Lord Prescott

Former MP

Labour

A selection of Lord Prescott's votes

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  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Details
  • Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Voted moderately for university tuition fees Details
  • Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details

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Lord Prescott hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Deregulation Bill: Report (3rd Day) 11 Feb 2015

    Given the circumstances I have explained, I will go through the practice of withdrawing the amendment at the moment. I beg leave to withdraw the amendment. Amendment 57B withdrawn. Clause 94: Extent Amendment 57C Moved by Lord Wallace of Saltaire 57C: Clause 94, page 73, line 17, after “(10),” insert “(Preventing retaliatory eviction), (Further exemptions to section...
  • Deregulation Bill: Report (3rd Day) 11 Feb 2015

    I certainly agree with that. I have sat here all night and I now know more about parking, and God knows what. I am talking about the lives of people and the safety of our ships. I have to remind the Minister that we are an island nation. I would not have had to repeat what the Minister knows but the only reason that I have taken longer is that I think a noble Lord here in the House said that...
  • Deregulation Bill: Report (3rd Day) 11 Feb 2015

    It was not.

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 8 July 2010

Previously MP for Kingston upon Hull East until 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election

Entered House of Commons on 18 June 1970 — General election

Also represented Kingston upon Hull East

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Other offices held in the past

  • Deputy Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister (17 Aug 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Deputy Prime Minister, Cabinet Office (3 Aug 2006 to 17 Aug 2006)
  • Deputy Prime Minister (27 Jul 2006 to 3 Aug 2006)
  • Deputy Prime Minister, Cabinet Office (27 Jun 2006 to 27 Jul 2006)
  • Deputy Prime Minister (8 May 2006 to 27 Jun 2006)
  • Deputy Prime Minister, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (2 May 1997 to 8 May 2006)
  • Secretary of State, Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions (2 May 1997 to 8 Jun 2001)

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  • Has spoken in 55 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 62.74% of votes in this House with this affiliation — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 440 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 47 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Further payment as part of contract with Tiger Aspect Productions for programme entitled 'Prescott on Class'. (£15,001-£20,000)
Fee for speech at the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities Annual Conference in Dundee on 5 March 2009, arranged through JLA Associates. (£5,001-£10,000) My travel costs were met by COSLA. (Registered 9 April 2009)
Payment of £350 from the Malcolm Billings and Associates Production Company for presenting BBC Radio 4 programme on the Merchant Navy. Payment passed on to charity. (Registered 20 August 2009)
Payment of £6468.75 from Tiger Aspect Productions received on 11 August 2009 as part of fee for television programme 'The North South Divide'. Hours worked: 5 days in August (Registered 20 August 2009)
6. Overseas visits
11-16 April to Chongquing, China, at the invitation of COFTEC (Chongquing Overseas Foreign and Trade Economic Commission) to further the relationship between Yorkshire and Chongquing. Flights, transfers, hotel accommodation and hospitality were provided by COFTEC. (Registered 28 April 2009)
Name of donor: Chinese People's Institute of Foreign Affairs (CPIFA)
Address of donor: 71 Nanchizi Street, Beijing 100006, People's Republic of China.
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): all flights, accommodation and transfers were met by CPIFA. Value: £15,227.
Destination of visit: Beijing, China.
Date of visit: 17-21 November 2009
Purpose of visit: attended with one other and a member of my parliamentary staff to address and participate in the China-EU Strategic Partnership Forum, hosted by CPIFA.
(Registered 21 December 2009)
Name of donor: (1) March Publishing Limited
(2) Lehman Brown
(3) Chinese Government Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM)
Address of donor: (1) South Fens Conference Centre, Fenton Way, Chattens, Cambridgeshire, PE16 6TT.
(2) 6/F Dongwai Diplomatic Building, 23 Dongzhimenwai Dajie, Beijing 100600, China.
(3) No.2 Dong Chang An Street, Beijing 100731, People's Republic of China.
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) £3964 (Hong Kong: accommodation and transfers)
(2) £1260 (Hong Kong to Beijing: accommodation, internal flight and transfers)
(3) £4526.40 (transfers, accommodation, return flight from London to Hong Kong, internal flights from Beijing to Xiamen and Xiamen to Hong Kong)
Destination of visit: Hong Kong and China
Date of visit: 1-10 September 2009
Purpose of visit: for me and one other. Attended and addressed a 48 Group reception in Hong Kong. Spoke at British Chamber of Commerce dinner in Beijing. Attended the China International Fair for Investment and Trade (CFIT) in Xiamen.
(Registered 21 December 2009)
11. Miscellaneous
29 July 2009 I took part in a BBC programme in Cardiff. No fee paid. My travel and overnight accommodation was paid for by Babycow Productions. (Registered 20 August 2009)

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