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Former Labour MP for Luton South
- Entered Parliament on 1 May 1997 — General election
- Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election
- Majority: 5,650 votes. — 389th out of 643 MPs.
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Margaret Moran voted on key issues since 2001:
- Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted moderately for introducing foundation hospitals. 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 a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted moderately for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted moderately for introducing ID cards. votes
- Has never voted on replacing Trident. votes
- Voted moderately for the hunting ban. votes
- Has never voted on a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly for more EU integration. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in their last parliament.
Most recent appearances
- Written Answers — Health: Cervical Cancer (8 Apr 2010)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what guidance he has issued to primary care trusts on the use of full pelvic examinations in cases of suspected cervical cancer; (2) what research his Department has (a) commissioned and (b) undertaken on the detection and diagnosis of cervical cancer (i) in general and (ii) among those aged between 20 and 24 years in the last 12 months.”
- Written Answers — Health: Depressive Illnesses: Health Services (8 Apr 2010)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Health which primary care trusts provide services for clinical depression; and if he will make a statement.”
- Written Answers — Home Department: Counter-terrorism (30 Mar 2010)
“To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what steps he plans to take to evaluate the effectiveness of his Department's Prevent programme; and if he will make a statement.”
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- Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 177 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 47.59% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 5 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.
- 49 people are tracking this MP.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 114 times in debates — 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||£24,006 (joint 1st with 48 others)||£22,343 (275th)||£22,109 (joint 185th with 2 others)||£16,656||£13,796 (509th)||£14,923 (473rd)||£19,722 (joint 1st with 230 others)||£15,789 (joint 218th with 4 others)|
|London costs||£0||£0||£0||£0||£1,618 (joint 1st with 118 others)||£1,255 (joint 107th with 10 others)||£0||£0|
|Office running costs||£21,890 (129th)||£17,665 (359th)||£19,986 (368th)||£28,400||£19,324 (joint 89th with 9 others)||£18,791 (joint 238th with 4 others)||£18,234 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£18,385 (223rd)|
|Staffing costs||£97,312 (261st)||£94,101 (78th)||£87,240 (176th)||£63,681||£82,233 (31st)||£68,023 (joint 228th with 71 others)||£64,192 (336th)||£44,803 (372nd)|
|Communications Allowance||£10,094 (231st)||£9,548 (228th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£4,296 (488th)1||£8,706 (265th)2||£7,508 (320th)||£4,014||£2,423 (joint 604th with 2 others)||£3,946 (560th)||£7,030 (453rd)||£3,447 (545th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£0||£312 (joint 274th with 1 other)||£0||£0||£0||£167 (joint 375th with 1 other)||£216 (joint 370th with 1 other)||£491 (247th)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£888 (134th)||£1,152 (112th)||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||£6,848 (67th)||£1,671 (64th)||£4,020 (24th)||£3,796||£12,091 (3rd)||£4,120 (15th)||£1,995 (89th)||£1,963 (75th)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£3,492 (175th)||£11,820 (21st)||£13,694||£35,347 (4th)||£11,925 (15th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,477 (28th)||£1,283 (joint 48th with 1 other)||£1,096||£1,737 (joint 497th with 1 other)||£1,737 (joint 488th with 1 other)||£1,737 (joint 460th with 1 other)||£943 (569th)|
|Other Costs||£0||£0||£2,686 (37th)||£5,788||£0||£14,245 (3rd)||£14,671 (2nd)||£1,500 (joint 32nd with 4 others)|
|Total||£165,334 (123rd)||£160,467 (93rd)||£156,652 (41st)||£137,125||£168,569 (2nd)||£139,132 (37th)||£127,797 (46th)||£87,321 (360th)|