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Labour MP for Newcastle upon Tyne East
- Also represented Newcastle upon Tyne East and Wallsend
- Entered Parliament on 9 June 1983 — General election
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- Voting record
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Nick Brown voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted very strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted strongly against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted moderately for 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 the hunting ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly 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: Health, Business, Innovation and Skills, Work and Pensions, Environment Food and Rural Affairs, Home Department
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Departmental Manpower, Departmental Responsibilities, Departmental Offices, Students: Finance, Casinos
(based on written questions asked by Nick Brown and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- International Development (Reporting and Transparency) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Gangmasters (Licensing) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Work Capability Assessment (20 May 2013)
“Will the Minister explain the successful appeals? What factors underlie the success rate?”
- Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Pesticides (15 May 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what his policy is on establishing a regional pilot scheme ban within the UK on the use of neonicotinoid pesticides.”
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- Has spoken in 20 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 71 written questions in the last year — above 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 77.62% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 1 annotation 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") 918 times in debates — well above 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 (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||£15,455 (420th)||£23,068 (165th)||£22,104 (joint 196th with 1 other)||£21,634||£20,902 (joint 1st with 187 others)||£20,333 (joint 3rd with 149 others)||£19,722 (joint 1st with 230 others)||£14,381 (joint 416th with 1 other)|
|London costs||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£319 (joint 122nd with 6 others)||£1,527 (joint 1st with 101 others)||£1,227 (joint 1st with 81 others)|
|Office running costs||£9,277 (591st)||£11,652 (556th)||£18,645 (447th)||£19,991||£15,986 (446th)||£18,798 (joint 192nd with 12 others)||£16,113 (joint 513th with 1 other)||£7,122 (591st)|
|Staffing costs||£95,720 (314th)||£101,153 (10th)||£87,168 (joint 182nd with 1 other)||£84,038||£73,612 (208th)||£71,898 (82nd)||£63,788 (joint 346th with 11 others)||£59,163 (24th)|
|Communications Allowance||£12,466 (71st)||£10,832 (81st)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£9,170 (239th)1||£14,567 (84th)2||£15,165 (70th)||£13,120||£17,624 (87th)||£20,237 (50th)||£15,735 (124th)||£12,045 (138th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£2,087 (16th)||£1,108 (84th)||£1,935 (43rd)||£0||£698 (237th)||£2,840 (24th)||£2,840 (19th)||£5,606 (2nd)|
|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||£5,389 (156th)||£314 (576th)||£328 (599th)||£536||£236 (621st)||£480 (523rd)||£398 (592nd)||£818 (joint 400th with 1 other)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£1,275 (joint 516th with 2 others)||£1,310 (536th)||£1,735||£608 (619th)||£483 (joint 622nd with 1 other)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,346 (joint 121st with 7 others)||£1,142 (joint 175th with 17 others)||£0||£1,966 (joint 147th with 14 others)||£1,966 (joint 141st with 14 others)||£1,966 (joint 139th with 14 others)||£1,966 (joint 133rd with 14 others)|
|Total||£149,562 (333rd)||£165,315 (42nd)||£147,797 (121st)||£141,054||£131,632 (159th)||£137,354 (47th)||£122,089 (118th)||£102,328 (66th)|