Mary Creagh

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 disabilityDetails
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails

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Mary Creagh hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Transport: Parking: Fines 10 Apr 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many foreign-registered cars received a parking penalty charge in each year since 2010; how many parking penalty charges for foreign-registered vehicles went unpaid in each year; and what the value was of these unpaid parking charges.
  • Written Answers — Transport: Schools: Cycling 10 Apr 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport pursuant to the answer of 31 March 2014, Official Report, column 411W, on transport: schools, how many (a) schools and (b) pupils took part in Bikeability cycle training in each year since 2005.
  • Written Answers — Home Department: Asylum: Children 10 Apr 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) how many unaccompanied asylum-seeking children were placed in local authority care in each of the last 10 years; (2) how many unaccompanied asylum-seeking children there were in the UK in each of the last 10 years.

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Labour MP for Wakefield

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Topics of interest

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

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 162 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 69.92% 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.
  • 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") 204 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments received from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA:
16 May 2013, received £75, donated to Wakefield CLP. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 21 May 2013)
7 June 2013, received £100, donated to Wakefield CLP. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 12 June 2013)
29 August 2013, received £75, donated to Wakefield CLP. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 9 September 2013)
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)
Payments received from Ipsos MORI,79-81 Borough Road, London, SE1 1FY, for surveys.
25 September 2013, received £200. Fee donated to Wakefield CLP. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 9 October 2013)
8 January 2014, received £200. Fee donated to Wakefield CLP. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 29 January 2014)

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