Tom Greatrex

MP, Rutherglen and Hamilton West

Rutherglen and Hamilton West Labour

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How Tom Greatrex voted
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  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") 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

  • The Chairman of Ways and Means took the Chair as Deputy Speaker (Standing Order No. 3) — European Union (Referendum) Bill 17 Oct 2014

    The hon. Gentleman spoke about the way he voted in the previous referendum. Judging from what he has just said to the hon. Member for St Albans (Mrs Main), is he now saying he would vote against the UK being a member of the EU were this referendum to happen?
  • Business of the House 16 Oct 2014

    In this House yesterday, Christian Aid held an event to highlight the impact of climate change in some of the poorest countries of the world—I am not sure whether the right hon. Member for North Shropshire (Mr Paterson) was able to attend. There was due to be a representative from Malawi at the event. As the Leader of the House will know, Malawi is one of the poorest countries in...
  • Women and Equalities: Tata Steel 16 Oct 2014

    I hope the Minister will return to the issue at hand, because the Clydebridge plant in my constituency has a proud industrial heritage, and could have—and should have—a great future as well. I want to take him back to the point that my hon. Friend the Member for Scunthorpe (Nic Dakin) made about procurement. The Minister said that he would not rest, so may I suggest one direction...

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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: 13 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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