Clare Short

Former MP, Birmingham, Ladywood

Birmingham, Ladywood Independent Labour

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  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Has never voted on increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails

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Clare Short

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Former Independent Labour MP for Birmingham, Ladywood

Entered House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election

Changed party from Labour on 20 Oct 2006

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Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • International Development
  • Defence
  • Health
  • Correspondence
  • Members: Correspondence
  • Nepal
  • Nepal: Helicopters
  • Dentistry

Other offices held in the past

  • Secretary of State, Department for International Development (3 May 1997 to 12 May 2003)

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  • Has spoken in 3 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 33 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 12.06% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 8 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.
  • 103 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 996 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor: University of Ulster
Address of donor : Cromore Road, Coleraine, Co Londonderry, BT521SA
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Honorary graduation at the University of Ulster including travel and two nights accommodation for two people, 28-30 June 2009. Estimated value: £1225.
Date of receipt of donation: 28 June 2009
Date of acceptance of donation: 28 June 2009
Donor status: body founded by Royal Charter with charitable status
(Registered 7 July 2009)
6. Overseas visits
16-18 February 2009, to Sweden, with Ice Energy Heat Pumps Limited, to learn about ground source heat pumps. My flights, accommodation and other expenses were paid by ICE Energy. (Registered 12 March 2009)
22-26 March 2009, to Washington DC, to attend meeting of the Cities Alliance. My flights, accommodation and expenses were paid by the World Bank. (Registered 17 April 2009)
4-6 April 2009, to Nairobi, Kenya, for meeting of the Cities Alliance. My flights, accommodation and other expenses were paid by the World Bank. (Registered 5 May 2009)
Name of donor: World Bank
Address of donor: 1818H Street, NW, Washington DC 20433 USA
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £1,056.73
Destination of visit: Cairo/Alexandria, Egypt
Date of visit: 27-31 May 2009
Purpose of visit: meeting of the Cities Alliance
(Registered 2 July 2009)
Name of donor: African Humanitarian Action
Address of donor: PO Box 110, Code 1250, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £1,700
Destination of visit: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date of visit: 31 May-3 June 2009
Purpose of visit: meeting of African Humanitarian Action
(Registered 2 July 2009 )
Name of donor: World Bank
Address of donor: 1818H Street, NW, Washington DC 20433 USA
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £1,761.18
Destination of visit: Berlin, Germany
Date of visit: 13-14 July 2009
Purpose of visit: Meeting of the Cities Alliance.
(Registered 11 August 2009)
Name of donor: Palestinian Return Centre
Address of donor: 100H Crown house, London NW10 7PN
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £1145
Destination of visit: Gaza
Date of visit: 14-17 January 2010
Purpose of visit: delegation of parliamentarians and others to see the situation on the ground in Gaza
(Registered 25 February 2010)
Name of donor: World Bank
Address of donor: 1818H Street, Washington DC, 20433, USA
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £3428.12
Destination of visit: Mumbai, India
Date of visit: 18-22 January 2010
Purpose of visit: to attend a meeting of Cities Alliance
(Registered 25 February 2010)

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