Denis MacShane

Former MP, Rotherham

Rotherham Labour

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Former Labour MP for Rotherham

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 1994 — unknown

Left the House of Commons on 2 November 2012 — Resigned

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Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Department
  • International Development
  • Transport
  • Health
  • Maldives
  • Russia
  • Conciliation Resources
  • EU Grants and Loans
  • Older Workers

Other offices held in the past

  • Minister of State (Europe), Foreign & Commonwealth Office (28 Oct 2002 to 11 May 2005)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Foreign & Commonwealth Office (11 Jun 2001 to 28 Oct 2002)

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  • Has spoken in 88 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Denis MacShane’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 80 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 44.03% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 24 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 44 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 812 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Apr 2012.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Fee of £150 from Yorkshire Post, Wellington Street, Leeds LS1 1RF, for an article published on 17 August 2011. (Registered 6 September 2011)
Fee of £87 received for article published on 23 September by Comment is Free, The Guardian, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU (Registered 26 October 2011)
Fee of £3,405.45 received for speaking at CEO retreat, December 2011, for AT Kearney, 1300 Wilson Boulevard Suite 1550. Arlington, Virginia: 1 hr. (Registered 22 December 2011)
Received payment of £8,110.40 (€10,000) from the American University of Kosovo, Germia Campus Nazim Gafurri 21 10,000 Prishtina, for a talk on 31 October 2011. Hours: one hour linked to recent book on Kosovo based on 15 years work on the Balkans region, plus travel time. (Registered 30 January 2012)
Received on 17 February 2012, fee of £500 for profile in New Statesman of Francois Hollande. Hours: between one and five hours, plus 15 years acquaintance with M Hollande and his colleagues. (Registered 20 February 2012)
Received on 22 April 2010, £150 for article in New Statesman. Address: John Carpenter House, 7 Carmelite Street, London EC4Y OAN. Hours: 1 hr, but based on years of personal contacts and research. (Registered 18 April 2012)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: George Soros Open Society – Georgia Foundation
Address of donor: 10 Chovelidze Street, 0108 Tbilisi, Georgia
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel and accommodation; value £1,548.76
Destination of visit: Tbilisi, Georgia
Date of visit: 28-30 May 2011
Purpose of visit: to meet parliamentarians, ministers, NGOs, UK ambassador in my role as Chair of Georgia All-Party Parliamentary Group.
(Registered 17 June 2011)
8. Land and Property
House in London, from which I receive rental income.

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