Hilary Benn

MP, Leeds Central

Leeds Central Labour

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How Hilary Benn voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails

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Hilary Benn hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Labour MP for Leeds Central

Entered House of Commons on 10 June 1999 — Byelection

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Topics of interest

  • Communities and Local Government
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Work and Pensions
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Housing: Construction
  • Written Questions: Government Responses
  • Empty Property
  • Local Government Finance
  • Planning Permission

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (26 Jan 2011 to 7 Dec 2011)
  • Shadow Leader of the House of Commons (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Secretary of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (28 Jun 2007 to 11 May 2010)
  • Secretary of State, Department for International Development (5 Oct 2003 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Minister of State, Department for International Development (13 May 2003 to 5 Oct 2003)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Home Office (29 May 2002 to 13 May 2003)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for International Development (11 Jun 2001 to 29 May 2002)

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  • Has spoken in 15 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 190 written questions in the last year — well above 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 78.87% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 31 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 1021 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Unite the Union
(a) Address of donor: Unite House, 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TN
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
(a) Donor status: trade union
(a) (Registered 16 April 2014)
8. Land and Property
Part-owner of small nature reserve in Essex.

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