Naomi Long

Former MLA, Belfast East

Belfast East Alliance

A selection of Naomi Long's votes

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  • Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Generally voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Consistently voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Opposition Day — [19th Allotted Day]: Cross-border Crime 11 Mar 2015

    I pay tribute to the hon. Member for South Antrim (Dr McCrea) for bringing this motion to the House today. This important issue is often overlooked because in many ways it is a hidden crime, and, as the hon. Member for Amber Valley (Nigel Mills) said, it is often viewed as a victimless crime. It is anything but. It is important that as well as trying to combat it through the various...
  • Opposition Day — [19th Allotted Day]: Cross-border Crime 11 Mar 2015

    There is no doubt that that is a concern, and it has been a concern for some time. There is evidence that when HMRC or the PSNI has turned up on site, people have scattered and taken with them some of the critical evidence, which suggests that they were aware that those organisations were coming. Obviously, we can look at that in two ways. The first is that someone could be tipping off those...
  • Opposition Day — [19th Allotted Day]: Cross-border Crime 11 Mar 2015

    I understand the Minister’s point, but there is a wider point about how Members can raise their concerns about these issues. They have done so via correspondence and in private evidence sessions, as the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee has done here with Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs and in other places. It appears not to have been taken seriously. That is the concern...

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Former Alliance MP for Belfast East, Former Alliance MLA for Belfast East

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — General election

Entered the Assembly on 26 November 2003 — General election

Left the Assembly on 5 July 2010 — Resigned

Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • International Development
  • Northern Ireland
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Burma
  • Terrorism
  • Developing Countries: Water
  • Uganda
  • Religious Freedom

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (11 Oct 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

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  • Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Naomi Long’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 63 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 50.69% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 59 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 163 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.


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