Mary Creagh

MP, Wakefield

Wakefield Labour

Mary Creagh’s voting in Parliament

Mary Creagh is a Labour MP, and so 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. Show votes

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Mary Creagh never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Topical Questions 24 Nov 2015

    The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights estimates that Russian air strikes have killed 400 civilians, 97 of whom were children. When the Foreign Secretary meets Foreign Minister Lavrov in a couple of weeks will he urge him to refocus those air strikes away from the opposition armies that are fighting Assad’s reign of terror towards the terrorists who brought down that Russian airliner?
  • Isil 23 Nov 2015

    People on both sides of the House will welcome the UN Security Council resolution passed on Friday night calling on member states to take all necessary measures against ISIL/Daesh, but will the Defence Secretary reassure Members on both sides of the House that, along with any proposed military action in Syria, there is also a parallel plan to secure peace, end Assad’s reign of terror...

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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
  • Transport
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Overseas Aid
  • Public Expenditure
  • Horses: Slaughterhouses
  • Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease Control
  • Flood Control

Currently held offices

  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (since 26 Oct 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 (Andy Burnham, Minister of State), Department of Health (20 Nov 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Lord Warner, Minister of State), Department of Health (20 Nov 2006 to 1 Feb 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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More about this

  • Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 213 written questions in the last year — well above 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 46.97% 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.
  • 125 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Mary Creagh’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 247 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Nov 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments received from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA:
20 November 2014, received £75 for survey, donated to Wakefield CLP. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 27 November 2014)
12 February 2015, received £75 for survey, donated to Wakefield CLP. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 03 March 2015)
17 November 2014, received payment of £100 from Blue Rubicon Plc, 6th Floor, 6 More London Place, London, SE1 2DA, for participation in survey on behalf of Virgin Trains. Hours: 1 hr. Fee donated to local charity. (Registered 16 December 2014)
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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