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Labour MP for Leeds North East
- Entered Parliament on 1 May 1997 — General election
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Fabian Hamilton voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly for the hunting ban. votes
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted moderately against replacing Trident. votes
- Voted strongly for introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately against the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Has never voted on a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for more EU integration. votes
- Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Defence, Health, Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Home Department, Treasury
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Departmental Pay, Aviation, Data Protection, Telephone Services, RAF Menwith Hill
(based on written questions asked by Fabian Hamilton and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Finance Bill Committee (3 out of 4)
- Finance (No. 4) Bill Committee (12 out of 14)
- Financial Services Bill Committee (18 out of 18)
- Holocaust (Stolen Art) Restitution Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Pensions Bill Committee (9 out of 22)
- Criminal Justice and Police Bill Committee (7 out of 15)
- Growth and Infrastructure Bill: Railways (25 Apr 2013)
“Before I begin my brief comments—I will keep them brief as we are running out of time—may I say I find it astonishing that over the past three years when the Government have sought to blame somebody for their appallingly failed financial and economic policy, they have blamed the previous Labour Government and not their own policies, yet when they want to take credit for investment...”
- Growth and Infrastructure Bill: Railways (25 Apr 2013)
“Following what my hon. Friend the Member for Glasgow South (Mr Harris) has just said, will my hon. Friend hold the Minister to account so that the Government ensure not only that the franchise delivers more to the Treasury than the directly operated railways are currently delivering, but that the franchise can afford to do so, because we remember the National Express fiasco?”
- [Mr George Howarth in the Chair] — Bus Services (Yorkshire and Humber) (17 Apr 2013)
“It is, as always, a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Howarth. Before I start the debate, I should apologise for being unable to stay for the entire afternoon. The debate was originally scheduled for 9.30 this morning, but owing to the funeral of Baroness Thatcher, the business of the House begins at 2.30 this afternoon, as hon. Members are aware. However, because I have had a...”
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- Has spoken in 12 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 106 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 61.47% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 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") 68 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 7 May 2013. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05 (ranking out of 659)||2003/04 (ranking out of 658)||2002/03 (ranking out of 657)||2001/02 (ranking out of 657)|
|Staying away from main home||£23,421 (121st)||£23,083 (joint 1st with 142 others)||£22,110 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£21,254||£20,902 (joint 1st with 187 others)||£19,222 (308th)||£19,722 (joint 1st with 230 others)||£9,200 (576th)|
|Office running costs||£29,727 (6th)||£30,380 (1st)||£27,407 (54th)||£26,242||£17,506 (384th)||£18,765 (290th)||£18,219 (joint 238th with 2 others)||£6,400 (605th)|
|Staffing costs||£92,291 (397th)||£81,322 (510th)||£79,963 (447th)||£77,302||£72,154 (251st)||£68,023 (joint 228th with 71 others)||£61,910 (joint 441st with 1 other)||£43,867 (411th)|
|Communications Allowance||£10,113 (229th)||£9,809 (182nd)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£13,073 (108th)1||£11,482 (joint 161st with 1 other)2||£13,353 (107th)||£10,987||£12,754 (242nd)||£14,441 (165th)||£10,668 (296th)||£10,311 (200th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£278 (joint 248th with 2 others)||£277 (joint 289th with 2 others)||£273 (joint 292nd with 1 other)||£484||£1,253 (150th)||£448 (joint 279th with 1 other)||£1,587 (83rd)||£388 (279th)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£0||£851 (142nd)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£0||£179 (71st)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£6,649 (76th)||£1,348 (122nd)||£2,514 (60th)||£2,851||£2,277 (92nd)||£1,231 (174th)||£1,917 (97th)||£723 (442nd)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£3,120 (220th)||£7,628 (67th)||£7,595||£6,800 (83rd)||£1,895 (434th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,492 (18th)||£1,125 (joint 205th with 11 others)||£0||£1,984 (joint 97th with 4 others)||£1,984 (joint 91st with 4 others)||£1,872 (353rd)||£1,548 (446th)|
|Other Costs||£8,520 (22nd)||£8,481 (13th)||£973 (59th)||£0||£0||£0||£0||£3,000 (18th)|
|Total||£184,071 (7th)||£171,824 (10th)||£155,346 (47th)||£146,715||£135,630 (106th)||£126,009 (183rd)||£115,895 (258th)||£75,437 (540th)|