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Former Labour MP for Hyndburn
- Entered Parliament on 9 April 1992 — General election
- Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election
- Majority: 5,587 votes. — 394th out of 643 MPs.
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Greg Pope voted on key issues since 2001:
- Has never voted on increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted very strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted strongly for introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted strongly for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly for the hunting ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted strongly for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Has never voted on a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party in their last parliament.
Most recent appearances
- Written Answers — Children, Schools and Families: Schools: Racism (6 Apr 2010)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families if he will extend the terms of reference of his Department's review of the provisions which prevent the promotion of racism in schools to include the activities of Hizb ut-Tahrir.”
- Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Disabled Facilities Grants: Hyndburn (24 Mar 2010)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government when he intends to announce the Disabled Facilities Grants allocation for Hyndburn borough council for the year 2010-11.”
- Written Answers — Transport: Bus Services: Lancashire (23 Mar 2010)
“To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport when he expects to announce his decision on whether to proceed with the proposed Pennine Reach bus service.”
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- Has spoken in 1 debate in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 12 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 72.13% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well below 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.
- 30 people are tracking this MP.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 49 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 12 Apr 2010. 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||£21,614 (221st)||£22,211 (283rd)||£22,110 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£14,751||£15,456 (474th)||£12,617 (527th)||£18,065 (joint 426th with 1 other)||£15,680 (266th)|
|London costs||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£17 (joint 121st with 8 others)|
|Office running costs||£24,742 (59th)||£24,662 (62nd)||£23,447 (140th)||£24,140||£18,397 (324th)||£18,204 (445th)||£18,230 (joint 203rd with 4 others)||£17,406 (251st)|
|Staffing costs||£90,653 (433rd)||£86,275 (372nd)||£84,201 (328th)||£79,940||£57,906 (626th)||£55,819 (625th)||£50,781 (617th)||£42,459 (459th)|
|Communications Allowance||£9,924 (246th)||£6,666 (386th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£13,016 (110th)1||£15,347 (70th)2||£14,819 (73rd)||£11,334||£13,055 (222nd)||£12,755 (222nd)||£12,641 (215th)||£11,837 (142nd)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£614 (133rd)||£341 (261st)||£821 (152nd)||£899||£1,044 (178th)||£56 (451st)||£514 (258th)||£652 (204th)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£776 (147th)||£3,201 (23rd)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£946 (20th)||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£3,275 (341st)||£353 (joint 559th with 2 others)||£574 (489th)||£337||£526 (488th)||£336 (586th)||£244 (630th)||£1,472 (176th)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£1,282 (515th)||£1,645 (joint 471st with 1 other)||£1,222||£1,335 (joint 523rd with 2 others)||£1,707 (462nd)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,350 (joint 109th with 4 others)||£1,183 (130th)||£962||£1,872 (joint 367th with 1 other)||£1,872 (joint 360th with 1 other)||£1,857 (372nd)||£1,364 (512th)|
|Other Costs||£0||£0||£0||£0||£1,446 (74th)||£2,905 (39th)||£0||£0|
|Total||£165,559 (120th)||£161,688 (80th)||£148,800 (105th)||£133,585||£111,037 (537th)||£106,271 (554th)||£102,332 (519th)||£90,887 (270th)|