Kerry McCarthy

Former MP, Bristol East

Bristol East Labour

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  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Details
  • Voted strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details
  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Details
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
  • Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Details
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details

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Kerry McCarthy hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Former Labour MP for Bristol East

Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — 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)

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  • Has spoken in 105 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 149 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 78.61% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above 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.
  • 162 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 417 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

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 15 April 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: The Taipei Representative Office in the UK (TRO)
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 11 August 2014)
Name of donor: Christian Aid
Address of donor: Christian Aid, 35 Lower Marsh, London SE1 7RL
Amount of donation (or estimate of probable value) : travel, accommodation, meals etc with a total value of £1,011.18
Destination of visit: El Salvador
Date of visit: 6-11 September 2014
Purpose of visit: To visit communities in El Salvador directly affected by climate change, to meet Parliamentarians, officials and a Government Minister working on the issue, and to meet other Christian Aid partner organisations.
(Registered 17 September 2014)
8. Land and Property
Part-share of house in Luton.

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