Joan Walley

Former MP, Stoke-on-Trent North

Stoke-on-Trent North Labour

A selection of Joan Walley's votes

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  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
  • Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Details
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details

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Joan Walley hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Former Labour MP for Stoke-on-Trent North

Entered House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — 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

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Members' Expenses Committee (18 Jul 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, National Policy Statements Sub-Committee (21 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (19 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, Environmental Audit Committee (10 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, West Midlands Regional Select Committee (3 Mar 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Draft Marine Bill (Joint Committee) (8 May 2008 to 22 Jul 2008)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (6 Mar 2008 to 20 Oct 2010)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (12 Nov 1997 to 10 Jun 2010)
  • Member, Trade & Industry Committee (27 Nov 1995 to 22 Jun 1998)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Transport) (1 Jun 1990 to 1 Jun 1995)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (1 Jun 1988 to 1 Jun 1990)
  • Member, House of Commons (Services) Committee (17 Jun 1987 to 22 Oct 1991)
  • Member, House of Commons (Services): Computer Sub-Committee (17 Jun 1987 to 22 Oct 1991)
  • Member, House of Commons: Catering Sub-Committee (17 Jun 1987 to 22 Oct 1991)

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  • Has spoken in 38 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 50 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 70.06% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 7 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.
  • 76 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 516 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for participating in opinion research panel:
£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)
£75 received on 8 October 2014. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 23 October 2014)
£75 received on 19 February 2015. Hours: 40mins. (Registered 27 February 2015)
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)
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London, SE1 1FY, for participating in survey interviews:
£200 received on 27 January 2015. Hours: 90 mins. (Registered 2 February 2015)
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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