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Former Labour MP for Cleethorpes
- Entered Parliament on 1 May 1997 — General election
- Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — General election (stood again)
- Majority: 2,642 votes. — 533rd out of 643 MPs.
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Shona McIsaac voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted very strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately for 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 a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted very strongly for the hunting ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted strongly against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted very strongly for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted moderately for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in their last parliament.
Most recent appearances
- Port Business Rates (17 Mar 2010)
“That would be quick.”
- Port Business Rates (17 Mar 2010)
“I congratulate my hon. Friend on securing the debate, which I think is the second that we have had in Westminster Hall on this subject. Given what he has just revealed about what Scotline's liability should have been, does he think that there is a case for investigating the Valuation Office Agency?”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Working Neighbourhoods Fund (9 Mar 2010)
“North East Lincolnshire council was allocated more than £13 million of working neighbourhood funding. However, to date, it has used just £1.5 million of that. Will my right hon. Friend tell me what checks are made on councils to see that they are actually using the money for the purpose for which it is intended? I fear that some of my constituents could have lost out because the...”
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- Has spoken in 22 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 29 written questions in the last year — 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 88.28% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 3 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below 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.
- 40 people are tracking this MP.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 164 times in debates — below 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||£11,084 (492nd)||£15,404 (487th)||£18,729 (431st)||£17,011||£11,443 (548th)||£12,146 (534th)||£19,722 (joint 1st with 230 others)||£14,538 (403rd)|
|Office running costs||£12,536 (521st)||£7,749 (618th)||£14,663 (562nd)||£11,511||£13,766 (536th)||£17,615 (500th)||£17,980 (374th)||£17,938 (242nd)|
|Staffing costs||£105,778 (43rd)||£91,091 (149th)||£91,498 (46th)||£92,318||£68,878 (418th)||£68,018 (309th)||£65,590 (234th)||£46,087 (315th)|
|Communications Allowance||£12,583 (67th)||£14,983 (21st)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£6,082 (375th)1||£5,943 (401st)2||£5,359 (446th)||£5,012||£10,430 (322nd)||£8,774 (371st)||£10,129 (319th)||£7,843 (328th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£0||£0||£912 (137th)||£120||£824 (211th)||£639 (227th)||£425 (279th)||£170 (joint 367th with 2 others)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£1,166 (101st)||£1,521 (86th)||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||£6,991 (22nd)||£779 (324th)||£1,850 (114th)||£1,069||£1,900 (116th)||£831 (joint 341st with 1 other)||£1,848 (104th)||£1,166 (joint 270th with 1 other)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£1,915 (joint 384th with 1 other)||£5,169 (130th)||£2,174||£4,457 (166th)||£3,549 (200th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,219 (joint 296th with 4 others)||£989 (joint 432nd with 6 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)|
|Other Costs||£0||£5,190 (30th)||£0||£0||£5,829 (31st)||£0||£0||£0|
|Total||£156,220 (249th)||£145,794 (339th)||£139,169 (299th)||£129,215||£119,493 (409th)||£113,538 (454th)||£117,660 (218th)||£89,708 (300th)|