Kate Green

MP, Stretford and Urmston

Stretford and Urmston Labour

Kate Green’s voting in Parliament

Kate Green is a Labour MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Kate Green’s votes.

  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • 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
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Kate Green’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Kate Green’s full vote analysis page for more.

Kate Green hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Women and Equalities: Safety of Women in Public Spaces 26 Nov 2015

    Black, Asian and minority ethnic women face particularly high incidences of violence and abuse, and research the other day from the charity Tell MAMA showed that incidents of hate crime against Muslims had risen by more than 300% since the appalling attacks in Paris, and particularly against Muslim women. What steps can the Minister take to stamp out gender, faith and racially motivated...
  • Women and Equalities: Safety of Women in Public Spaces 26 Nov 2015

    I am grateful to the Minister. Does she recognise that the women’s sector is under enormous pressure, particularly specialist organisations that, for example, support black, Asian and minority ethnic women? The charity Eaves was forced to close earlier this month, Imkaan reports that 67% of its members are uncertain about the future sustainability of their funding, and generic providers...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Disqualification 23 Nov 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what training has been given to Jobcentre Plus staff on the application of benefit sanctions in circumstances where a parent is unable to comply with conditions for benefit because of lack of suitable childcare.

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Labour MP for Stretford and Urmston

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

Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Justice
  • Treasury
  • Health
  • Personal Independence Payment
  • Children: Maintenance
  • Access to Work Programme
  • Housing Benefit
  • Mesothelioma: Compensation

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities (since 14 Sep 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (7 Oct 2013 to 14 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Equalities) (7 Oct 2011 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 25 Oct 2011)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 72 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 172 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 77.27% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 9 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above 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.
  • 127 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Kate Green’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 376 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Nov 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: Deloitte LLP
Address of donor: Athene Place, 66 Shoe Lane, London EC4N 3BQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in-kind: secondment of analyst to support me in my role as shadow work and pensions minister from 21 October 2014 to 28 February 2015, value equivalent to commercial fee of £90,000 plus VAT and expenses

Date of receipt: 21 October 2014

Date of acceptance: 21 October 2014

Donor status: limited liability partnership

(Registered 07 November 2014)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Voluntary Service Overseas UK
Address of donor: 100 London Road, Kingston upon Thames KT2 6QJ

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, inoculations, internal travel and accommodation valued at £1,410.54

Destination of visit: Rwanda

Date of visit: 10-18 November 2014

Purpose of visit: political volunteering placement to build the capacity of civil society disability organisations in Rwanda to engage with policy makers and government

(Registered 02 December 2014)
8. Miscellaneous
Trustee of the Webb Memorial Trust, which works for social and economic justice. (Registered 17 April 2014)

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