A selection of Paul Goggins's votes
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Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
3 votes for, 7 votes against, 3 absences, between 2003–2012
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
6 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2012
Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
0 votes for, 9 votes against, in 2013
Generally voted against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, 3 absences, between 2008–2013
Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
1 vote for, 18 votes against, 3 absences, between 2008–2013
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To ask the Secretary of State for Education what arrangements he is making to extend the provision of foster care up to age 21.
One issue that merits greater consideration than the half page given by the commission is the proposal for a temporary exemption from air passenger duty for new long-haul routes from airports outside London. Such an exemption would help airports such as Manchester to develop new routes to China. Will the Secretary of State make sure that this idea stays on the table?
The Secretary of State indicated earlier that he was planning a consultation on mesothelioma victims. Does he accept that the review that his Department recently carried out simply did not fulfil the requirements of section 48 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012?
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Former Labour MP for Wythenshawe and Sale East
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 7 January 2014 — Died
Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Home Department
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Blood: Contamination
- Skipton Fund
- Identity Cards
- Children In Care
Other offices held in the past
- Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office (28 Jun 2007 to 11 May 2010)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Northern Ireland Office (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Home Office (17 Jun 2005 to 8 May 2006)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Correctional Services and Reducing Re-offending), Home Office (11 May 2005 to 17 Jun 2005)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Home Office (13 May 2003 to 11 May 2005)
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- Has spoken in 61 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Paul Goggins’s speeches
- Has received answers to 11 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Responsiveness to messages sent via WriteToThem.com in 2014: Too little data for valid analysis.
- Has voted in 72.69% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 83 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 558 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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