Tom Greatrex

MP, Rutherglen and Hamilton West

Rutherglen and Hamilton West Labour

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  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
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Tom Greatrex hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Energy: Meters 29 Oct 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what forecast he has made of (a) the number of smart meters installed and (b) the cost on the consumer bill of the installation of such meters in each quarter between Q3 2014 and Q3 2018.
  • UK Visa Applications (Malawi) 28 Oct 2014

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship again, Mr Hollobone. We are debating in the presence of the Malawian high commissioner to the UK, who is here to observe our proceedings. I am pleased to have been able to secure this debate this afternoon. I am grateful to the Home Office Minister for being here to respond to it. I am aware that he has a full range of responsibilities....
  • UK Visa Applications (Malawi) 28 Oct 2014

    My hon. Friend makes a good point on the growing sense of frustration felt by many of those involved in Malawi on the difficulties people have had in securing visas to visit the UK. I am sure that the Minister will be able to respond to some of these more detailed points as we develop them this afternoon.

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Labour MP for Rutherglen and Hamilton West

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Treasury
  • Scotland
  • Justice
  • Work Capability Assessment
  • Atos Healthcare
  • Atos
  • Procurement
  • Work Capability Assessments

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Energy)
  • Member, Procedure Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Scotland) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 2 Nov 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 27 Oct 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Fees from Comres, Four Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA for participation in Parliamentary Panel Surveys:
22 November 2013, £75 for survey, paid to Tom Greatrex MP Office Account. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 26 November 2013)
January 2014, £75 for November 2013 survey, paid to Tom Greatrex MP Office Account. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 21 January 2014)
19 March 2014, £75 for January 2013 survey, paid to Tom Greatrex MP Office Account. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 19 March 2014)
£75 for survey, paid to Tom Greatrex MP Office Account. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 6 May 2014)
£75 for survey, paid to Tom Greatrex MP Office Account. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 20 June 2014)
Fee of £80 received on 7 November 2013 from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for research interview. Hours: 20 mins. Payment donated to local charity. (Registered 19 November 2013)
Payment of £80 from YouGov, Featherstone St, London EC1Y 8RT, for survey, paid to Tom Greatrex MP Office Account. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 26 November 2013)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Ice Energy Technologies
Address of donor: 2 Oakfield House, Oakfields Industrial Estate, Eynsham OX29 4TH
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, £618 and hotel accommodation, £163.15; total cost £781.15
Destination of visit: Stockholm, Sweden
Date of visit: 21-22 November 2013
Purpose of visit: fact-finding visit to see the application of ground source heat pumps and insulation schemes, meet manufacturers and installers of heat pumps and related systems and discuss energy policy with Swedish Members of Parliament.
(Registered 27 December 2013)
Name of donor: Exane BNP Paribas
Address of donor: 1 Hanover Street, London W1S 1YZ
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel and accommodation to a value of £4,607.44
Destination of visit: New York and Boston, USA
Date of visit: 14-17 May 2014
Purpose of visit: to meet with US-based energy investors and analysts to discuss the UK energy market, investment prospects and wider policy developments and considerations.
(Registered 20 June 2014)

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