Kerry McCarthy

MP, Bristol East

Bristol East Labour

A selection of Kerry McCarthy's votes

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  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Details
  • Voted strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Voted very strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details

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Kerry McCarthy never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Licensed Premises: Noise 1 Jul 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, with reference to the guidance set out in National Planning Policy Guidance, paragraph 006 ID 30-006-20141224, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of changes introduced in December 2014 to that guidance on the ability of long-standing entertainment venues to ensure that new developments in their vicinity...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Home Ownership 29 Jun 2015

    Figures from the Office for National Statistics show yet another significant rise in house prices in Bristol, with the biggest rise—some 12%—being in my constituency. Affordability is becoming an increasing problem for local people. People from outside Bristol might be able to afford to live there, but local people cannot afford to buy homes. What is the Minister doing about that?
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Fats 29 Jun 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what progress has been made on the voluntary reduction in trans-fats in food since 2012; and if he will bring forward proposals to ban trans-fats in the UK.

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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
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Sri Lanka
  • Burma
  • Colombia
  • Departments: Sign Language
  • China

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 96 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 124 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 78.38% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 432 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jun 2015.

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