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Former Labour MP for Birmingham, Selly Oak
- Entered Parliament on 9 April 1992 — General election
- Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election
- Majority: 8,851 votes. — 258th out of 643 MPs.
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Lynne Jones voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly for the hunting ban. votes
- Has never voted on a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted moderately for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly against the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted moderately against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately against a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly against replacing Trident. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Has never voted on increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Has never voted on automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted strongly for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly against introducing foundation hospitals. votes
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- Quite often rebels against their party in their last parliament.
Most recent appearances
- Energy and Climate Change: Topical Questions (8 Apr 2010) has video
“Humankind is borrowing from the earth's capital at a rate that threatens the very viability of our planet. Although we do not yet have an agreed currency for the environmental deficit, does the Secretary of State agree that tackling that deficit is as vital as tackling the fiscal deficit? How are we doing in this country in meeting Lord Stern's recommendation that we should have a carbon...”
- Poverty and Inequality (6 Apr 2010)
“The hon. Gentleman mentioned the slight increase in inequality, but that is largely due to the huge increases in the highest rates of pay. What would the next Conservative Government do, were they to be elected? Hopefully, they will not be elected. Would they support a high pay commission, for example?”
- Poverty and Inequality (6 Apr 2010)
“The hon. Gentleman should not take great comfort from my remarks on Hall Green.”
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- Has spoken in 34 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 136 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 70.34% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 21 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.
- 68 people are tracking this MP.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 308 times in debates — 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||£11,189 (489th)||£13,528 (514th)||£14,045 (515th)||£17,576||£16,319 (448th)||£13,855 (495th)||£19,722 (joint 1st with 230 others)||£14,511 (405th)|
|Office running costs||£10,197 (577th)||£11,538 (558th)||£9,660 (622nd)||£9,696||£8,165 (628th)||£18,799 (joint 13th with 178 others)||£18,234 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£10,355 (511th)|
|Staffing costs||£110,751 (11th)||£100,254 (15th)||£97,911 (7th)||£94,299||£82,743 (29th)||£69,898 (joint 182nd with 10 others)||£65,534 (249th)||£52,687 (108th)|
|Communications Allowance||£401 (587th)||£2,138 (556th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£5,485 (417th)1||£4,697 (483rd)2||£5,073 (468th)||£5,244||£6,716 (472nd)||£6,834 (450th)||£6,536 (464th)||£3,618 (536th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£212 (joint 274th with 1 other)||£0||£192 (330th)||£326||£471 (285th)||£160 (joint 381st with 1 other)||£0||£261 (327th)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£430 (212th)||£843 (145th)||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||£4,129 (251st)||£1,054 (joint 204th with 1 other)||£736 (399th)||£1,332||£1,700 (142nd)||£1,138 (207th)||£1,633 (134th)||£2,564 (33rd)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£1,609 (441st)||£3,389 (240th)||£2,915||£4,618 (156th)||£4,276 (joint 148th with 1 other)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,354 (105th)||£1,390 (23rd)||£1,029||£1,998 (joint 75th with 1 other)||£1,998 (joint 68th with 1 other)||£1,848 (joint 380th with 2 others)||£1,848 (joint 350th with 2 others)|
|Other Costs||£9,239 (20th)||£2,967 (45th)||£14,397 (2nd)||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0|
|Total||£152,031 (305th)||£139,982 (413th)||£146,793 (139th)||£132,417||£122,730 (340th)||£116,958 (376th)||£113,507 (316th)||£85,844 (385th)|