Joan Walley

Stoke-on-Trent North Labour

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How Joan Walley voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails

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Joan Walley hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Health: Thalidomide 10 Apr 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer to the hon. Member for Birkenhead, of 5 March 2014, Official Report, column 886W, on thalidomide, if he will make representations to his German counterpart on compensation from Grünenthal to UK victims of thalidomide.
  • Written Answers — Transport: Motor Vehicles: Seized Articles 10 Apr 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many vehicles have been crushed as a result of Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency database errors since July 2013.
  • Written Answers — Transport: Motor Vehicles: Seized Articles 10 Apr 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will request the Driving Standards Agency and Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency to waive charges arising from car seizures as a result of database classification errors.

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Labour MP for Stoke-on-Trent North


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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Work and Pensions
  • Trade and Industry
  • Treasury
  • Timber
  • Departmental Relocation
  • Refurbishment Projects
  • Refurbishment
  • Departmental Contracts

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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 43 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 34 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 71.97% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 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.
  • 75 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Joan Walley’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 486 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for participating in opinion research panel.
£75 received 28 March 2013. Hours: 40 mins (Registered 5 April 2013)
£75 received on 24 May 2013. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 7 June 2013)
£75 received on 15 November 2013. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 21 November 2013)
£75 received on 15 January 2014. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 3 March 2014)
£75 received on 5 March 2014. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 14 March 2014)
Payment from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT:
£80 received 20 November 2013. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 29 November 2013)
11. Miscellaneous
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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