Kerry McCarthy’s voting in Parliament
Kerry McCarthy is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Kerry McCarthy’s votes.
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
Consistently voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
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Kerry McCarthy hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
Food Waste (Reduction) Bill - 2nd reading – Kerry McCarthy.
One less well-publicised deal the UK has been negotiating with our European partners recently is the circular economy package, which could not only bring about significant environmental benefits, but create jobs and growth. The Government, however, do not seem to have a strategy for achieving the ambitious waste targets set out there or for unlocking the economic opportunities that would come...
I thank the Minister for that response —I hope the Secretary of State can reply to the next question. The Ellen MacArthur Foundation says that the huge growth in plastics production means that by 2050 there could be more waste plastic in the sea than fish. Just 5% of plastics are recycled, 40% end up in landfill and a third end up polluting our ecosystems. What is the Secretary of State...
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Labour MP for Bristol East
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Work and Pensions
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Home Department
- Sri Lanka
- Departments: Sign Language
Currently held offices
- Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (since 14 Sep 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (7 Oct 2011 to 14 Sep 2015)
- Shadow Minister (Treasury) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
- Opposition Assistant Whip (Commons) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
- Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (6 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (10 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, South West Regional Select Committee (3 Mar 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- PPS (Rt Hon Douglas Alexander, Secretary of State), Department for International Development (28 Jun 2007 to 16 Jan 2009)
- PPS (Rt Hon Rosie Winterton, Minister of State), Department of Health (11 Jun 2007 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Member, Treasury Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 4 Jun 2007)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 41 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 111 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 75.94% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 47 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above 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.
- 166 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Kerry McCarthy’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 460 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.
2. (a) Support linked to an MP
but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Musicians' Union
Address of donor: 60-62 Clapham Road, London SW9 0JJ.
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
Donor status: trade union
(Registered 12 May 2015
Name of donor: Dept. of Foreign Affairs
and Trade of the Government of Ireland
Address of donor: 79-80 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin 2, Republic of Ireland
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel and accommodation; approx. value £389
Destination of visit: Dublin
Date of visit: 2 – 4 September 2015
Purpose of visit: diaspora event for parliamentarians with Irish ancestry with the purpose of increasing and cementing links between countries.
(Registered 20 October 2015
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Part-share of house in Luton: (i)
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