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Labour MP for Wakefield
- Entered Parliament on 5 May 2005 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Mary Creagh voted on key issues:
- Voted very strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration. votes
- Voted moderately for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted moderately for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted moderately for a transparent Parliament. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Environment Food and Rural Affairs, Health, Home Department, Communities and Local Government, Work and Pensions
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Horses: Slaughterhouses, Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease Control, Flood Control, Horsemeat, Bovine tuberculosis
(based on written questions asked by Mary Creagh and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill Committee (11 out of 18)
- Holocaust (Stolen Art) Restitution Bill Committee (0 out of 1)
- Health Bill Committee (8 out of 9)
- Employment Bill Committee (4 out of 4)
- Pensions Bill Committee (11 out of 12)
- Vehicle Registration Marks Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Terrorism (Northern Ireland) Bill Committee (0 out of 1)
- Education and Inspections Bill Committee (21 out of 21)
- Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Bill Committee (4 out of 5)
- Point of Order (5 Dec 2013)
“On a point of order, Mr Speaker. I wonder whether you have had any indication from the Prime Minister, the Chancellor, the Transport Secretary or the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on whether they will be able to come to this House to update us on the Government’s plans for dealing with the severe weather being experienced by Scotland, Wales and the north of...”
- Written Answers — Home Department: Vetting (3 Dec 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) what the average wait is for a DBS check (a) in each region, (b) in each police force area and (c) nationally; and how many and what proportion of applicants waited more than (i) two months and (ii) three months for a DBS or CRB check in the last five years; (2) what the average waiting time is for taxi drivers to receive Disclosure...”
- Written Answers — Transport: Biofuels (22 Nov 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what recent discussions he has had with his EU counterparts on (a) the draft EU legislation on biofuels, (b) the cap on the contribution of food-based biofuels towards the 10 per cent target of renewable energy in transport by 2020, (c) multiple counting for advanced biofuels and (d) emissions resulting from indirect land-use change.”
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- Has spoken in 19 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 164 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 70.16% 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") 199 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 25 Nov 2013. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05||2003/04||2002/03||2001/02|
|Staying away from main home||£21,955 (203rd)||£23,083 (joint 1st with 142 others)||£22,110 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£21,634|
|Office running costs||£18,313 (296th)||£14,452 (479th)||£23,416 (141st)||£27,533|
|Staffing costs||£98,596 (213th)||£82,651 (478th)||£80,028 (443rd)||£60,997|
|Communications Allowance||£10,752 (143rd)||£9,161 (268th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£7,074 (330th)1||£5,160 (455th)2||£8,973 (273rd)||£9,387|
|Members' Staff Travel||£1,114 (71st)||£310 (276th)||£861 (149th)||£534|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£1,489 (76th)||£1,741 (74th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£677 (29th)||£403 (47th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£6,770 (69th)||£1,016 (joint 216th with 1 other)||£850 (joint 339th with 1 other)||£1,593|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£3,529 (172nd)||£1,691 (461st)||£4,961||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,138 (joint 434th with 5 others)||£1,346 (30th)||£1,082|
|Total||£166,739 (102nd)||£142,644 (384th)||£139,275 (296th)||£127,721|