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Former Conservative MP for Fylde
- Entered Parliament on 11 June 1987 — General election
- Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election
- Majority: 12,459 votes. — 150th out of 643 MPs.
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Michael Jack voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted strongly against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted strongly against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted moderately against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted moderately against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted strongly for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Has never voted on a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted moderately against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted strongly against more EU integration. votes
- Has never voted on automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party in their last parliament.
Most recent appearances
- Energy and Climate Change: Renewable Heat Incentive (8 Apr 2010) has video
“Do the Government have any plans to assist the installation of renewable heat facilities in existing commercial buildings?”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Food Wastage (25 Mar 2010) has video
“As this will be my last Question Time, may I thank the Secretary of State and his team of Ministers for the help that they have given to the Select Committee on Environment, Food and Rural Affairs? In that context, in our report on-”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Rural Economy (25 Mar 2010) has video
“What steps his Department is taking together with other Government Departments to strengthen the rural economy.”
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- Has spoken in 20 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 7 written questions in the last year — below 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 67.16% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 4 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.
- 46 people are tracking this MP.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 902 times in debates — well 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||£22,726 (157th)||£22,000 (292nd)||£19,651 (401st)||£19,102||£17,557 (415th)||£15,498 (455th)||£15,319 (510th)||£15,906 (195th)|
|Office running costs||£9,460 (588th)||£10,873 (572nd)||£11,097 (609th)||£13,482||£14,725 (499th)||£18,799 (joint 13th with 178 others)||£15,068 (547th)||£13,018 (417th)|
|Staffing costs||£84,157 (535th)||£82,621 (480th)||£84,385 (319th)||£81,968||£73,134 (220th)||£72,088 (80th)||£67,313 (166th)||£55,927 (55th)|
|Communications Allowance||£0||£192 (597th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£8,580 (261st)1||£11,074 (182nd)2||£12,266 (124th)||£11,011||£13,572 (193rd)||£12,828 (217th)||£14,451 (160th)||£10,177 (207th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£0||£440 (229th)||£745 (168th)||£479||£10 (joint 467th with 1 other)||£454 (278th)||£764 (200th)||£357 (joint 294th with 1 other)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£1,131 (105th)||£326 (257th)||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||£4,068 (259th)||£751 (341st)||£1,064 (257th)||£875||£1,222 (228th)||£958 (joint 273rd with 1 other)||£1,588 (147th)||£1,321 (218th)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£4,858 (72nd)||£6,446 (93rd)||£6,662||£6,573 (87th)||£6,570 (63rd)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,181 (joint 356th with 1 other)||£937 (joint 502nd with 4 others)||£312||£1,847 (joint 398th with 2 others)||£1,847 (joint 391st with 2 others)||£1,641 (489th)||£1,536 (joint 448th with 1 other)|
|Total||£130,121 (541st)||£134,316 (481st)||£136,591 (346th)||£133,891||£128,640 (215th)||£129,042 (134th)||£116,144 (253rd)||£98,242 (114th)|