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Graham Stringer

Former Labour MP for Blackley and Broughton

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A selection of Graham Stringer's votes

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Recent appearances

  • E-cigarettes — [Sir Henry Bellingham in the Chair] 31 Oct 2019

    I put on record my thanks to the right hon. Gentleman for his time chairing the Select Committee on Science and Technology. It has been an interesting period, in which we have gone into great detail—effectively, I think—on many subjects. I was annoyed that NHS England, which has the time to put out often crass and obvious statements on health, did not have the time to come and give us...
  • E-cigarettes — [Sir Henry Bellingham in the Chair] 31 Oct 2019

    It is not only the World Health Organisation that is not using evidence for its advice, but the EU. The EU’s directive on the size of the bowls used and the amount of substance put in is not based on evidence. It is likely to mean that those people getting a nicotine kick—much less dangerous than cigarettes—will not find the products satisfactory and will go back to smoking.
  • Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Plastic Pollution 31 Oct 2019

    Plastic was rare when I was brought up in the 1950s, so is it possible for the Government to set targets to get us back to those low levels? Recycling just delays the amount of plastic going into the environment.

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Profile

Former Labour MP for Blackley and Broughton

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

Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election

Also represented Manchester, Blackley

Expenses

Topics of interest

Graham Stringer campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Transport
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Biofuels
  • Renewable Energy: Heating
  • Renewable Energy
  • Bus Services
  • Buses

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Transport Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (22 Jun 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (16 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (13 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Transport Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (25 Jun 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (4 Nov 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Justice Committee (21 Jan 2013 to 24 Feb 2014)
  • Member, Transport Committee (18 Jul 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Commons Science and Technology Committee (1 Oct 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Committee (10 Mar 2008 to 30 Sep 2009)
  • Member, Innovation, Universities and Skills Committee (9 Nov 2007 to 10 Mar 2008)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (27 Nov 2006 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (16 Jan 2006 to 7 Dec 2006)
  • Member, Transport Committee (22 Jul 2002 to 6 May 2010)
  • Government Whip (12 Jun 2001 to 29 May 2002)
  • Parliamentary Secretary (Cabinet Office) (9 Nov 1999 to 7 Jun 2001)
  • Member, Transport Sub-committee (15 Jul 1997 to 13 Dec 1999)
  • Member, Environment, Transport & Regional Affairs Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 13 Dec 1999)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 37 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Graham Stringer’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 7 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 54.43% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 133 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 402 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing opinion surveys:
1 November 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 02 November 2018)
3 January 2019, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 16 August 2019)
29 March 2019, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 16 August 2019)
16 May 2019, payment of £150. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 16 August 2019)
26 July 2019, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 16 August 2019)
10 September 2019, payment of £150. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 01 October 2019)
25 October 2019, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 01 November 2019)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1 8RT, for completing opinion surveys:
31 October 2018, payment of £70. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 02 November 2018)
29 November 2018, payment of £100. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 13 December 2018)
14 December 2018, payment of £100. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 14 December 2018)
15 January 2019, payment of £70. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 16 August 2019)
7 February 2019, payment of £30. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 16 August 2019)
6 March 2019, payment of £80. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 16 August 2019)
2 April 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 16 August 2019)
24 June 2019, payment of £80. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 16 August 2019)
22 July 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 16 August 2019)
25 October 2019, payment of £60. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 01 November 2019)
8. Miscellaneous
From 1 October 2015, unremunerated trustee of the Global Warming Policy Foundation, an education charity. (Registered 23 October 2015)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my step-daughter, Eleanor Carr, as Parliamentary Assistant.

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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