Mary Creagh’s voting in Parliament
Mary Creagh is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
However, Mary Creagh sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
Mary Creagh generally voted for a transparent Parliament, while most Labour MPs generally voted against.
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Citizens Advice estimates that 7,300 households in Wakefield are paying more than £400 a year more for their gas and electricity than they should be paying because they are stuck on prepayment meters. Last month, the Competition and Markets Authority recommended a price cap to protect my constituents from this indefensible overcharging. This week, we hear that the chief executive of the...
Parents throughout the country value the BBC’s children’s channels, CBeebies and CBBC, because they are free from adverts for low-cost loans from Wonga and expensive toys. Like the NHS, the BBC is a world-class institution and the envy of other nations. If it is not broken, the Secretary of State must not fix it.
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prisoners from HMP New Hall attended accident and emergency departments as a consequence of the use of psychoactive substances in each of the last five years.
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Labour MP for Wakefield
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Department for International Development
- Home Department
- Overseas Aid
- Public Expenditure
- Horses: Slaughterhouses
- Flood Control
- Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease Control
Currently held offices
- Chair, Environmental Audit Committee (since 10 Feb 2016)
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 10 Feb 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 10 Feb 2016)
- Shadow Secretary of State for International Development (5 Nov 2014 to 14 Sep 2015)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Transport (7 Oct 2013 to 5 Nov 2014)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2013)
- Opposition Assistant Whip (Commons) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
- Shadow Minister (Health) (1 Mar 2010 to 31 Oct 2010)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (10 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Yorkshire and the Humber Regional Select Committee (3 Mar 2009 to 29 Oct 2009)
- PPS (Rt Hon Andy Burnham, Secretary of State), Department for Culture, Media & Sport (29 Jan 2008 to 16 Jan 2009)
- PPS (Rt Hon Andy Burnham, Chief Secretary), HM Treasury (16 Jul 2007 to 29 Jan 2008)
- PPS (Andy Burnham, Chief Secretary), HM Treasury (28 Jun 2007 to 16 Jul 2007)
- Member, Finance and Services Committee (26 Mar 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- PPS (Lord Hunt of King's Heath OBE, Minister of State), Department of Health (14 Mar 2007 to 28 Jun 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon Lord Warner, Minister of State), Department of Health (20 Nov 2006 to 1 Feb 2007)
- PPS (Andy Burnham, Minister of State), Department of Health (20 Nov 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (12 Jul 2005 to 22 Jan 2007)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 46 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Mary Creagh’s speeches
- Has received answers to 81 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 50.92% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 31 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 118 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Mary Creagh’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 262 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 16 May 2016.
1. Employment and earnings
2 February 2016
, payment of £200 from Ipsos MORI
, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing a survey. Hours: 1 hr. Fee donated to Yorkshire and Humber Labour Party. (Registered 04 February 2016)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP
but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: David Taylor
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
Donor status: individual
(Registered 26 May 2015
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