Mark Durkan

Foyle Social Democratic and Labour Party

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How Mark Durkan voted
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  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted moderately against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted very strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition feesDetails

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Mark Durkan never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Development Framework (Health) 9 Apr 2014

    Further to that answer, will the Secretary of State confirm that the Government will commit to the opportunity identified by the “Malaria No More” campaign to halve malaria deaths again—they have already been halved since 2000—by 2020, and back the proposals to accelerate the reduction in the death rate to zero beyond 2020?
  • Written Answers — Health: Skin Cancer 7 Apr 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of the take up of innovative treatments for advanced melanoma over the last 10 years.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Dealing with the Past 2 Apr 2014

    Beyond her exhortations to the parties, has the Secretary of State actually scoped what legislative measures would be required from her in respect of the Haass proposals on the past? In addition, what authorisations and directions would be needed from ministerial colleagues in Whitehall?

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Social Democratic and Labour Party MP for Foyle, Former Social Democratic and Labour Party MLA for Foyle

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Topics of interest

  • Northern Ireland
  • Home Department
  • International Development
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Treasury
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Pensioners
  • Civil Service
  • Housing
  • Interuterine Insemination

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Treasury) (1 Jun 2010 to 30 Jun 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 84 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 10 written questions in the last year — below 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 65.33% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below 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.
  • 73 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Mark Durkan’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 478 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA, for taking part in opinion surveys:
3 June 2013, payment of £75 for survey in April 2013. Hours: 25 mins. Payment donated direct to charity. (Registered 5 June 2013)
10 September 2013, payment of £75 for survey in June 2013. Hours: 25 mins. Payment donated direct to charity. (Registered 11 September 2013)
Payment of £75 for a survey in February-March 2013. Hours: 25 mins. Payment donated direct to charity. (Registered 19 December 2013)
Payment of £75 for a survey in November 2013. Hours: 25 mins. Payment donated direct to charity. (Registered 19 December 2013)
16 January 2014, payment of £75 for a survey in October 2013. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated direct to charity. (Registered 23 January 2014)
22 January 2014, payment of £75 for a survey in November 2013. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated direct to charity. (Registered 23 January 2014)
18 March 2014, payment of £75 for a survey in January 2014. Hours: 60 mins. Payment donated direct to charity. (Registered 18 March 2014)
Payment from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for taking part in opinion survey:
6 September 2013, payment of £200 for survey in August 2013. Hours: 45 mins. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 11 September 2013)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone St, London EC1Y 8RT, for opinion surveys:
Payment of £80 on 22 November 2013. Hours: 25 mins. Payment donated directly to charity. (Registered 28 November 2013)
Payment of £80. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated directly to charity. (Registered 10 January 2014)

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