Barbara Follett

Former MP, Stevenage

Stevenage Labour

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Profile

Former Labour MP for Stevenage

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

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Treasury
  • Health
  • Trade and Industry
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Foot Health Care
  • Equal Pay
  • Health Professions Council
  • Tax Law Rewrite Project
  • Zimbabwe

Other offices held in the past

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (the East of England), Department for Communities and Local Government (23 Mar 2010 to 11 May 2010)
  • Minister of State (the East of England), Regional Affairs (24 Sep 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (the East of England), Department for Communities and Local Government (24 Sep 2009 to 23 Mar 2010)
  • Minister of State (Culture and Tourism), Regional Affairs (10 Jun 2009 to 24 Sep 2009)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Culture and Tourism), Department for Culture, Media & Sport (10 Jun 2009 to 24 Sep 2009)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Culture), Department for Culture, Media & Sport (10 Feb 2009 to 10 Jun 2009)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Culture; Minister for the East of England), Department for Culture, Media & Sport (9 Oct 2008 to 10 Feb 2009)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Culture, Media & Sport (6 Oct 2008 to 9 Oct 2008)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Government Equalities Office (3 Dec 2007 to 6 Oct 2008)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (and Minister for the East of England), Department for Work and Pensions (28 Jun 2007 to 3 Dec 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Tessa Jowell, Secretary of State), Department for Culture, Media & Sport (10 Nov 2005 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 32 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Barbara Follett’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 81.60% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 6 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below 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.
  • 37 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 151 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

8. Land and Property
Residential flat in London, from which rental income is received.
Residential house in Cape Town, South Africa, from which rental income is received.
A holiday home in Antigua, jointly owned with my husband, occasionally let for rental.
9. Registrable shareholdings
(a) BEK Partnership; recording studio.

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