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A selection of Chris McCafferty's votes
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Almost always voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
6 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 1999–2007
Almost always voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
10 votes for, 1 vote against, between 2003–2007
Almost always voted for more EU integration Show votes
30 votes for, 0 votes against, 12 absences, between 2006–2009
Voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2008
Consistently voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, in 2007
Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
7 votes for, 2 votes against, 2 absences, between 1997–2004
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To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what steps his Department is taking to ensure adequate reproductive health and access to reproductive rights in Kenya, with particular reference to family planning and safe abortion services; and if he will make a statement.
To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what recent assessment he has made of the standard of services for vulnerable children in Calderdale; and what steps his Department plans to take to ensure the protection of children.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what guidance his Department issues to (a) GPs, (b) primary care trusts and (c) NHS trusts on cardiac rehabilitation; and if he will make a statement.
More of Chris McCafferty’s recent appearances
Former Labour MP for Calder Valley
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
- International Development
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Sexual and Reproductive Health
- Departmental Expenditure
- Departmental Finance
- Overseas Aid: Health Services
Other offices held in the past
- Member, International Development Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 10 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Chris McCafferty’s speeches
- Has received answers to 41 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 60.17% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 63 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 51 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.
6. Overseas visits
Address of donor: Department of International Cooperation, National Population and Family Planning Commission of China, 14 Zhi Chun Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100191, China.
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £4811.98 for flights, accommodation, catering and incidental expenses.
Destination of visit: Beijing
Date of visit: 16-20 October 2009
Purpose of visit: I chaired a symposium at the 5th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health & Rights.
(Registered 1 February 2010)
Parliamentary Patron, Women in Business (unremunerated).
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