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Labour MP for Blyth Valley
- Entered Parliament on 11 June 1987 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Ronnie Campbell voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted 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 greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted moderately for more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted moderately for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted moderately against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted very strongly against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly against the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly against replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly for the hunting ban. votes
- Voted moderately for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted very strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately for equal gay rights. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Justice, Work and Pensions, Health, Education and Skills, Culture Media and Sport
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Ashwell Prison, Further Education (Blyth Valley), New Deal (Blyth Valley), Carbon Capture and Storage, Dentistry
(based on written questions asked by Ronnie Campbell and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Criminal Law (Amendment) (Householder Protection) Bill Committee (1 out of 3)
- Civil Defence (Grant) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Finance Bill Committee (4 out of 7)
- Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (6 Mar 2013)
“A recent report by the TUC suggested that wages in this country have been depressed by 3% since you came to power. Sorry, I meant the Tories, not you, Mr Speaker. Given that fact and the cuts to welfare, why is it that bankers, spivs and speculators can get away with stuffing their pockets with £50 notes under the guise of bonuses? When will the Prime Minister get a grip of the fat cats?...”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust (Inquiry) (6 Feb 2013)
“The Prime Minister mentioned that Members of Parliament should be involved and I think the report mentioned it, too. When I first came to this place more than 20 years ago, I was stuck on a Committee called the parliamentary Select Committee for the ombudsman, who has the power of a High Court judge. We used to look at health service cases very regularly and bring the board members and chief...”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Banking Reform (4 Feb 2013)
“But why are we pussyfooting with these banks? Why not just nationalise them and make them into a good public service? After all, we own half of them.”
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- Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 4 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 71.48% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 9 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 13–14 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") 139 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 (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||£23,854 (81st)||£23,083 (joint 1st with 142 others)||£22,110 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£21,634||£20,902 (joint 1st with 187 others)||£20,333 (joint 3rd with 149 others)||£19,721 (joint 232nd with 8 others)||£16,209 (146th)|
|Office running costs||£27,092 (25th)||£20,824 (188th)||£21,016 (233rd)||£19,971||£19,316 (joint 114th with 3 others)||£18,799 (joint 13th with 178 others)||£18,234 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£17,528 (249th)|
|Staffing costs||£81,457 (554th)||£90,455 (197th)||£86,688 (214th)||£83,907||£68,351 (442nd)||£66,141 (410th)||£61,980 (joint 397th with 36 others)||£44,983 (364th)|
|Communications Allowance||£10,437 (162nd)||£9,222 (262nd)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£9,671 (213th)1||£11,298 (169th)2||£10,876 (174th)||£8,321||£16,655 (103rd)||£17,165 (91st)||£17,028 (95th)||£16,558 (42nd)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£2,367 (13th)||£504 (209th)||£1,327 (83rd)||£2,196||£2,473 (44th)||£630 (230th)||£1,195 (131st)||£1,935 (40th)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£0||£3,454 (21st)||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||£2,915 (388th)||£353 (joint 559th with 2 others)||£179 (633rd)||£376||£65 (646th)||£475 (joint 526th with 2 others)||£30 (653rd)||£871 (joint 383rd with 1 other)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£1,427 (485th)||£1,055 (576th)||£450||£429 (627th)||£1,149 (538th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,093 (498th)||£905 (joint 558th with 1 other)||£0||£1,866 (joint 374th with 3 others)||£1,866 (joint 368th with 3 others)||£1,866 (joint 359th with 2 others)||£1,866 (joint 336th with 2 others)|
|Other Costs||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£1,500 (joint 57th with 3 others)||£0|
|Total||£157,792 (224th)||£161,713 (79th)||£144,156 (193rd)||£136,855||£130,057 (185th)||£126,558 (178th)||£121,554 (134th)||£99,950 (94th)|