What steps he is taking to increase the security of older people in Northern Ireland.
While I welcome the new "Safer Ageing" strategy, is it not the case that the recent spate of burglaries and attacks on older people in Northern Ireland has had a devastating impact on the individuals affected, and will it not in turn have created a deeper fear of crime across the older population? What practical measures are there in the new plan to reduce that corrosive level of fear?
I am listening very carefully to what the Minister has to say. Does he agree that the bigger polyclinics that are envisaged-where a patient may go and, in a sense, be allocated at random a doctor from a very large panel-will make it very difficult indeed to build a relationship of the type that has been the foundation of our health service since 1948, which is that between a patient and a...
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Former Labour MP for North West Leicestershire
Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Left Parliament on 26 December 2009 — Died
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Topics of interest
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Work and Pensions
- Home Department
- Departmental Official Hospitality
- Mental Health
- Smuggling: Tobacco
- Health Services: Regulation
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 29 Dec 2009)
- Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 29 Dec 2009)
- Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Future MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
- Chairman, Equality Bill Committee (1 out of 20)
- Chairman, Saving Gateway Accounts Bill Committee (4 out of 5)
- Chairman, Local Transport Bill Committee (4 out of 10)
- Chairman, Pensions Bill Committee (6 out of 12)
- Chairman, Financial Mutuals Arrangements Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Chairman, Child Maintenance and Other Payments Bill Committee (4 out of 11)
- Chairman, Consumer Credit Bill Committee (2 out of 4)
- Chairman, Northern Ireland (Offences) Bill Committee (2 out of 6)
- Chairman, Regulation of Financial Services (Land Transactions) Bill Committee (0 out of 1)
- Chairman, National Insurance Contributions Bill Committee (1 out of 4)
- Chairman, Terrorism (Northern Ireland) Bill Committee (0 out of 1)
- Chairman, Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill Committee (1 out of 2)
- Chairman, Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Bill Committee (3 out of 10)
- Chairman, Gender Recognition Bill Committee (3 out of 6)
- Chairman, Promotion of Volunteering Bill Committee (1 out of 4)
- Chairman, Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Bill Committee (4 out of 13)
- Chairman, European Parliament (Representation) Bill Committee (1 out of 6)
- National Lottery (Funding of Endowments) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Bill Committee (5 out of 5)
- Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Bill Committee (6 out of 7)
- Finance Bill Committee (5 out of 7)
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- Has spoken in 231 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 164 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 87.69% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 33 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 44 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 758 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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