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 reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
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Tom Greatrex hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Public Bill Committee: Infrastructure Bill [Lords]: Clause 19 - Powers of British Transport Police Force 18 Dec 2014

    I am grateful to the Minister for giving way. Just briefly, I am following what he is saying and I am sure he will be aware that the cross-party Smith agreement included a recommendation for the British Transport police operating in Scotland to be subsumed within the national police force, Police Scotland. Given what the Minister just said about the way that the British Transport police...
  • Energy and Climate Change: Onshore Oil and Gas Exploration (Scotland) 18 Dec 2014

    As the Minister is aware, planning powers and the permitting regime that takes place through the Scottish Environment Protection Agency, which is responsible to Ministers in Edinburgh, mean that no fracking can happen in Scotland without the approval of the SNP in Holyrood. It is a matter for them and, frankly, they should stop trying to distort that debate by suggesting that it is not....
  • Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Power Stations 17 Dec 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what estimate his Department has made of the dispatch period required to increase capacity at (a) nuclear, (b) combined cycle gas turbine, (c) open cycle gas turbine and (d) coal-fired power stations.

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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: 8 Dec 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Fees from Comres, Four Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA for participation in Parliamentary Panel Surveys:
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)
27 November 2014, £75 for survey, paid to Tom Greatrex MP Office Account. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 28 November 2014)
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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