A selection of Joan Humble's votes
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Almost always voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
6 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 1999–2007
Voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2008
Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
5 votes for, 1 vote against, 5 absences, between 1997–2004
Consistently voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
0 votes for, 11 votes against, between 2003–2007
Consistently voted for more EU integration Show votes
41 votes for, 1 vote against, between 2006–2009
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2007
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What his most recent assessment is of the effectiveness of Government support for local authority regeneration initiatives in the north-west; and if he will make a statement.
A clear indication of the effectiveness of the Government's plans for regeneration in Blackpool has been the substantial rise-in some instances, 40 per cent.-in the numbers of visitors to the town. Some have come to see the new St. John's square, the Brilliance project and the new promenade taking shape. Will the Minister continue, therefore, to support regeneration projects in Blackpool and...
Does the Minister share my concern and that of many other Blackpool residents that our local Conservative council is refusing to put in an extra £148,000 to repair the many potholes that have appeared after the winter, when it has £6.8 million in reserves?
More of Joan Humble’s recent appearances
Former Labour MP for Blackpool North and Fleetwood
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
Topics of interest
- Education and Skills
- Work and Pensions
- Armed Forces: Training
- Armed Services
- Harassment Investigations
- Armed Forces: Suicide
- Armed Forces: Death
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Work and Pensions Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Draft Mental Incapacity Bill (Joint Committee) (28 May 2004 to 11 Jun 2004)
- Member, Work and Pensions Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
- Chairman, Local Authorities (Overview and Scrutiny) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Autism Bill Committee (3 out of 3)
- Chairman, Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill Committee (7 out of 18)
- Chairman, Energy Bill Committee (7 out of 15)
- Chairman, Crown Employment (Nationality) Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Chairman, Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Bill Committee (4 out of 7)
- Chairman, Animal Welfare Bill Committee (4 out of 8)
- Chairman, Charities Bill Committee (5 out of 9)
- Gambling Bill Committee (2 out of 14)
- Mental Capacity Bill Committee (10 out of 12)
- Fire and Rescue Services Bill Committee (7 out of 11)
- Gambling Bill Committee (6 out of 6)
- Age-Related Payments Bill Committee (1 out of 2)
- Criminal Justice Bill Committee (29 out of 32)
- Employment Bill Committee (17 out of 17)
- Criminal Justice and Police Bill Committee (11 out of 15)
- Social Security Fraud Bill Committee (3 out of 3)
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- Has spoken in 28 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Joan Humble’s speeches
- Has received answers to 18 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 83.77% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above 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.
- 58 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 181 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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