Kerry McCarthy’s voting in Parliament
Kerry McCarthy is a Labour MP, and so 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 more EU integration Show votes
Almost always voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
Almost always voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
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Kerry McCarthy never rebelled against their party in this parliament
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what his Department's human rights priorities are for the current Parliament.
On a more general point, the Minister says that representations are being made behind the scenes and that that is the best way to influence the Saudi regime. Can he point to instances in which he feels that British influence has actually made a difference to the Saudis’ record on human rights? What changes has he seen as a result of our representations?
It is, as ever, a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Chope. I congratulate the hon. Member for Glasgow South (Stewart McDonald) on securing the debate. Understandably, he focused on the case of Raif Badawi, as did his Scottish National party colleague, the hon. Member for Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East (Stuart C. McDonald). Sometimes a case assumes totemic status in...
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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
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (7 Oct 2011 to 30 Mar 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 95 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 133 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 73.58% 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.
- 164 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Kerry McCarthy’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 437 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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