Joan Ryan

Former MP, Enfield North

Enfield North Labour

A selection of Joan Ryan's votes

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  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Details
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Voted very strongly for more EU integration Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Details
  • Voted very strongly against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Details

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Joan Ryan hardly ever rebelled against their party in their last parliament

Recent appearances

  • Opposition Day — [5th Allotted Day]: Health Care in London 9 Mar 2010

  • Opposition Day — [5th Allotted Day]: Health Care in London 9 Mar 2010

    The Minister will know that Chase Farm hospital is a very good and much-loved, much-needed hospital. The changes to the hospital were decided on before, and outside, the Darzi review. We know that the Conservatives have said that they would make no commitments. They are hypocritical in criticising changes while making no commitment to do anything different. In the light of the achievement of...
  • Opposition Day — [5th Allotted Day]: Health Care in London 9 Mar 2010

    The hon. Gentleman referred to Barnet hospital and Chase Farm hospital, which we have discussed before. He knows that I do not support any downgrading of my local A and E, but we have won an important step forward in relation to a 24-hour doctor-led service for the future. These changes will not take place until 2013. He must also know that in an interview with The London Daily News the...

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Former Labour MP for Enfield North

Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — General election (stood again)


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Topics of interest

  • Children
  • Schools and Families
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Work and Pensions
  • Sri Lanka: Armed Conflict
  • New Deal Schemes: Enfield
  • General Practitioners: Enfield
  • Teachers: Enfield
  • Schools: Enfield

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Children, Schools and Families Committee (7 Nov 2007 to 27 Nov 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Home Office (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Member, Selection Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 3 Aug 2006)
  • Member, Selection Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Government Whip (technically a Lords Commissioner, HM Treasury) (29 May 2002 to 8 May 2006)

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  • Has spoken in 9 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 35 written questions in the last year — 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 71.89% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 11 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 75 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 147 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Ministry of State of the Republic of Turkey and Hacettepe University Strategical Research Centre (HUSAM).
Address of donor: Ministry of State of the Republic of Turkey and Hacettepe University, 06532 Ankara, Turkey.
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Estimate: £900, for travel, accommodation and hospitality.
Destination of visit: Turkey.
Date of visit: 20-24 May 2009
Purpose of visit: Attended 'Turks Abroad: The Symposium on Migration and Integration in its 50<SUP>th Year' Conference.
(Registered 30 July 2009)

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