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Nick Raynsford

Former Labour MP for Greenwich and Woolwich

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Recent appearances

  • Elections for Positions in the House: Backbench Business — Valedictory Debate 26 Mar 2015

    I am pleased to follow the right hon. Member for Tonbridge and Malling (Sir John Stanley), not least because, although we come from different political persuasions, he is the Member of the House I have known the longest, in that we both attended the same school more than 55 years ago. I recall inviting him to see examples of bad housing in the area of west London, where I worked in the late...
  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: First Time Buyers 19 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, pursuant to his Answer of 12 March 2015 to Question 226673, whether starter homes provided under his proposed exceptions policy could be counted towards off-site affordable housing obligations owed by developers under section 106 agreements made in respect of other development sites.
  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: First Time Buyers 19 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what estimate his Department made of the number of starter homes that could be provided on sites in commercial or industrial use that (a) were otherwise unlikely to be brought forward for residential purposes and (b) are not currently identified for residential development but which might be brought forward as a windfall...

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Former Labour MP for Greenwich and Woolwich

Entered the House of Commons on 10 April 1986 — unknown

Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — General election

Also represented Greenwich; Fulham


Topics of interest

  • Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Work and Pensions
  • Education
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Starter Home Initiative
  • Housing
  • Council Tax
  • Departmental Legal Costs
  • Written Questions: Government Responses

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Members' Expenses Committee (18 Jul 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (1 Jan 2003 to 24 May 2005)
  • Minister of State (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister) (Local and Regional Government) (29 May 2002 to 10 May 2005)
  • Minister of State (Department of Transport, Local Government and Regions) (Local Government) (11 Jun 2001 to 28 May 2002)
  • Minister of State (Department for Environment, Transport and the Regions) (The Regions) (29 Jul 1999 to 7 Jun 2001)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Transport and the Regions) (6 May 1997 to 29 Jul 1999)
  • Member, Environment Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 13 Dec 1993)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (1 May 1986 to 15 May 1987)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (1 May 1986 to 15 May 1987)
  • Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (30 Apr 1986 to 15 May 1987)

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  • Has spoken in 15 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Nick Raynsford’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 19 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 73.61% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 144 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1340 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

1. Remunerated directorships
Hon vice-chairman (from June 2009), Construction Industry Council, 26 Store Street, London, WC1E 7BT. CIC is the representative body for professionals working in the construction industry. Work involves assisting the chairman and chief executive in the oversight and strategic direction of CIC, attendance at board meetings and other CIC activities
Received payment of £10,417 (excluding VAT) for November 2013– March 2014. Hours: 69 hrs. (Registered 17 July 2014)
Chairman, NHBC Foundation, 4th floor, 120 Cannon Street, London, EC4N 6AS. The NHBC Foundation promotes research to support the development of sustainable housing. Work involves oversight of the Foundation’s research programme and dissemination of good practice, including chairing meetings of the advisory board.
Received payment of £6,250 (excluding VAT) for January-March 2014. Hours: 14 hrs. (Registered 17 July 2014)
Hometrack (non-executive), 6th Floor, the Chambers, Chelsea Harbour, London, SW10 0XF; an organisation providing valuation and related services in the housing market. Work involves advising the company on relevant housing matters and attendance at board meetings.
Received payment of £18,750 (excluding VAT) covering the period July 2013-March 2014. Hours: 35 hrs. (Registered 17 July 2014)
President of the Constructionarium, Riverside House, 4 Meadows Business Park, Station Approach, Blackwater, Camberley, Surrey, GU17 9AB. The project promotes practical site-based development opportunities for students undertaking Built Environment degree courses. Work involves advising the organisation on the development of its construction training activities.
Received payment of £5,000 (excluding VAT) for January–May 2014. Hours: 25 hrs. (Registered 17 July 2014)
Chairman, Triathlon Homes, Fleet House, 39/61 Clerkenwell Road, London EC1M 5LA; partnership responsible for the affordable housing on the 2012 Olympic site. Work involves chairing board meetings, liaison with the partners and other interested parties and overseeing the implementation of Triathlon’s objectives.
Received payment of £6,250 (excluding VAT) for period April-June 2014. Hours: 39 hrs (estimated). (Registered 17 July 2014)
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Fire Protection Association Council (non-executive board member and chair), London Road, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, GL56 0RH. Work involves advising on the development of the FPA’s work and mission to promote fire safety, including attendance at board meetings. (£5,001–£10,000)
Received £3,500 (excluding VAT) covering November 2013-April 2014. Hours: 23 hrs. (Registered 17 July 2014)
Building Magazine, CMP Information Ltd, P O Box 313, Tonbridge, Kent TN9 1YB. Author of occasional articles.
Received £400 (excluding VAT) for one article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 17 July 2014)
Pocket (member of the Advisory Board), 27 Margaret Street, London W1 8RY. Work involves advising Pocket on the development of affordable home ownership housing schemes in London and attendance at Advisory Board Meeting.
Received £4,370 (excluding VAT) for period January–June 2014. Hours: 25 hrs. (Registered 17 July 2014)
8. Land and Property
Two bedroom flat in London, from which rental income is received. (Registered 22 December 2011)

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