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Sylvia Heal

Former Deputy Speaker MP for Halesowen and Rowley Regis

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A selection of Sylvia Heal's votes

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Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: Finance Bill 7 Apr 2010

    Order. The hon. Member must now focus his remarks on the Finance Bill that is currently before the House and on the measures contained in that Bill.
  • Business of the House: Finance Bill 7 Apr 2010

    Order. I have allowed the hon. Gentleman some latitude, because this is a Second Reading, but it is of the Finance Bill rather than the economy in general. Perhaps his remarks in future could bear some relation to the Bill before the House.
  • Business of the House: Finance Bill 7 Apr 2010

    Order. I remind all hon. Members of my earlier comments about the fact that we are discussing the Finance Bill.

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Former Deputy Speaker, and Labour MP for Halesowen and Rowley Regis

Entered the House of Commons on 22 March 1990 — unknown

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

Also represented Staffordshire Mid


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  • Has spoken in 116 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Sylvia Heal’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Speakers/ deputy speakers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 0.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
    Speakers and deputy speakers cannot vote except to break a tie.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 14–15 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 32 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 328 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.


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