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Labour MP for Wolverhampton South East
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- Entered Parliament on 5 May 2005 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Pat McFadden voted on key issues:
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted strongly against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. 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 very strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted very strongly for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted moderately for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted moderately for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Select Committee membership
- Member, Treasury Committee (since 14 Nov 2011)
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Work and Pensions, Defence, Home Department, Health, Business, Innovation and Skills
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Departmental Public Expenditure, Defence Training Review, Community Support Officers, Defence Training, Departmental Senior Civil Servants
(based on written questions asked by Pat McFadden and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Immigration Bill Committee (10 out of 11)
- Temporary and Agency Workers (Equal Treatment) Bill Committee (3 out of 3)
- Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Bill Committee (4 out of 4)
- Employment Bill Committee (4 out of 4)
- Finance Bill Committee (8 out of 8)
- London Olympics Bill Committee (4 out of 4)
- Road Safety Bill Committee (9 out of 9)
- Written Answers — Treasury: Lloyds Banking Group and Co-operative Bank (12 Dec 2013)
“To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many meetings took place between Ministers in his Department and representatives of (a) the Co-operative Bank and (b) Lloyds Bank on Project Verde; what the date was of each such meeting; and which Minister attended each such meeting.”
- Subsequent stages: regulation of payment systems (11 Dec 2013)
“Following on from the previous question, surely the Minister agrees that we can do better than offer people a choice between having their legs broken and interest rates of several thousand per cent. Government Ministers accepted that logic in their recent announcement about an interest rate cap. Surely it is possible to bring in a system that gives some measure of protection to the consumer...”
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- Has spoken in 34 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 4 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 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 73.30% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
- 55 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Pat McFadden’s activity.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 460 times in debates — above 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||£15,116 (423rd)||£15,269 (492nd)||£22,110 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£15,206|
|Office running costs||£18,960 (273rd)||£19,841 (251st)||£25,449 (85th)||£19,727|
|Staffing costs||£75,634 (597th)||£74,725 (587th)||£73,858 (570th)||£56,541|
|Communications Allowance||£6,921 (409th)||£5,617 (427th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£6,677 (347th)1||£7,189 (338th)2||£7,265 (336th)||£5,644|
|Members' Staff Travel||£337 (joint 214th with 2 others)||£0||£304 (276th)||£351|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£6,348 (98th)||£1,147 (joint 181st with 1 other)||£1,999 (98th)||£1,289|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£3,080 (225th)||£4,767 (146th)||£4,290||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,138 (joint 434th with 5 others)||£1,082 (joint 276th with 17 others)||£1,082|
|Total||£129,992 (542nd)||£128,006 (550th)||£136,834 (342nd)||£104,644|