Jim Cousins

Former MP, Newcastle upon Tyne Central

Newcastle upon Tyne Central Labour

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Former Labour MP for Newcastle upon Tyne Central

Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Treasury
  • Work and Pensions
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Education and Skills
  • Departmental Staff
  • Iraq
  • Departmental Officials
  • Pension Credit
  • Departmental Contracts

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Treasury Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Treasury Sub-committee Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 6 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Jim Cousins’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 240 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 69.25% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — well below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 52 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 228 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

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