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Labour MP for North Ayrshire and Arran
- Entered Parliament on 5 May 2005 — General election
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Katy Clark voted on key issues:
- Voted a mixture of for and against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted strongly for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly against replacing Trident. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted very strongly for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted moderately against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted very strongly against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Work and Pensions, Transport, Home Department, Defence
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Bahrain, Animal Experiments: Scotland, National Minimum Wage, Agency Staff, Western Sahara
(based on written questions asked by Katy Clark and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- PARTNERSHIPS (PROSECUTION) (SCOTLAND) BILL [LORDS] Committee (1 out of 1)
- Antarctic Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Chairman, London Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (Amendment) Bill Committee (1 out of 3)
- Chairman, Pensions Bill Committee (5 out of 8)
- Health and Safety (Offences) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Rights of Savers Bill Committee (1 out of 2)
- Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill: New Clause 15 — Marriages according to usages of approved organisations (21 May 2013)
“Does my hon. Friend agree that although the concerns that are being raised about process may be quite legitimate, many of us are concerned that it might be many years before we have another opportunity to debate and vote on this issue?”
- Written Answers — Work and Pensions: National Insurance Credits (21 May 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions whether his Department has in the last two years reviewed its advice on whether applying sanctions to National Insurance credit claimants who fail to comply with jobseeker directions is legal under Regulation 8A(2)(b) of the Social Security (Credits) Regulations 1975.”
- Written Answers — Work and Pensions: State Retirement Pensions (21 May 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will take steps to ensure that people who contract out of additional elements of the state pension are not left worse off in retirement as a result of doing so.”
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- Has spoken in 38 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 189 written questions in the last year — well above 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 71.87% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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") 143 times in debates — 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||2003/04||2002/03||2001/02|
|Staying away from main home||£17,700 (366th)||£16,661 (468th)||£21,453 (315th)||£5,762|
|Office running costs||£24,432 (63rd)||£23,778 (joint 69th with 1 other)||£23,499 (139th)||£20,328|
|Staffing costs||£88,278 (476th)||£87,140 (341st)||£90,814 (56th)||£75,141|
|Communications Allowance||£9,023 (joint 308th with 1 other)||£9,772 (joint 192nd with 1 other)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£11,026 (160th)1||£14,410 (90th)2||£13,555 (100th)||£12,012|
|Members' Staff Travel||£960 (81st)||£2,073 (25th)||£1,452 (73rd)||£638|
|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||£5,520 (146th)||£494 (495th)||£675 (426th)||£940|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£1,335 (504th)||£4,220 (181st)||£3,898||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,189 (344th)||£1,099 (joint 242nd with 5 others)||£1,099|
|Total||£156,938 (240th)||£156,852 (148th)||£156,767 (40th)||£119,818|