 11 Jun 2001)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (London and Construction), Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions (5 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1999)

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  • Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 12 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 73.80% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 9 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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") 1338 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.

1. Remunerated directorships
Hon vice-chairman (from June 2009), Construction Industry Council, 26 Store Street, London, WC1E 7BT. CIC is the representative body for professionals working in the construction industry. Work involves assisting the chairman and chief executive in the oversight and strategic direction of CIC, attendance at board meetings and other CIC activities
Received payment of £6,250 (excluding VAT) for August-October 2013. Hours: 27 hrs. (Registered 12 March 2014)
Received payment of £10,417 (excluding VAT) for November 2013– March 2014. Hours: 69 hrs. (Registered 17 July 2014)
Chairman, NHBC Foundation, 4th floor, 120 Cannon Street, London, EC4N 6AS. The NHBC Foundation promotes research to support the development of sustainable housing. Work involves oversight of the Foundation’s research programme and dissemination of good practice, including chairing meetings of the advisory board.
Received payment of £6,250 (excluding VAT) for November 2013-January 2014. Hours: 25 hrs. (Registered 12 March 2014)
Received payment of £6,250 (excluding VAT) for January-March 2014. Hours: 14 hrs. (Registered 17 July 2014)
Hometrack (non-executive), 6th Floor, the Chambers, Chelsea Harbour, London, SW10 0XF; an organisation providing valuation and related services in the housing market. Work involves advising the company on relevant housing matters and attendance at board meetings.
Received payment of £6,250 (excluding VAT) covering the period April-June 2013. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 12 March 2014)
Received payment of £18,750 (excluding VAT) covering the period July 2013-March 2014. Hours: 35 hrs. (Registered 17 July 2014)
President of the Constructionarium, Riverside House, 4 Meadows Business Park, Station Approach, Blackwater, Camberley, Surrey, GU17 9AB. The project promotes practical site-based development opportunities for students undertaking Built Environment degree courses. Work involves advising the organisation on the development of its construction training activities.
Received payment of £3,000 (excluding VAT) for October-December 2013. Hours: 11 hrs. (Registered 12 March 2014)
Received payment of £5,000 (excluding VAT) for January–May 2014. Hours: 25 hrs. (Registered 17 July 2014)
Chairman, Triathlon Homes, Fleet House, 39/61 Clerkenwell Road, London EC1M 5LA; partnership responsible for the affordable housing on the 2012 Olympic site. Work involves chairing board meetings, liaison with the partners and other interested parties and overseeing the implementation of Triathlon’s objectives.
Received payment of £6,250 (excluding VAT) for period January-March 2014. Hours: 36 hrs (estimated). (Registered 12 March 2014)
Received payment of £6,250 (excluding VAT) for period April-June 2014. Hours: 39 hrs (estimated). (Registered 17 July 2014)
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Fire Protection Association Council (non-executive board member and chair), London Road, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, GL56 0RH. Work involves advising on the development of the FPA’s work and mission to promote fire safety, including attendance at board meetings. (£5,001–£10,000)
Received £3,500 (excluding VAT) covering May-October 2013. Hours: 24 hrs. (Registered 12 March 2014)
Received £3,500 (excluding VAT) covering November 2013-April 2014. Hours: 23 hrs. (Registered 17 July 2014)
Building Magazine, CMP Information Ltd, P O Box 313, Tonbridge, Kent TN9 1YB. Author of occasional articles.
Received £400 (excluding VAT) for one article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 12 March 2014)
Received £400 (excluding VAT) for one article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 17 July 2014)
Pocket (member of the Advisory Board), 27 Margaret Street, London W1 8RY. Work involves advising Pocket on the development of affordable home ownership housing schemes in London and attendance at Advisory Board Meeting.
Received £1,970 (excluding VAT) for period October-December 2013. Hours: 21 hrs. (Registered 12 March 2014)
Received £4,370 (excluding VAT) for period January–June 2014. Hours: 25 hrs. (Registered 17 July 2014)
8. Land and Property
Two bedroom flat in London, from which rental income is received. (Registered 22 December 2011)

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