Barbara Keeley

MP, Worsley and Eccles South

Worsley and Eccles South Labour

Barbara Keeley’s voting in Parliament

Barbara Keeley is a Labour MP, and 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 for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits 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
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes

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Barbara Keeley never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Care Outside Hospitals 9 Feb 2016

    That is really not true. Ministers are presiding over the hollowing out of social care, because their funding falls far short of what is needed. Some 4.6 billion has already been cut from adult social care, and the funding gap is growing at 700 million a year. The social care precept the Minister has just been talking about will raise 400 million a year, and the better care...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Social Care Services 8 Feb 2016

    I am afraid that what we have just heard is nonsense. Government funding for social care falls far short of what is needed. Directors of adult social services tell us that 4.6 billion has already been cut from adult social care, and the gap is growing at 700 million a year. The social care precept will raise only 400 million a year, and the Better Care Fund, which the...

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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

  • Health
  • Department of Health
  • Work and Pensions
  • Treasury
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Medical Records: Databases
  • Working Tax Credit: Salford
  • Peat
  • Social Services: Living Wage
  • Information Centre for Health and Social Care

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Health) (since 18 Sep 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Treasury) (8 May 2015 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • 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, Minister of State), Government Equalities Office (4 Aug 2008 to 6 Oct 2008)
  • 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 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 (Minister for Women)), Leader of the House of Commons (26 Jul 2007 to 11 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 (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 65 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 26 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Responsiveness to messages sent via WriteToThem.com in 2008: MP did not accept messages via WriteToThem.
  • Has voted in 71.12% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 23 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") 489 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Fees from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for responding to opinion research:
16 February 2015, fee of £75 donated to my local party. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 16 February 2015)
27 April 2015, fee of £75 donated to my local party. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 08 May 2015)
13 July 2015, fee of £75 donated to my local party. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 28 October 2015)
28 August 2015, fee of £75 donated to my local party. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 28 October 2015)
23 October 2015, fee of £75 donated to my local party. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 28 October 2015)
Fees from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for responding to opinion research:
23 April 2015, fee of £100 donated to my local party. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 13 May 2015)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Mr Trevor Davies
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:£2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 June 2015)
Name of donor: GMB
Address of donor: NW Region, 108 Union St, Oldham OL1 1DU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: franking envelopes for postage, value £2,293

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 03 June 2015)
Name of donor: Unite the union
Address of donor: Merchants Quay, Salford Quays, M50 3SG

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: franking envelopes for postage, value £1,696

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 03 June 2015)
Name of donor: PricewaterhouseCoopers
Address of donor: 1 Embankment Place, London WC1N 6RM

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: the services of a Technical Support Analyst between 19 August and 18 September 2015, to support me in my role as a Shadow Financial Secretary during the passage of the Finance Bill; value £19,320

Donor status: limited liability partnership

(Registered 15 September; updated 25 September 2015)


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