Terry Rooney

Former Labour MP for Bradford North

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Terry Rooney is a former MP for Bradford North.

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Former Labour MP for Bradford North

Entered the House of Commons on 8 November 1990 — unknown

Left the House of Commons on 12 April 2010 — General election (stood again)


Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Home Department
  • Lord Chancellor
  • Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Jobseeker's Allowance
  • Lone Parents
  • Children: Maintenance
  • Immigration Appellate Authority
  • Personal Injury Pre-action Protocol

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Liaison Committee ( 1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Chairman, Work and Pensions Committee (20 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 1 Nov 2005)
  • Member, House of Lords Reform (Joint Committee) (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Keith Hill, Minister of State), Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (13 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Social Security Fraud 15 Mar 2010

    The fraud figure has fallen from about £2 billion so although it is still too high, there has been some success. At the same time, the level of loss due to overpayments has increased dramatically. What is the Department doing to drive up standards of decision making to deal with that issue?
  • Written Answers — Treasury: Public Sector: Construction 1 Mar 2010

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what steps the Office of Government Commerce is taking (a) to monitor compliance by public sector construction clients with the Common Minimum Standards, (b) to ensure that supply team workforces have Construction Skills Certification Scheme cards and (c) to exclude from tendering companies which are not compliant with the Construction Skills...
  • Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Housing: Construction 1 Mar 2010

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what steps he is taking to raise awareness of the Construction Skills Certification Scheme among local government procurement officers.

More of Terry Rooney’s recent appearances

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