Mary Creagh

MP, Wakefield

Wakefield Labour

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How Mary Creagh voted
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  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
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Mary Creagh hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Rail Electrification Programme 23 Oct 2014

    In May when I asked the Secretary of State about problems with the electrification of the Great Western main line, he said that “there will always be problems”.—[ Official Report, 8 May 2014; Vol. 580, c. 264.] Will he confirm that the Great Western 1.1 billion electrification project is now a 1.6 billion electrification project, and will he say which...
  • Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Wi-Fi 21 Jul 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will publish a breakdown of the 90 million cost of train wifi by (a) funding source and (b) proposed spend by train operator.
  • Written Answers — Transport: British Transport Police Authority 17 Jul 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport when he expects to publish the Part 2 report of the Triennial Review of the British Transport Police Authority.

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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 Transport

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 14 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 106 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 during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 69.85% 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.
  • 127 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Mary Creagh’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 212 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 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.
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)
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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