Chris Ruane’s voting in Parliament
Chris Ruane is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
However, Chris Ruane sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
Chris Ruane generally voted for reducing capital gains tax, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes
Chris Ruane voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
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Chris Ruane has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2018
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 10 September 2018 to Question 170273, whether his Department's Waste and Resources Strategy will address the recommendations made in National Audit Office's report, The packaging recycling obligations, HC 1386, published on 23 July 2018.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to maximise stem cell donor registration.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he has made of an assessment of the potential merits of launching a consultation into the long-term viability of the pub industry.
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Labour MP for Vale of Clwyd
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Cabinet Office
- Home Department
- Deputy Prime Minister
- Electoral Register
- Written Questions
- Departmental Responsibilities
- Third Sector
- Human Trafficking
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Wales) (since 3 Jul 2017)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Political and Constitutional Reform Committee (20 Jan 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Home Affairs Committee (4 Feb 2013 to 4 Nov 2013)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (7 Oct 2011 to 11 Jan 2013)
- Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (7 Dec 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (7 Dec 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- PPS (Rt Hon Caroline Flint, Minister of State), Foreign & Commonwealth Office (16 Oct 2008 to 30 Dec 2008)
- PPS (Rt Hon Caroline Flint, Minister of State), Department for Communities and Local Government (7 Feb 2008 to 16 Oct 2008)
- PPS (Caroline Flint, Minister of State), Department for Communities and Local Government (29 Jan 2008 to 7 Feb 2008)
- Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (14 Nov 2007 to 18 Nov 2007)
- PPS (Caroline Flint, Minister of State), Department for Work and Pensions (25 Oct 2007 to 29 Jan 2008)
- PPS (Rt Hon Peter Hain, Secretary of State), Wales Office (10 Nov 2005 to 15 Mar 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon Peter Hain, Lord Privy Seal), Leader of the House of Commons (13 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (18 Jan 1999 to 16 Dec 2002)
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- Has spoken in 37 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Chris Ruane’s speeches
- Has received answers to 593 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 78.24% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 7 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 90 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Chris Ruane’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 315 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 10 Sep 2018.
Name of donor: Aarhus University
Address of donor: Danish Center for Mindfulness, Department of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University, Nordre, Ringgade 4, 8000 Aarhus
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel and accommodation with a value of £732
Destination of visit: Aarhus, Denmark
Dates of visit: 21-24 September 2017
Purpose of visit: Guest speaker
at a mental health conference at Aarhus University.
(Registered 18 October 2017
Name of donor: Associacao Calm Mind
Address of donor: Rua da Fonte, 1*, 6110-101 Vila de Rei, Portugal
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and accommodation with a value of £460
Destination of visit: Carcavelos, Portugal
Dates of visit: 16 - 20 November 2017
Purpose of visit: Guest speaker at Mindfulness in Education Conference.
(Registered 13 December 2017
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in Portugal, co-owned with my wife: (i). (Registered 29 June 2017
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