Mary Creagh

MP, Wakefield

Wakefield Labour

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. Show votes

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Mary Creagh occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • UK-EU Renegotiation 3 Feb 2016

    On 21 July 2005, two weeks after four suicide bombers had murdered 52 people on London’s transport network, Hussain Osman tried but failed to blow himself up on a Hammersmith and City tube line. He fled to Italy and was speedily extradited to face justice in this country—in a matter of weeks rather than the years that a bilateral extradition process would have taken. Can the...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Female Economic Empowerment: Poorest Countries 3 Feb 2016

    The Zika virus crossed the Pacific and went from French Polynesia to Brazil in May last year. Since then, 4,000 children have been born with microcephaly. What analysis has the Secretary of State made of the risks to the poorest women and girls in the world if the virus crosses the Atlantic from Brazil to sub-Saharan Africa? Will she promise to keep a very close eye on that and use all...
  • Zika Virus 2 Feb 2016

    It is predicted that 16,000 children will be affected by microcephaly this year in Latin America, so the world’s community is in a race against time with this horrible virus. Last week, the Chancellor announced funding of 500 million a year to the Ross Fund at Liverpool University to fight malaria. Compared with that, the announcement of 400,000 for Glasgow, which the...

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Labour MP for Wakefield

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Expenses

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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
  • Flood Control
  • Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease 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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  • Has spoken in 40 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 110 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 54.55% 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.
  • 119 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Mary Creagh’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 255 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments received from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA:
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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