Maria Eagle

MP, Garston and Halewood

Garston and Halewood Labour

Maria Eagle campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Maria Eagle’s voting in Parliament

Maria Eagle is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Maria Eagle’s votes.

  • Almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes

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Maria Eagle has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 15 Sep 2016

    My constituent, Maria Hill, who has cleaned Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs offices in Liverpool for 20 years was expecting a modest pay rise when the national living wage came in. Instead, Government contractors ISS cut her hours unilaterally and, as a consequence, she lost her tax credits and was 50 a week worse off. May we have a debate in Government time to discuss how the...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Tolls: Roads and Bridges 15 Sep 2016

    What his policy is on tolls for roads and bridges.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Tolls: Roads and Bridges 15 Sep 2016

    I thank the Minister for the reply. Before the general election, the former Chancellor promised motorists in Cheshire West, Warrington and Chester discounts on the tolls that are to be introduced in 2017 on the new Mersey Gateway bridge and the old Silver Jubilee bridge. I have no objection to the Government’s paying for discounts for motorists, but my constituents in Liverpool and in...

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Profile

Labour MP for Garston and Halewood

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Also represented Liverpool, Garston

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Transport
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Departmental Travel
  • West Coast Railway Line: Franchises
  • Travel
  • High Speed 2 Railway Line
  • Departmental Public Transport

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (5 Jan 2016 to 27 Jun 2016)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Defence (14 Sep 2015 to 5 Jan 2016)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (7 Oct 2013 to 14 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Transport (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Shadow Solicitor General (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Equalities Office) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Minister of State (Government Equalities Office) (also in the Ministry of Justice) (9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Minister of State (Ministry of Justice) (also in Government Equalities Office) (9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Secretary (Government Equalities office) (also in the Ministry of Justice) (5 Oct 2008 to 9 Jun 2009)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice (2 Jul 2007 to 9 Jun 2009)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office) (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education and Skills) (Children and Families) (10 May 2005 to 5 May 2006)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (11 Jun 2001 to 10 May 2005)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (25 Jul 1997 to 29 Nov 1999)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Maria Eagle’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 248 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 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 57.14% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 22 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 129 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Maria Eagle’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 622 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Sep 2016.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: ITV Plc
Address of donor: The London Television Centre, Upper Ground, London SE1 9LT

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets with hospitality for the Six Nations Rugby Championship, England v Wales at Twickenham, total value £2,109.60

Date received: 12 March 2016

Date accepted: 12 March 2016

Donor status: company, registration 04967001

(Registered 21 March 2016)
Name of donor: ITV Plc
Address of donor: The London Television Centre, Upper Ground, London SE1 9LT

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: one ticket with hospitality to the National Theatre's production of 'Waste', total value approx. £50

Date received: 14 March 2016

Date accepted: 14 March 2016

Donor status: company, registration 04967001

(Registered 21 March 2016)
Name of donor: Society of London Theatre
Address of donor: 32 Rose Street, London WC2E 9ET

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets to Olivier Awards and after show, total value £540

Date received: 3 April 2016

Date accepted: 3 April 2016

Donor status: company, registration 527227

(Registered 05 April 2016)

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