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Labour MP for Newcastle upon Tyne North
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Catherine McKinnell voted on key issues:
- Has never voted on more EU integration. votes
- Voted against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Has never voted on Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Has never voted on a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted strongly against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Has never voted on replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Treasury, Attorney-General, Health, Business, Innovation and Skills, Communities and Local Government
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Departmental Procurement, Tax Avoidance, Employment Agencies, Apprentices, Members: Correspondence
(based on written questions asked by Catherine McKinnell and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- FINANCE BILL Committee (9 out of 12)
- Finance Bill Committee (3 out of 4)
- FINANCE (NO. 2) BILL Committee (4 out of 4)
- Finance (No. 4) Bill Committee (10 out of 14)
- Identity Documents Bill Committee (5 out of 5)
- Written Answers — Treasury: General Anti-Abuse Rule Advisory Panel (18 Jun 2013)
“To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many applications have been received by HM Revenue and Customs for membership of the General Anti-Abuse Rule Advisory Panel; and on what date panel members will be announced.”
- Written Answers — Treasury: Tobacco: Smuggling (18 Jun 2013)
“To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much funding has been allocated to the tobacco smuggling strategy of HM Revenue and Customs over the current spending review period.”
- Written Answers — Treasury: Tax Avoidance: Charities (17 Jun 2013)
“To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what discussions he has had with the Minister for the Cabinet Office on steps to prevent organisations registering as charities with the Charity Commission for tax avoidance purposes; (2) what steps HM Revenue and Customs is taking to ensure that charities registered with the Charity Commission are not being used as tax avoidance schemes; and if...”
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- Has spoken in 58 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 102 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 74.38% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 1 annotation 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 139 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 7 May 2013. More about the Register