Lord Prescott

Former MP

Labour

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How Lord Prescott voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
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Lord Prescott hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Construction Industry — Motion to Take Note 23 Oct 2014

    So everything is okay, then?
  • Construction Industry — Motion to Take Note 23 Oct 2014

    My Lords, this is a very important debate and I congratulate my noble friend Lord O’Neill on getting it. There is no doubt that there are many things to be said on this subject and that there is insufficient time to go into them all. I want to concentrate my remarks on what is called the affordable home. It is all right talking about raising money in different ways, but what if people...
  • Parliamentary Privilege (Defamation) Bill [HL] — Second Reading 27 Jun 2014

    My Lords, I offer my congratulations to the noble, Lord Lester, for his Parliamentary Privilege (Defamation) Bill, which I support on the balance of the arguments. As the noble Lord pointed out, it arises from a dispute between a Member of Parliament in the other House and a paper, the Guardian. Therefore, this conflict raises a number of points in my mind about parliamentary privilege. The...

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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)
  • Secretary of State, Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions (2 May 1997 to 8 Jun 2001)
  • Deputy Prime Minister, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (2 May 1997 to 8 May 2006)

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  • Has spoken in 2 debates in the last year — below 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 60.77% of votes in this House with this affiliation — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 40 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") 44 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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