Mary Creagh

Former MP, Wakefield

Wakefield Labour

A selection of Mary Creagh's votes

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  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Details
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Details
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Details

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Mary Creagh hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for International Development: West Africa: Ebola 26 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much of the UK's funding for Ebola has been spent (a) for each purpose, (b) in each location and (c) on each recipient.
  • Petitions: Changes to Budgets for GPs 25 Mar 2015

    I should like to present a petition on behalf of my constituents about the Government’s proposed changes to GP budgets in Wakefield. It is supported by many of our local GPs, local councillors such as Councillor Rory Bickerton, and Ryan Case, who is a local resident. The petition states: The Petition of residents of the Wakefield constituency, Declares that the Petitioners are concerned...
  • Written Answers — Department for International Development: Procurement 25 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what the value is of contracts her Department holds with (a) Adam Smith International, (b) PwC and (c) KPMG.

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Former Labour MP for Wakefield

Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — 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

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for International Development (5 Nov 2014 to 30 Mar 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)

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  • Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 168 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 69.09% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 235 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments received from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA:
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)
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 3 March 2015)
Payments received from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London, SE1 1FY, for surveys.
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)
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)

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