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Former Labour MP for Sherwood
- Entered Parliament on 9 April 1992 — General election
- Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election
- Majority: 6,652 votes. — 396th out of 643 MPs.
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Paddy Tipping voted on key issues since 2001:
- 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 against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted moderately for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted strongly for introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted very strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted moderately for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Has never voted on automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted moderately for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted moderately for the hunting ban. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party in their last parliament.
Most recent appearances
- Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Expenditure Changes (30 Mar 2010)
“Despite record increases in funding, all nine PCTs operating in the east midlands do not reach the Government's own funding target. Does my right hon. and learned Friend accept that part of the issue is fast population growth in the east midlands? Is not the solution to ensure that new population figures are fed into the funding formula as quickly as possible?”
- Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Marine Conservation Zones (29 Mar 2010)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (1) what steps he plans to take to ensure scientific evidence is taken into account in identifying marine conservation zones under the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009; (2) what socio-economic criteria will be taken into account in (a) the selection of individual sites and (b) the design of an ecologically cohesive...”
- Written Answers — Home Department: Nottinghamshire Police Authority (29 Mar 2010)
“To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he last met representatives of Nottinghamshire police authority and Nottinghamshire police force to discuss (a) their recently published capability study and (b) their future strategy; and if he will make a statement.”
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- Has spoken in 18 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 9 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 77.87% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 8 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
- 41 people are tracking this MP.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 516 times in debates — 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||£13,131 (462nd)||£14,227 (504th)||£12,945 (528th)||£10,915||£10,853 (554th)||£11,790 (542nd)||£19,722 (joint 1st with 230 others)||£15,379 (311th)|
|London costs||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£17 (joint 121st with 8 others)|
|Office running costs||£20,908 (180th)||£21,339 (139th)||£20,440 (joint 292nd with 4 others)||£20,000||£19,325 (joint 11th with 77 others)||£18,799 (joint 13th with 178 others)||£18,234 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£24,065 (86th)|
|Staffing costs||£92,133 (407th)||£84,457 (429th)||£74,791 (560th)||£70,106||£70,209 (363rd)||£63,704 (526th)||£55,773 (580th)||£37,596 (556th)|
|Communications Allowance||£11,751 (105th)||£10,602 (91st)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£12,631 (118th)1||£11,354 (165th)2||£10,910 (172nd)||£10,824||£15,677 (125th)||£15,358 (134th)||£14,604 (154th)||£10,722 (183rd)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£107 (joint 336th with 1 other)||£328 (265th)||£628 (191st)||£107||£155 (joint 388th with 1 other)||£301 (328th)||£292 (339th)||£373 (joint 289th with 1 other)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£471 (204th)||£153 (joint 308th with 1 other)||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||£5,317 (162nd)||£984 (229th)||£1,907 (107th)||£1,409||£2,314 (87th)||£2,149 (54th)||£1,819 (111th)||£1,851 (93rd)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£6,010 (2nd)||£8,143 (54th)||£4,896||£7,726 (69th)||£6,064 (76th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,929 (3rd)||£2,445 (3rd)||£866||£1,424 (593rd)||£693 (648th)||£0||£0|
|Total||£156,449 (242nd)||£151,383 (251st)||£132,209 (427th)||£119,123||£127,683 (237th)||£118,858 (339th)||£110,444 (386th)||£90,003 (291st)|