Mary Creagh

MP, Wakefield

Wakefield Labour

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How Mary Creagh voted
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  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
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Mary Creagh hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Opposition Day — [9th Allotted Day]: Local Bus Services 5 Nov 2014

    I beg to move, That this House recognises that buses are an important tool to promote economic growth; regrets that, outside London, bus use is in decline; notes that since 2010 1,300 bus routes have been lost; further notes that since 2010 bus fares have risen five times faster than wages; further regrets that deregulation of the bus industry removed the ability of local authorities to...
  • Opposition Day — [9th Allotted Day]: Local Bus Services 5 Nov 2014

    I am glad the hon. Gentleman raised that point because that is the only year in which numbers of bus journeys outside London have increased since 1986. If he looks at bus statistics for the past 28 years, he will see that there is a one-year blip—that year is the exception that proves the rule, which is that outside London bus services are in long-term decline.
  • Opposition Day — [9th Allotted Day]: Local Bus Services 5 Nov 2014

    I want to make some progress; the hon. Gentleman has made his point. We want more people to use buses, because when they do they are able to participate fully in economic, cultural, and social life.

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Labour MP for Wakefield

Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Transport
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Horses: Slaughterhouses
  • Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease Control
  • Flood Control
  • Horsemeat
  • Bovine tuberculosis

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Secretary of State for International Development

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)
  • Assistant Whip (funded by HM Treasury) (10 Jun 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Yorkshire and the Humber Regional Select Committee (4 Mar 2009 to 30 Oct 2009)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Andy Burnham, Secretary of State), Department for Culture, Media & Sport (29 Jan 2008 to unknown)
  • 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 & Services Committee (27 Mar 2007 to 11 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) (14 Jul 2005 to 23 Jan 2007)

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  • Has spoken in 14 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 105 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 WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 68.98% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 30 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 221 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Nov 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments received from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA:
22 November 2013, received £75, donated to Wakefield CLP. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 12 December 2013)
5 March 2014, received £75, donated to Wakefield CLP. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 5 March 2014)
29 July 2014, received £75 for May-June 2014 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 1 hr. Payment donated to local charity. (Registered 31 July 2014)
29 September 2014, received £75 for survey, donated to Wakefield CLP. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 3 October 2014)
Payments received from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London, SE1 1FY, for surveys.
8 January 2014, received £200. Fee donated to Wakefield CLP. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 29 January 2014)
16 September 2014, received £200. Fee donated to Wakefield CLP. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 30 September 2014)
4 June 2014, received payment of £80 from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London, EC1Y 8RT, for online survey. Fee donated to local charity. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 11 June 2014)
June 2014, received payment of £150 from BBC R4, Broadcasting House, 3 Tyndalls Park Road, Bristol BS8 2LR for appearance on BBC Any Questions on 2 May 2014. Fee donated to local organisation. Hours: 1 hour. (Registered 11 June 2014)

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