A selection of Mark Hendrick's votes
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Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
Voted moderately against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details
Voted moderately against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
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To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many members of the armed forces have been made redundant in (a) Preston, (b) Lancashire and (c) the North West in (i) 2010, (ii) 2011, (iii) 2012, (iv) 2013 and (v) 2014.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in Preston constituency applied for hardship payments in 2014; and how many of those applications were successful.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what estimate he has made of how many jobs his Department (a) directly and (b) indirectly supports through its supply chain in (i) the North West, (ii) Lancashire and (iii) Preston.
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Labour/Co-operative MP for Preston
Entered House of Commons on 23 November 2000 — Byelection
Party was Labour until 14 May 2001; Labour/Co-operative until 11 Apr 2005; Labour until 30 Mar 2015
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Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Home Department
- Communities and Local Government
- Social Security Benefits: Preston
- Food Banks
- Courts: Lancashire
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (18 Jun 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Opposition Assistant Whip (Commons) (8 Oct 2010 to 18 Mar 2013)
- Member, International Development Committee (19 Jan 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- PPS (Rt Hon Jack Straw, Lord Chancellor & Secretary of State), Ministry of Justice (30 Dec 2008 to 16 Jan 2009)
- PPS (Rt Hon Jack Straw, Lord Chancellor), Ministry of Justice (28 Jun 2007 to 27 Nov 2008)
- PPS (Rt Hon Margaret Beckett, Secretary of State), Foreign & Commonwealth Office (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon Margaret Beckett, Secretary of State), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (10 Nov 2005 to 8 May 2006)
- PPS (Rt Hon Margaret Beckett, Secretary of State), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (13 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, European Scrutiny Committee (25 Jan 2001 to 14 Jun 2004)
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- Has spoken in 10 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 201 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.
- People have made 6 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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") 195 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: The Taipei Representative Office in the UK
Address of donor: 50 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0EB
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): the approximate amount includes accommodation £600, food £300 and return flights £2,400; total £3,300
Destination of visit: Taiwan
Date of visit: 26 July-2 August 2014
Purpose of visit: As part of the British-Taiwanese APPG
, to promote the understanding of Taiwan and strengthen UK-Taiwan relations.
(Registered 1 September 2014)
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