John Grogan

Former MP, Selby

Selby Labour

A selection of John Grogan's votes

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  • Generally voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Almost always voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Energy and Climate Change: Topical Questions 8 Apr 2010

    Will the Secretary of State say a few words about the impact of the proposed level of feed-in tariffs on the development of anaerobic digestion plants such as the proposed Selby renewable energy plant, which is set to power 10,000 homes in the town?
  • Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Local Press: Competition 8 Apr 2010

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills if he will refer the transfer of Guardian Media Group to Trinity Mirror to the Competition Commission to investigate potential monopolies in media ownership in Cheshire and Surrey.
  • Business of the House: Clause 4 — Obligation to notify subscribers of reported infringements 7 Apr 2010

    I want to say a few words about the concept of the super-affirmative resolution procedure, which I had never heard of before last week when I was having my photograph taken with six members of the Mongolian Revolutionary People's party-a sister party of the Labour party-and Lord Mandelson. That is not an event that happens every day, but it did happen last week. Lord Mandelson whispered...

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Profile

Former Labour MP for Selby

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

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Topics of interest

  • Trade and Industry
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Health
  • Departmental Contracts
  • A69: Greenhead
  • Defence Fire Service
  • Large Combustion Plants Directive
  • Forensic Science Service

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 39 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all John Grogan’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 27 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 75.85% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 8 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 42 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.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
I write a column for The Morning Advertiser every five weeks (£250 per article). (Up to £5,000) Payments made by William Reed Business Media Ltd, Broadfield Park, Crawley RH11 9RT
£250 article for Morning Advertiser column. Hours worked: 2 hours. (Registered 4 September 2009)
£250 article for Morning Advertiser column. Hours worked: 2 hours. (Registered 17 September 2009)
£250 article for Morning Advertiser column. Hours worked: 2 hrs. (Registered 4 February 2010)
£250 article for Morning Advertiser column. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 18 March 2010)
£200 paid by Improvement and Development Agency, Layden House, 76-86 Turnmill Street, London EC1M 5LG, for speech made on 22 June 2009. Hours worked: 3 hours. (Registered 29 July 2009)
£150 paid by Syracuse University London Programme, Faraday House, 48-51 Old Gloucester Street, London WC1N 3AE, for speech made on 25 June 2009. Hours worked: 3 hours. (Registered 29 July 2009)
6. Overseas visits
4-6 May 2009, to Qatar to attend the 9<SUP>th Doha forum on Democracy, Development and Free Trade as part of the Britain-Qatar All-Party Group delegation. Flights to and from Qatar and accommodation paid by the Government of Qatar. (Registered 26 May 2009)
6-9 May 2009, to the United Arab Emirates on a fact-finding visit. Accommodation and hospitality provided by Mashreq Bank. I paid for my flights between Qatar and UAE. (Registered 26 May 2009)

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