Barbara Keeley’s voting in Parliament
Barbara Keeley 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 Barbara Keeley’s votes.
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
Consistently voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
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Barbara Keeley never rebelled against their party in this parliament
The uncertainty is twofold. I mentioned the excellent friends groups. The Minister should take them into account in terms of the expansion of passenger numbers, because they do a great job in letting people know about rail services. They are constantly frustrated by Network Rail, because it has not been willing to talk to them or to consider timetable changes. Nothing moves for them in terms...
I understand that the Minister is taking a very positive outlook in his speech, but I should tell him that the M60 smart motorway roadworks are an out-and-out disaster, causing my constituents and many others to be kept awake at weekends and leading to great delays. I am happy to seek an Adjournment debate to tell him about it at much greater length, but we have got two years of torment ahead...
Will the Minister therefore accept my invitation to come along and tour the bit of the M60 motorway that goes through my constituency—we have three motorways in my constituency; I am really lucky—so that I can show him the extent of the disruption and the problems caused for my constituents? I would be happy to do that.
More of Barbara Keeley’s recent appearances
Labour MP for Worsley and Eccles South
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Also represented Worsley
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Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Communities and Local Government
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Medical Records: Databases
- Information Centre for Health and Social Care
- Child Benefit
- Social Services: Finance
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Health Committee (24 Oct 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
- Shadow Minister (Health) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
- Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
- The Deputy Leader of the House of Commons (9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (5 Oct 2008 to 9 Jun 2009)
- PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, Lord Privy Seal), Leader of the House of Commons (4 Aug 2008 to 29 Sep 2008)
- PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, Minister of State), Government Equalities Office (4 Aug 2008 to 6 Oct 2008)
- PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC (Minister for Women)), Leader of the House of Commons (25 Oct 2007 to 4 Aug 2008)
- PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, Lord Privy Seal), Leader of the House of Commons (11 Oct 2007 to 25 Oct 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, Lord Privy Seal), Leader of the House of Commons (26 Jul 2007 to 26 Jul 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC (Minister for Women)), Leader of the House of Commons (26 Jul 2007 to 11 Oct 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC (as Minister for Women)), Leader of the House of Commons (23 Jul 2007 to 26 Jul 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, Lord Privy Seal), Leader of the House of Commons (16 Jul 2007 to 23 Jul 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC (as Minister for Women)), Leader of the House of Commons (28 Jun 2007 to 16 Jul 2007)
- PPS (Mr Jim Murphy, Minister of State), Department for Work and Pensions (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Member, Finance and Services Committee (23 Jan 2006 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Constitutional Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 17 Jul 2006)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 50 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Responsiveness to messages sent via WriteToThem.com in 2008: MP did not accept messages via WriteToThem.
- Has voted in 66.04% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 20 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.
- 107 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Barbara Keeley’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 428 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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