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Jimmy Hood

Former Labour MP for Lanark and Hamilton East

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Recent appearances

  • Bill Presented: Clause 6 — Charge for financial year 2016 25 Mar 2015

    Order. I ask Members for order to allow the hon. Lady to make her point of order.
  • Bill Presented: Clause 6 — Charge for financial year 2016 25 Mar 2015

    I thank the hon. Lady for her point of order. She may want to take her point up with the Procedure Committee. Unfortunately, it is not a matter for me. Six hours having elapsed since the commencement of proceedings on the Finance (No. 2) Bill, the proceedings were interrupted (Order, 24 March). The Chair put forthwith the Question necessary for the disposal of the business to be concluded at...

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Former Labour MP for Lanark and Hamilton East

Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — General election

Also represented Clydesdale


Topics of interest

  • Trade and Industry
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Justice and Home Affairs Council
  • Ecofin
  • Agriculture and Fisheries Council
  • General Affairs and External Relations Council
  • General Affairs Council

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (18 Oct 2006 to 25 Apr 2007)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (26 Jun 2001 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, European Scrutiny Committee (17 Nov 1998 to 18 Oct 2006)
  • Member, Defence Committee (14 Jul 1998 to 11 May 2001)
  • Chair, European Legislation Sub-Committee on Roads Safety Competence (18 Nov 1993 to 8 Nov 1995)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (27 Apr 1992 to 18 Oct 2006)
  • Chair, European Legislation Committee (1 Jan 1992 to 17 Nov 1998)
  • Member, European Legislation Sub-Committee I (12 Jul 1989 to 10 Jan 1990)
  • Member, European Legislation Committee (17 Jun 1987 to 1 Jan 1992)

Future MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 12 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Jimmy Hood’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 39.79% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 31 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 215 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Fees for completing surveys for CommunicateResearch Ltd, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA:
28 April 2014.  Received £75.  Hours: 30 mins.  Fee donated to charity. (Registered 28 April 2014)
6 June 2014, received £75.  Hours: 30 mins.  Fee donated to charity. (Registered 13 June 2014)
29 July 2014, received £75.  Hours: 30 mins.  Fee donated to community group. (Registered 14 August 2014)
29 September 2014, received £75.   Hours: 30 mins.  Fee Donated to Community Group. (Registered 2 October 2014)
27 November 2014, received £75.  Hours: 30 mins.   Fee donated to charity (Registered 15 December 2014)
16 February, 2015, received £75.  Hours: 30 mins.  Fee donated to a community group. (Registered 16 February 2015)
Fee for completing survey for Market & Opinion Research International Ltd, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY:
30 September 2014, received £200.  Hours: 60 mins. Fee donated to Community Association. (Registered 2 October 2014)
Fee for completing survey for YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT:
4 June 2014, received £80.  Hours: 30 mins.  Fee donated to charity. (Registered 13 June 2014)
4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Unite the Union
(a) Address of donor: Unite House, 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TN
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
(a) Donor status: trade union
(a) (Registered 25 July 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: The Taipei Representative Office in the UK (TRO)
Address of donor: 50 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0EB
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): the approximate amount includes accommodation £600, food £300 and return flights £2,400; total £3,300
Destination of visit: Taiwan
Date of visit: 26 July-2 August 2014
Purpose of visit: As part of the British-Taiwanese APPG, to promote the understanding of Taiwan and strengthen UK-Taiwan relations.
(Registered 11 August 2014)

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