Pat McFadden’s voting in Parliament
Pat McFadden is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Pat McFadden’s votes.
Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
Generally voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
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Pat McFadden has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
The first duty of a Government or any political leader is to protect their citizens. The global list of atrocities that the Home Secretary cited shows that this is a worldwide jihadist ideology, the fight against which we cannot opt out of in the hope that if we leave them alone, they will leave us alone. I implore her to make this battle not just one of critical public safety, but also about...
For six years now, we have had Budgets made on the basis of targets and rules announced by the Chancellor, which have then informed the Government’s spending choices. Each time, the Chancellor has set out his targets as an iron necessity, suggesting that any deviation from them meant that those guilty of the deviation could not be trusted with the public finances, yet time after time,...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Have there been any discussions between you and the Government about a possible statement on the terrible events unfolding in Brussels? Of course, we do not yet know the final facts, but a number of innocent people have been killed. We do not yet know whether there are any British victims, but there will be many families anxious to find news of relatives. I am...
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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
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (20 Oct 2014 to 5 Jan 2016)
- 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
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- Has spoken in 40 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Pat McFadden’s speeches
- Has received answers to 2 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 67.70% 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") 542 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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