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Former Labour MP for Liverpool, Wavertree
- Also represented Liverpool Broadgreen
- Entered Parliament on 9 April 1992 — General election
- Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election
- Majority: 5,173 votes. — 383rd out of 643 MPs.
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Jane Kennedy voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted very strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Has never voted on automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Has never voted on encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Has never voted on increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted for the hunting ban. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in their last parliament.
Most recent appearances
- Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Dangerous Dogs (25 Mar 2010) has video
“In the horrific case of John Paul Massey in my constituency, a focus on the breed disrupted and undermined the partnership that needs to work between a housing association and the police when the public report concerns about the behaviour of dogs. Chipping dogs and encouraging owners to be trained in ownership, not focusing on the breed, is the way forward.”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Topical Questions (25 Mar 2010) has video
“Thank you, Mr. Speaker. It is my swansong too, and I am grateful for your generosity. Has my hon. Friend seen early-day motion 1142? Does he accept that it ought to be a matter of concern to the Government that a decision at Warwick university, which I perfectly understand, is risking the applied science research base in agriculture and horticulture in the UK? It would be very helpful if...”
- Written Answers — Health: Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust (8 Mar 2010)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) when he expects to make a decision on the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital's Trust's building project; and if he will make a statement; (2) what recent representations he has received on the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital's Trust's proposed building project; and if he will make a statement.”
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- Has spoken in 17 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 3 written questions in the last year — below 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 63.82% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below 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.
- 52 people are tracking this MP.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 570 times in debates — above 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||£23,574 (110th)||£23,083 (joint 1st with 142 others)||£18,880 (426th)||£21,634||£17,674 (408th)||£13,016 (519th)||£17,200 (460th)||£16,800 (101st)|
|London costs||£0||£0||£0||£0||£1,618 (joint 1st with 118 others)||£1,574 (joint 1st with 101 others)||£1,527 (joint 1st with 101 others)||£1,227 (joint 1st with 81 others)|
|Office running costs||£18,209 (299th)||£20,253 (228th)||£22,977 (157th)||£16,730||£19,008 (joint 237th with 1 other)||£12,249 (613th)||£17,879 (392nd)||£15,810 (322nd)|
|Staffing costs||£99,527 (182nd)||£92,947 (104th)||£83,367 (357th)||£87,079||£66,041 (523rd)||£64,273 (joint 458th with 31 others)||£60,683 (507th)||£49,618 (196th)|
|Communications Allowance||£5,628 (462nd)||£405 (592nd)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£11,412 (154th)1||£10,724 (199th)2||£9,221 (258th)||£9,397||£7,980 (joint 421st with 1 other)||£2,979 (590th)||£2,415 (608th)||£1,173 (624th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£334 (joint 217th with 2 others)||£329 (264th)||£0||£837||£1,642 (104th)||£115 (413th)||£0||£240 (332nd)|
|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||£2,839 (398th)||£537 (466th)||£474 (540th)||£511||£395 (555th)||£421 (555th)||£696 (472nd)||£423 (580th)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£765 (594th)||£747 (605th)||£1,040||£280 (joint 637th with 1 other)||£1,172 (532nd)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,371 (joint 92nd with 1 other)||£1,168 (joint 147th with 2 others)||£0||£1,908 (joint 282nd with 3 others)||£1,908 (joint 278th with 3 others)||£1,908 (joint 275th with 3 others)||£1,908 (joint 258th with 3 others)|
|Other Costs||£0||£1,563 (67th)||£604 (70th)||£0||£4,804 (40th)||£0||£0||£0|
|Total||£161,524 (175th)||£151,977 (236th)||£137,438 (331st)||£137,228||£121,350 (371st)||£97,707 (608th)||£102,308 (520th)||£87,199 (361st)|