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 very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
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Joan Walley hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 29 Oct 2014

    May I tell the Prime Minister that sadly my constituent better known as Boomer, Port Vale football club’s beloved mascot, had a stroke last week? He was discharged home only to be told that he could face an eight-week wait for urgent speech and language therapy. Can the Prime Minister set out how the Government will ensure that there are community stroke specialists and speech and...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Medical Examinations 29 Oct 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what payments were made in (a) 2012-13 and (b) 2013-14 in compensation for delays to claimants arising from the Atos assessment process (a) nationwide and (b) in the Stoke-on-Trent area; what steps he is taking to ensure that no further such delays are incurred; and if he will make a statement.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration 28 Oct 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent representations she has received on lowering the minimum income threshold limit required by those wishing to bring family members to the UK.

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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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 43 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 40 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 70.94% 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.

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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