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Labour MP for York Central
- Also represented City of York
- Entered Parliament on 9 April 1992 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Hugh Bayley voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted strongly for introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Has never voted on replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly for the hunting ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted moderately for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted moderately for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for a transparent Parliament. 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 strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schools. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Health, Home Department, International Development, Work and Pensions, Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Olympic Games 2012, Departmental Official Cars, Departmental Scientists, Africa, Departmental Travel
(based on written questions asked by Hugh Bayley and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Chairman, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill Committee (9 out of 17)
- Chairman, Energy Bill Committee (7 out of 16)
- Chairman, Localism Bill Committee (12 out of 24)
- Chairman, Finance (No. 3) Bill Committee (0 out of 14)
- Chairman, Children, Schools and Families Bill Committee (2 out of 12)
- Chairman, Energy Bill Committee (5 out of 12)
- Chairman, Policing and Crime Bill Committee (6 out of 16)
- Chairman, Damages (Asbestos-Related Conditions) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Chairman, Education and Skills Bill Committee (6 out of 20)
- Planning and Energy Bill Committee (0 out of 1)
- Chairman, Concessionary Bus Travel Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Chairman, Offender Management Bill Committee (3 out of 7)
- Chairman, Work and Families Bill Committee (1 out of 3)
- Gender Recognition Bill Committee (6 out of 6)
- Traffic Management Bill Committee (7 out of 9)
- Dealing in Cultural Objects (Offences) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Health and Social Care (13 May 2013)
“Will the hon. Lady give way?”
- Health and Social Care (13 May 2013)
“Surely the Secretary of State has forgotten that he received a letter in December from Andrew Dilnot, the chair of the UK Statistics Authority, which said that “we…conclude that expenditure on the NHS in real terms was lower in 2011-12 than it was in 2009-10…In light of this, I should be grateful if the Department of Health could clarify the statements made.””
- Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Pensions: Gender Recognition (13 May 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will make an assessment of the representations made about pension entitlements for transpeople in paragraphs 9 to 13 of the paper submitted by Helen Belcher to the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill Public Bill Committee; whether the Government plans to bring forward amendments to the Bill on pension entitlements at report stage; and if...”
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- Has spoken in 63 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 84 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 52.32% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 13 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above 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") 621 times in debates — well 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||£24,006 (joint 1st with 48 others)||£23,083 (joint 1st with 142 others)||£22,110 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£21,634||£20,902 (joint 1st with 187 others)||£20,333 (joint 3rd with 149 others)||£19,722 (joint 1st with 230 others)||£16,873 (joint 92nd with 2 others)|
|London costs||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£13 (joint 130th with 7 others)|
|Office running costs||£20,113 (209th)||£20,229 (229th)||£20,424 (joint 305th with 1 other)||£24,044||£19,325 (joint 11th with 77 others)||£18,799 (joint 13th with 178 others)||£18,234 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£16,002 (310th)|
|Staffing costs||£101,767 (108th)||£91,614 (133rd)||£87,055 (200th)||£80,037||£70,303 (351st)||£68,023 (joint 228th with 71 others)||£61,980 (joint 397th with 36 others)||£46,001 (322nd)|
|Communications Allowance||£6,666 (417th)||£8,364 (310th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£14,489 (82nd)1||£10,792 (197th)2||£11,601 (148th)||£10,534||£14,989 (140th)||£16,867 (101st)||£15,449 (128th)||£10,637 (187th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£334 (joint 217th with 2 others)||£1,003 (103rd)||£669 (182nd)||£510||£1,482 (joint 123rd with 1 other)||£1,201 (132nd)||£1,164 (139th)||£1,149 (119th)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£1,928 (49th)||£1,677 (79th)||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||£6,931 (53rd)||£1,412 (109th)||£1,839 (116th)||£1,577||£1,596 (156th)||£2,168 (53rd)||£2,065 (79th)||£1,219 (255th)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£4,117 (127th)||£3,710 (219th)||£4,026||£6,027 (103rd)||£5,306 (103rd)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,028 (559th)||£909 (555th)||£909||£1,804 (452nd)||£1,804 (444th)||£1,804 (425th)||£1,690 (401st)|
|Other Costs||£0||£0||£5,744 (21st)||£3,884||£0||£1,137 (65th)||£0||£0|
|Total||£176,235 (32nd)||£163,319 (65th)||£154,061 (52nd)||£147,155||£136,428 (96th)||£135,638 (63rd)||£120,418 (159th)||£93,584 (193rd)|
1 Regular journeys between home/constituency/Westminster: Mileage £4,987 (91st). Rail £6,026 (143rd). Air £83 (160th). Misc £1,292 (21st). Other: Mileage £13 (88th). Rail £32 (144th). European £2,056 (14th).
2 Regular journeys between home/constituency/Westminster: Mileage £5,556 (70th). Rail £3,224 (276th). Air £218 (140th). Misc £1,028 (31st). Other: Mileage £185 (32nd). Rail £19 (183rd). European £562 (99th).