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- Also represented Kingston upon Hull East
- 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 Parliament on 18 June 1970 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Lord Prescott voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted very strongly for introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted moderately for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately for more EU integration. votes
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Has never voted on automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Has never voted on a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted very strongly for the hunting ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Has never voted on increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately 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 university tuition fees. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party.
- Press Regulation — Statement (8 Oct 2013)
“My Lords, the House will not be surprised that the Privy Council has rejected the PressBoF charter simply because it is not supported by all the industry or compliant with Leveson’s requirements. However, is the Minister aware that that caused a further delay? Why was it given preference over Parliament’s agreed charter? That delay was seven months and there is now another...”
- Written Answers — House of Lords: Press Regulation (29 Aug 2013)
“To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Gardiner of Kimble on 25 July (WA 235), whether they will now arrange for the list of members to be published in the Official Report; and if not, why not.”
- Written Answers — House of Lords: Press Regulation (25 Jul 2013)
“To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they propose to present to the Privy Council the all-party Royal Charter on press regulation; and whether they will do so before the completion of the consideration of the draft Royal Charter on that subject now before the Privy Council.”
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- Has spoken in 11 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 3 written questions in the last year — above 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 61.82% of votes in this House with this affiliation — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 39 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") 42 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (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||£24,006 (joint 1st with 48 others)||£23,083 (joint 1st with 142 others)||£16,728 (joint 471st with 1 other)||£12,826||£14,166 (500th)||£20,057 (246th)||£19,000 (367th)||£18,009 (joint 2nd with 55 others)|
|Office running costs||£12,891 (506th)||£10,920 (568th)||£11,394 (608th)||£14,874||£12,401 (567th)||£10,780 (628th)||£9,942 (625th)||£15,883 (317th)|
|Staffing costs||£101,062 (123rd)||£88,563 (290th)||£85,315 (285th)||£78,891||£70,698 (303rd)||£67,579 (353rd)||£62,626 (384th)||£49,366 (205th)|
|Members' Travel||£12,785 (115th)1||£12,182 (142nd)2||£6,600 (358th)||£4,612||£3,981 (570th)||£4,716 (536th)||£7,807 (417th)||£5,544 (442nd)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£1,110 (72nd)||£1,228 (72nd)||£1,554 (62nd)||£208||£515 (joint 275th with 1 other)||£92 (joint 429th with 1 other)||£0||£1,324 (93rd)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£2,089 (44th)||£2,031 (61st)||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||£2,356 (465th)||£674 (joint 374th with 1 other)||£602 (468th)||£803||£859 (337th)||£738 (386th)||£1,090 (296th)||£511 (joint 549th with 1 other)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£1,712 (427th)||£1,512 (496th)||£2,799||£1,162 (551st)||£1,625 (478th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,251 (joint 262nd with 1 other)||£991 (429th)||£0||£1,712 (510th)||£1,712 (500th)||£1,712 (472nd)||£0|
|Other Costs||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£9,880 (11th)||£9,774 (2nd)|
|Total||£156,298 (248th)||£141,644 (394th)||£124,696 (514th)||£115,013||£105,494 (584th)||£107,299 (546th)||£112,057 (349th)||£100,411 (89th)|