Joan Walley

MP, Stoke-on-Trent North

Stoke-on-Trent North Labour

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How Joan Walley voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
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Joan Walley hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Bill Presented — Recall of MPs Bill: Backbench Business — Energy-intensive Industries 11 Sep 2014

    I congratulate my hon. Friend on securing this debate. Does he agree that the huge energy security and energy affordability issues that we face place our manufacturing industries right at the cutting edge of how this debate is to be taken forward, but we must also not lose sight of the need in the long term to decarbonise, and in doing that we will be making our manufacturing industries more...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Topical Questions 11 Sep 2014

    From his talks with north Staffordshire MPs the Secretary of State knows the importance of the proposed European directive on origin marking. People need to be able to find out exactly where a plate has come from by turning it over, and the directive will be of great importance to the competitiveness of the ceramics sector and to public health standards. The next meeting of the working party...
  • Written Answers — Health: Hearing Aids 9 Sep 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the policy of the NHS is on providing hearing aids for adults with mild to moderate hearing loss.

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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

  • Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Work and Pensions
  • Trade and Industry
  • Treasury
  • Timber
  • Departmental Relocation
  • Refurbishment Projects
  • Refurbishment
  • 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 45 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 41 written questions in the last year — above 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 70.90% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 5 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") 497 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 26 Aug 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for participating in opinion research panel:
£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)
£75 received on 29 April 2014. Hours 40mins. (Registered 9 May 2014)
£75 received on 6 June 2014. Hours 40mins. (Registered 12 June 2014)
£75 received on 1 August 2014. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 8 August 2014)
Payment from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT:
£80 received 20 November 2013. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 29 November 2013)
Payment from Populus Ltd, 10 Northborough Street, London EC1V 0AT, for participating in opinion research panel:
£75 received on 21 July 2014. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 8 August 2014)
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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