Kitty Ussher

Former MP, Burnley

Burnley Labour

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How Kitty Ussher voted
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  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
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Kitty Ussher occasionally rebelled against their party in their last parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Health: Burnley Hospital 8 Apr 2010

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much his Department has spent on providing building and services at Burnley General Hospital in (a) capital and (b) revenue terms in each of the last 10 years; and how much is projected to be spent in each such category in each of the next five years.
  • Written Answers — Treasury: Tax Allowances: Housing 8 Apr 2010

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the answer of 18 March 2010, Official Report, column 195W, on tax allowances: housing, if he will estimate the number of (a) UK taxpayers and (b) hon. Members who varied the nomination of a main residence in order to obtain private residence relief from capital gains tax in each of the last 10 years.
  • Written Answers — Treasury: Tax Allowances: Housing 23 Mar 2010

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what recent estimate he has made of the number of (a) UK taxpayers and (b) hon. Members who varied the nomination of a main residence in order to obtain private residence relief from capital gains tax in each of the last 10 years.

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Former Labour MP for Burnley

Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election


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Topics of interest

  • Trade and Industry
  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Small Business Research Initiative
  • Pakistan: Entry Clearances
  • Clinical Services Review (East Lancashire)
  • Postal Voting
  • Lebanon

Other offices held in the past

  • Parliamentary Secretary, HM Treasury (10 Jun 2009 to 18 Jun 2009)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Work and Pensions (6 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
  • Economic Secretary, HM Treasury (28 Jun 2007 to 6 Oct 2008)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Margaret Hodge MBE, Minister of State), Department of Trade and Industry (20 Nov 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 16 Jan 2007)

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  • Has spoken in 6 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 9 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 62.89% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 7 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.
  • 52 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 113 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payment of £300 received from the Evening Standard, 2 Derry Street, London, W8 5TT, for an article. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 17 July 2009)

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