I will take a maximum of two minutes, Mr. Speaker. I welcome all aspects of the Bill, particularly as one of those who originally gave evidence to Sir Michael Pitt's inquiry and who was interviewed about some of the recommendations that we wanted it to come up with. That inquiry and its recommendations were excellent. As a consequence, the Bill will be welcomed throughout the country as a...
I thank the Front Benchers for giving me the opportunity to speak. I should tell the Minister that new clause 19 is a probing provision, but in probing I wish to ensure that we make progress on the discussions that I have been trying to have with his Department since October 2008 on this matter. I have been engaged on issues associated with insurance and flooding since the 1980s, both as a...
So long as I am one of those interested MPs.
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Former Labour MP for Makerfield
Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election
Topics of interest
- Culture Media and Sport
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
- Work and Pensions
- State Retirement Pensions: Eligibility
- Terrorism: Compensation
- West Bank
- Gaming Machines
Other offices held in the past
- Minister of State (Trade & Investment), Foreign & Commonwealth Office (3 Aug 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Minister of State (Trade & Investment), Department of Trade and Industry (3 Aug 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Minister of State (Trade), Department of Trade and Industry (8 May 2006 to 3 Aug 2006)
- Minister of State (Trade), Foreign & Commonwealth Office (8 May 2006 to 3 Aug 2006)
- Minister without Portfolio, Cabinet Office (9 Jan 2006 to 8 May 2006)
- Minister without Portfolio (4 Nov 2004 to 9 Jan 2006)
- Minister without Portfolio, Cabinet Office (9 Sep 2004 to 4 Nov 2004)
- Minister without Portfolio (4 Apr 2003 to 9 Sep 2004)
- Minister for pensions, Department for Work and Pensions (11 Jun 2001 to 4 Apr 2003)
- Minister of State, Cabinet Office (28 Jul 1999 to 11 Jun 2001)
- Minister of State (Competitiveness), Department of Trade and Industry (5 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1999)
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- Has received answers to 10 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
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- Has voted in 44.95% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 13 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 764 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.
1. Remunerated directorships
Aim & Aim Limited; a company which receives my remuneration and expenses for carrying out outside interest work (see Category 2
below). From 30 June 2009
I will do no further remunerated work for the Fluor Corporation
. I have taken no income personally from the Fluor remunerations and have instead supported financially my charities and paid for an assistant to work in my Westminster office until 31 May 2009
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Senior adviser to the management team of the Fluor Corporation, London (until 30 June 2009). (£110,000-£115,000) (See Category 1 above).
4. Sponsorship or financial or material support
Office rent abatement by Wigan Council
to reflect the public services offered from the offices and benefits to the community and the council from the use of the premises.
9. Registrable shareholdings
(a) Aim & Aim Limited.
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