Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament
How Joan Walley voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted very strongly against reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted very strongly for the hunting banDetails
- Voted strongly for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted very strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted moderately against introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted strongly for introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted very strongly for restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted strongly for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted very strongly for a smoking banDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted strongly against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
I have listened carefully to the Minister’s response to the various contributions that have been made throughout the debate since 1.15 pm. I hope that he will respond to the points that I made about the current situation in Mid Staffordshire and north Staffordshire before he goes on to the generalities of the Francis report. Does he accept that it was a bombshell when we heard last...
I say to the Minister and the Secretary of State that the use of the phrase “in due course” causes great concern. The new arrangements need to be in place in September 2014. Any delay to the acceptance in full of the recommendations in the TSA report will cause great uncertainty. The Government need to show that they are doing what the Francis report recommended and leading by...
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Labour MP for Stoke-on-Trent North
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Topics of interest
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Work and Pensions
- Trade and Industry
- Departmental Relocation
- Refurbishment Projects
- 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)
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- Has spoken in 42 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 25 written questions in the last year — 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 71.92% 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.
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- 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: 24 Feb 2014.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for participating in opinion research panel.
£75 received 26 February 2013. Hours: 40 mins (Registered 1 March 2013)
£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)
Payment from Populus, 10 Northburgh Street, London EC1V OAT for participating in opinion research panel:
£75 received on 17 December 2012. Hours: 40mins. (Registered 25 January 2013)
Payment from YouGov
, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT:
£80 received 20 November 2013. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 29 November 2013)
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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