Phyllis Starkey

Former Labour MP for Milton Keynes South West

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Recent appearances

  • Amendment of the Law 29 Mar 2010

    I am having some difficulty in following the logic of the hon. Lady's argument. Does she accept that although house building has fallen in the recession, if it were not for Government funding there would be no investment in housing at all? That is not related in the slightest to the planning system, which has not altered as we have gone into recession. Does she accept that during that period,...
  • Amendment of the Law 29 Mar 2010

    My right hon. Friend will be aware that when the Select Committee on Communities and Local Government had a one-off sitting on housing and the credit crunch, all the witnesses from the house building and housing association sectors clearly welcomed what the Government were doing and said that it was not enough. Can he think of anyone from the house building sector who thinks that the...
  • Written Answers — Justice: Arrest Warrants: War Crimes 25 Mar 2010

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) pursuant to the answer of 18 March 2010, Official Report, column 1012W, on arrest warrants: war crimes, on what date the paper 'Arrest Warrants - Universal Jurisdiction' was placed on his Department's website; (2) if he will list all the interested individuals and organisations to which a copy of the paper was sent.

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Profile

Former Labour MP for Milton Keynes South West

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

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

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Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Health
  • Education and Skills
  • Middle East: Armed Conflict
  • Israel
  • Young People
  • Imports: Israel
  • EU External Trade: Israel

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committee on Reform of the House of Commons (10 Aug 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Chairman, Communities and Local Government Committee (28 Jun 2006 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Chairman, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee (20 Jul 2005 to 28 Jun 2006)
  • Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 20 Jul 2005)
  • PPS (Dr Denis MacShane, Minister of State), Foreign & Commonwealth Office (13 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payment of £75 to Milton Keynes South West Campaign Fund from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing the October MP Panel Survey on 16 November 2009. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 1 December 2009)
8. Land and Property
Former family home in Oxford, now let to tenants.
11. Miscellaneous
Member of Parliamentary Panel of Royal College of Nurses (unpaid).

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