A selection of Marsha Singh's votes
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Voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 15 absences, between 2010–2012
Almost always voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
5 votes for, 1 vote against, 3 absences, between 1999–2011
Voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2010–2011
Voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 4 absences, between 2011–2012
Voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 6 absences, between 2011–2012
Consistently voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, in 2007
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May I inform my right hon. Friend that many of my constituents are extremely concerned about the events taking place in Pakistan right now? This is a struggle that the Pakistani Government must win. What support are the Government offering Pakistan, both through what its troops are doing and on internally displaced people?
Prime Minister, about five years ago Westfield started to develop a shopping centre in Bradford city centre. It should have been completed next year. The company now says that it does not know when it will be completed, and Bradford is left with a huge hole in the heart of its city centre. Will the Prime Minister urge Westfield to keep its commitment to the people of Bradford, and will he...
I wish to speak about the appalling way in which the Ministry of Defence has treated my constituent, Mr. Charles Stuart. The nub of my argument is that not only has he been treated very shabbily, but he has been refused the right of a hearing before the Air Force Board. Charles Stuart had an accident on duty in November 1991 at RAF Belize, when a falling heavy oil drum struck his head,...
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Former Labour MP for Bradford West
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 2 March 2012 — Resigned
Topics of interest
- Deputy Prime Minister
- Decent Homes Standard
- Thalidomide Trust
- Customs and Excise (Officer Suspensions)
- Parking Charges
- Community Sentences
Other offices held in the past
- Member, International Development Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Home Affairs Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Marsha Singh’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 16.42% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 3 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 145 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 50 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 13 Dec 2011.
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK
Name of donor: Grand Central Railway Ltd
Address of donor: River House, 17 Museum Street York YO1 7DJ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:
Date of acceptance: July 2010
Donor status: Company
(Registered 6 July 2010)
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