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Labour MP for North East Derbyshire
- Entered Parliament on 5 May 2005 — General election
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- Voting record
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Natascha Engel voted on key issues:
- Voted a mixture of for and against a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords. 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 very strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted moderately for more EU integration. votes
- Voted moderately for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted moderately for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly for a smoking ban. votes
- Has never voted on a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Work and Pensions, Health, Treasury, Home Department, Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Dental Services: Standards, Children: Maintenance, Public Bills, Work Capability Assessment, Single Room Rent Restrictions
(based on written questions asked by Natascha Engel and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Mobile Homes Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Energy Bill Committee (11 out of 12)
- Children, Schools and Families Bill Committee (4 out of 12)
- Finance Bill Committee (15 out of 18)
- Employment Bill Committee (4 out of 4)
- Welfare Reform Bill Committee (3 out of 3)
- Child Maintenance and Other Payments Bill Committee (10 out of 11)
- Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Bill Committee (3 out of 4)
- Finance Bill Committee (11 out of 14)
- National Lottery Bill Committee (8 out of 8)
- Health Bill Committee (7 out of 12)
- Welfare Reform Bill Committee (11 out of 12)
- Business of the House (13 Jun 2013)
“Now that the Backbench Business Committee has reconvened, will the Leader of the House work with us to redesign the e-petitions system, so that it becomes much clearer who is being petitioned and what an e-petition can realistically achieve?”
- Economic Growth (15 May 2013)
“It is a great pleasure for me to take part in this final day of the Queen’s Speech debate, and to talk about the Government’s plan for economic growth. I have serious concerns about their proposals for the big infrastructure project HS2, which will mean that high-speed trains will go through the northern part of my constituency, just south of Sheffield—through Staveley,...”
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- Has spoken in 39 debates in the last year — above 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 medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 66.08% 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 16–17 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") 142 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||£17,264 (377th)||£20,267 (380th)||£22,110 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£21,064|
|Office running costs||£18,044 (310th)||£16,923 (402nd)||£21,977 (184th)||£28,273|
|Staffing costs||£96,966 (274th)||£90,183 (223rd)||£83,257 (362nd)||£75,655|
|Communications Allowance||£5,785 (456th)||£11,523 (59th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£5,965 (381st)1||£5,926 (404th)2||£6,974 (joint 342nd with 1 other)||£5,726|
|Members' Staff Travel||£379 (194th)||£544 (joint 192nd with 1 other)||£703 (174th)||£514|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£823 (144th)||£372 (241st)||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||£1,452 (579th)||£793 (317th)||£1,939 (105th)||£1,936|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£2,124 (355th)||£6,209 (99th)||£6,443||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£966 (joint 594th with 1 other)||£930 (joint 523rd with 22 others)||£930|
|Total||£146,678 (365th)||£149,621 (272nd)||£144,099 (195th)||£140,541|