Margaret Hodge

MP, Barking

Barking Labour

Margaret Hodge’s voting in Parliament

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

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Margaret Hodge

Last updated: 19 Apr 2017

Recent appearances

  • Terror Attacks 22 Jun 2017

    I welcome the Home Secretary’s statement. In the days following both the Manchester and London Bridge attacks, a number of my constituents were arrested, with suspicions around terrorism. This is the first time that that has happened in Barking and Dagenham. Most of my constituents, of all religions, all creeds and all ethnicities, share with all of us the horror at the outrages, the...
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Advance Pricing Agreements 24 Apr 2017

    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many Advance Thin Capitalisation agreements were made in (a) 2014-15 and (b) 2015-16; how long it took to reach each such agreement; how many such agreements are still in force; how many intra-group company bodies apply to those agreements; and what the average level of taxable profits was for those agreements.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Outpatients: Attendance 5 Apr 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many outpatient (a) ophthalmology, (b) medical ophthalmology, (c) optometry and (d) orthoptic follow-up appointments for adults over 19-years of age were (i) cancelled or (ii) not attended by the patient in 2015-16.

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Labour MP for Barking

Entered the House of Commons on 19 June 1994 — unknown

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Topics of interest

Margaret Hodge campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health
  • HM Treasury
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Work and Pensions
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Companies: Ownership
  • Child Tax Credit: Barking and Dagenham
  • Genetics: Screening
  • Social Rented Housing: Barking and Dagenham
  • Accident and Emergency Departments

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (19 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Public Accounts Commission (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, Public Accounts Committee (10 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Culture and Tourism) (12 May 2010 to 10 Jun 2010)
  • Minister of State (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) (Culture and Tourism) (22 Sep 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Minister of State (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) (Culture, Creative Industries and Tourism) (29 Jun 2007 to 5 Oct 2008)
  • Minister of State (Industry and the Regions) (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions) (Work) (10 May 2005 to 5 May 2006)
  • Minister of State (Education and Skills) (Children) (13 Jun 2003 to 10 May 2005)
  • Minister of State (Education and Skills) (Lifelong Learning, Further and Higher Education) (11 Jun 2001 to 13 Jun 2003)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education and Employment) (Employment and Equal Opportunities) (28 Jul 1998 to 10 Jun 2001)
  • Chair, Education Sub-committee (23 Jul 1997 to 9 Nov 1998)
  • Member, Employment Sub-committee (23 Jul 1997 to 9 Nov 1998)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (14 Jul 1997 to 16 Nov 1998)
  • Chair, Education & Employment Committee (21 Mar 1997 to 9 Nov 1998)
  • Member, Deregulation Committee (26 Feb 1996 to 21 Mar 1997)
  • Member, Education & Employment Committee (15 Nov 1995 to 21 Mar 1997)
  • Member, Education Sub-committee (15 Nov 1995 to 23 Jul 1997)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Little, Brown Book Group, Carmelite House, 50 Victoria Embankment, London EC4Y 0DZ, through David Higham Associates, Waverley House, 7-12 Noel St, London W1F 8GQ:
20 June 2016, received £7,175 as a further instalment for a book I have been writing over the past 14 months. Hours: impossible to calculate. (Registered 01 July 2016)
16 September 2016, received £7,175 as a further instalment for a book I wrote over the past 17 months. Hours: impossible to calculate. (Registered 21 September 2016; updated 13 January 2017)
12 January 2017, received £1,000 for the serialisation of my book. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 14 March 2017)
6 April 2017, received £7,175 as a further instalment for my book (published in September 2016). Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 06 April 2017)
20 April 2016, received £5,000 from Interserve, Interserve House, Ruscombe Business Park, Twyford, RG10 9JU, for a speech on 12 April 2016. Hours: 45 mins plus preparation. (Registered 03 May 2016)
6 July 2016, received £1,000 from ICAS, CA House, 21 Haymarket Yards, Edinburgh EH12 5BH, for a speech on 24 May 2016. Hours: 40 mins plus preparation. (Registered 06 July 2016)
28 October 2016, received £200 from Avalon UK, 4a Exmoor Street, London W10 6BD, for an interview. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 28 October 2016)
14 March 2017, received £250 from Prospect Magazine, 2 Queen Anne’s Gate, London, SW1H 9AA, for an article in the March 2017 issue. Hours: approx. 3 hrs. (Registered 14 March 2017)
24 March 2017 of £131.36 from the Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society, 1st Floor, Barnard's Inn, 86 Fetter Lane, London EC4A 1EN, as secondary royalties on past publications. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 29 March 2017)
11 October 2016, received £150 from the Cheltenham Literature Festival, 109-111 Bath Road, Cheltenham GL53 7LS, for an appearance to promote my book. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 18 April 2017)
11 October 2016, received £150 from the Henley Literature Festival, 36 Hart St, Henley-on-Thames RG9 2AU, for an appearance to promote my book. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 18 April 2017)
14 November 2016, received £150 from the Dulwich Literary Festival, Dulwich Books Ltd., 6 Croxted Road, London SE21 8SW, for an appearance to promote my book. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 18 April 2017)
11 April 2017, received £150 from the Oxford Literary Festival, Greyfriars Court, Paradise Square, Oxford OX1 1BE, for an appearance to promote my book. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 18 April 2017)
26 April 2017, received £9,500 from the Greater London Authority at City Hall, The Queen’s Walk, London, SE1 2AA for leading an inquiry. Hours: approx. 350 hrs. (Registered 27 April 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
Unremunerated member of the Advisory Board of GovernUp, a project to improve the effectiveness of government. (Registered 03 April 2014)
From September 2016, unremunerated Visiting Fellow of Practice at the Blavatnik School of Government at Oxford University. (Registered 08 September 2016)
From June 2015, unremunerated Visiting Professor at King’s College London. (Registered 13 September 2016)
From August 2015, unremunerated member of the Westminster Foundation for Democracy's Board of Governors. (Registered 21 March 2017)
From October 2015, unremunerated member of the Editorial Board of Political Quarterly. (Registered 21 March 2017)
From November 2015, unremunerated Chair of the Board of Directors of the Theatre Royal Stratford East. (Registered 21 March 2017)
From February 2016, unremunerated Co-chair of the Fawcett Society’s Local Government Commission. (Registered 21 March 2017)

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