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Chris McCafferty

Former Labour MP for Calder Valley

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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
  • Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health
  • Epilepsy
  • 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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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 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
Name of donor: The National Population and Family Planning Commission i.e. China Government
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)
11. Miscellaneous
Parliamentary Patron, Women in Business (unremunerated).

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