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A selection of Ann Coffey's votes
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Generally voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 12 votes against, 6 absences, between 2012–2018
Generally voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 4 votes against, 3 absences, between 2010–2016
Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 9 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2016
Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
0 votes for, 12 votes against, between 2013–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
10 votes for, 4 votes against, 2 absences, between 1997–2017
Almost always voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
7 votes for, 1 vote against, 3 absences, between 1999–2016
We have lots more plain English analysis of Ann Coffey’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Ann Coffey’s full vote analysis page for more.
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate he has made of the proportion of looked-after children in children’s homes who have gone missing from children’s homes (a) in borough and (b) out of borough in each year since 2012.
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many looked-after children were in children's homes (a) in borough and (b) out of borough during the year for each year since 2015.
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate he has made of the number of looked after children in children's homes in each year since 2015.
More of Ann Coffey’s recent appearances
Former Independent MP for Stockport
Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election
Party was Labour until 17 Feb 2019
Topics of interest
Ann Coffey campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Ministry of Justice
- Department for Education
- Home Department
- Children in Care
- Departmental Marketing
- Children: Care Homes
- Registered Intermediaries
- Missing Persons
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)
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- Has spoken in 8 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Ann Coffey’s speeches
- Has received answers to 28 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 58.46% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 122 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 261 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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