How Joan Walley voted since 2001
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Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Source
Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VAT Source
Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
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Joan Walley hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
I am interested to know who is on the expert group. Will the Minister elaborate on that?
I intend to make only a very brief contribution to the debate on the report by the Science and Technology Committee, “Communicating climate science”, but I did feel that it was important to come along, listen and give some perspective from the point of view of the Select Committee on Environmental Audit. As hon. Members on both sides will know, that is a cross-cutting...
It certainly was remarkable, because when I listened to my two hon. Friends, I did not get the sense that I was hearing about the same report. In fact, I looked at their body language to see whether there was any difference from what was said in the report, and I did not see that either. Climate change is the most important issue that we face locally, nationally and internationally, so it is...
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Labour MP for Stoke-on-Trent North
Entered House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Work and Pensions
- Trade and Industry
- Departmental Relocation
- Refurbishment Projects
- Departmental Contracts
Currently held offices
- Member, Members' Expenses Committee
- Member, National Policy Statements Sub-Committee
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, West Midlands Regional Select Committee (4 Mar 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Draft Marine Bill (Joint Committee) (20 May 2008 to 27 Nov 2008)
- Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (6 Mar 2008 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
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- Has spoken in 42 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 37 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 70.95% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 6 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 501 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.
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£75 received on 21 July 2014. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 8 August 2014)
A researcher in my office provides part-time support to the All-Party Parliamentary Lighting Group of which I am Joint Chair, for which he is paid by the Lighting Industry Federation. (Updated 13 January 2012)
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