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Labour MP for Slough
- Entered Parliament on 1 May 1997 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Fiona Mactaggart voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted moderately for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted strongly for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted moderately for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately for a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted moderately for the hunting ban. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Home Department, Work and Pensions, Health, Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Justice
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Departmental Public Appointments, Human Trafficking, Action for Employment, Public Appointments, Domestic Violence
(based on written questions asked by Fiona Mactaggart and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims (Amendment) bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Statistics and Registration Service Bill Committee (7 out of 8)
- Police and Justice Bill Committee (7 out of 8)
- Emergency Workers (Protection) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Promotion of Volunteering Bill Committee (4 out of 4)
- Civil Contingencies Bill Committee (7 out of 8)
- National Lottery (Amendment) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Reoffending (21 May 2013)
“Will there be resettlement prisons for women?”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: New Clause 1 — Education Act 1996 (20 May 2013)
“I might be the only Member in the House who was a primary school teacher when section 28 was in force. I am concerned that in this debate we are thinking much more about the conscience rights of teachers, rather than the rights of children. In my class there was a child who was being brought up by same-sex partners, but I could not talk about her family because of section 28. We must ensure...”
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- Has spoken in 67 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 55 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 75.58% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 14 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 502 times in debates — above 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||£1,811 (579th)||£3,392 (583rd)||£1,901 (586th)||£3,280||£827 (609th)||£1,613 (608th)||£3,092 (616th)||£0|
|London costs||£0||£0||£0||£0||£1,618 (joint 1st with 118 others)||£1,255 (joint 107th with 10 others)||£0||£0|
|Office running costs||£14,633 (442nd)||£11,992 (543rd)||£21,467 (214th)||£18,743||£16,787 (421st)||£17,799 (481st)||£18,234 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£6,567 (602nd)|
|Staffing costs||£104,331 (62nd)||£99,820 (18th)||£86,203 (247th)||£85,328||£77,461 (93rd)||£71,773 (joint 85th with 44 others)||£69,084 (119th)||£51,508 (134th)|
|Communications Allowance||£13,726 (41st)||£10,031 (124th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£2,177 (573rd)1||£2,593 (564th)2||£1,101 (614th)||£362||£260 (648th)||£1,025 (635th)||£944 (636th)||£34 (646th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£58 (joint 365th with 4 others)||£58 (joint 402nd with 1 other)||£13 (joint 432nd with 1 other)||£0||£10 (joint 467th with 1 other)||£12 (480th)||£36 (453rd)||£0|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£6,998 (joint 8th with 4 others)||£1,132 (185th)||£5,010 (13th)||£2,657||£2,540 (71st)||£1,769 (joint 90th with 1 other)||£2,332 (45th)||£2,183 (56th)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£4,728 (joint 84th with 1 other)||£14,459 (16th)||£9,494||£10,431 (40th)||£5,156 (111th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,194 (joint 336th with 2 others)||£1,008 (joint 410th with 5 others)||£180||£1,869 (372nd)||£1,869 (366th)||£1,869 (358th)||£1,869 (335th)|
|Other Costs||£5,454 (35th)||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0|
|Total||£149,188 (335th)||£134,940 (475th)||£131,162 (438th)||£120,044||£111,803 (528th)||£102,271 (582nd)||£95,591 (585th)||£62,161 (636th)|