Pat McFadden’s voting in Parliament
Pat McFadden is a Labour MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Pat McFadden’s votes.
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
Generally voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
Almost always voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
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Pat McFadden occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament
I will just say that if the hon. Gentleman takes a sense of pride from the demonstration that took place in Glasgow, he is entitled to his view, but that is certainly not something I would feel. I do not think it was the finest moment in that referendum campaign. On the date of the referendum, we have said all along that it should not be held when other important elections are taking place....
This is a very broad debate, covering a number of issues. I want to set out our views on the amendments that we have tabled. Amendment 17 and associated amendments 18 and 19 deal with the ability of 16 and 17-year-olds to vote in the referendum. I do not propose to go over all the territory covered in Committee about 16 and 17-year-olds having the vote, but I want to make one or two specific...
The argument has the benefit of not only principle, but recent experience. While I do not share the view of every member of the Scottish National party about all the virtues of last year’s referendum, extending the vote to 16 and 17-year-olds worked well. No one on either side of the debate in that referendum would argue that 16 and 17-year-olds did not understand the issues, engage in...
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Labour MP for Wolverhampton South East
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office
- Home Department
- Departmental Public Expenditure
- Sickle Cell Diseases
- European Union
- Defence Training Review
- Community Support Officers
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (since 20 Oct 2014)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards (Joint Committee) (16 Jul 2012 to 12 Jun 2013)
- Member, Treasury Committee (14 Nov 2011 to 24 Nov 2014)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
- Minister of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Minister of State (Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform) (Employment Relations and Postal Affairs) (2 Jul 2007 to 5 Jun 2009)
- Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee (1 Jun 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Parliamentary Secretary (Cabinet Office) (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 25 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 13 written questions in the last year — 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 69.86% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 22 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 520 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 28 Sep 2015.
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Dr Kartar Lalvani OBE
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
Date received: 30 April 2015
Date accepted: 6 May 2015
Donor status: individual
(Registered 08 June 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in Wolverhampton: (i) and (ii) from which I receive rental income. (Registered 29 August 2012)
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