Ann Coffey

Former MP, Stockport

Stockport Labour

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Recent appearances

  • Prisons and Courts Bill 20 Mar 2017

    This is a very welcome announcement, but it will mean that more cases will have to be included in the roll-out of section 28, which is due to be completed by December 2017. The sexual assault referral centre in Manchester is currently a remote site, enabling cross-examination of vulnerable witnesses by video link to the court. Will the Secretary of State consider the use of existing remote...
  • Housing White Paper 7 Feb 2017

    Some councils have fallen short of meeting their housing need for years because their local plans have protected the green belt, limiting the supply of land. If that is also the Secretary of State’s priority, how is he going to achieve his ambition for safe, secure homes, particularly for families who do not want to live in high-rise flats, on the scale that he has outlined today?
  • Statutory Sex and Relationships Education 31 Jan 2017

    Thank you very much, Sir Edward, for calling me to speak. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Kingston upon Hull North (Diana Johnson) on securing this important debate and on her excellent speech calling for statutory sex and relationships education, for which she has campaigned in Parliament with dogged determination for many years. Across Greater Manchester, there are many...

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Former Labour MP for Stockport

Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

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Topics of interest

Ann Coffey campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Department
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Education
  • Treasury
  • Justice
  • Departmental Marketing
  • Children in Care
  • Children: Care Homes
  • Missing Persons
  • Witnesses

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) (23 Jun 2011 to 26 Mar 2012)
  • Member, Committee on Issue of Privilege (Police Searches on Parliamentary Estate) (13 Jul 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Alistair Darling, Chancellor of the Exchequer), HM Treasury (28 Jun 2007 to 16 Jan 2009)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Alistair Darling, Secretary of State), Department of Trade and Industry (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Alistair Darling, Secretary of State), Scotland Office (10 Nov 2005 to 8 May 2006)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Alistair Darling, Secretary of State), Department for Transport (10 Nov 2005 to 8 May 2006)
  • Member, Accommodation and works Committee (10 Feb 2005 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Alistair Darling, Secretary of State), Department for Transport (13 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (9 Feb 2000 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Health) (1 Jun 1996 to 1 Jun 1997)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Health) (1 Jan 1996 to 1 Jan 1997)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jan 1995 to 1 Jan 1996)
  • Member, Trade & Industry Committee (9 Feb 1993 to 27 Nov 1995)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 7 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Ann Coffey’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 22 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 62.31% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 6 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 162 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 251 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

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Last updated: 2 May 2017.


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