Graham Stringer

MP, Blackley and Broughton

Blackley and Broughton Labour

Graham Stringer campaigned to leave the European Union

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Graham Stringer’s voting in Parliament

Graham Stringer is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Graham Stringer sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Graham Stringer generally voted against a wholly elected House of Lords, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Graham Stringer generally voted against the Iraq war, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Graham Stringer almost always voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Graham Stringer generally voted against a lower voting age, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Graham Stringer generally voted against a right to remain for EU nationals already in living in the UK, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Graham Stringer generally voted for university tuition fees, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Graham Stringer generally voted against more EU integration, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Last updated: 8 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Smart Metering: Electricity and Gas — [Mr Andrew Turner in the Chair] 9 Feb 2017

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Turner. I think there is something in the pathology of Government in this country—civil servants and Ministers —that means that we do not seem to learn from every new IT or technology project that goes wrong; we just wait for the next one to come along and that goes wrong. I think it was as long ago as 2000 that the then...
  • Smart Metering: Electricity and Gas — [Mr Andrew Turner in the Chair] 9 Feb 2017

    I have no idea whether the hon. Gentleman lives in Cornwall—he is clearly not getting a signal—but it is a much more general problem. At the present time, the smart meters are not functional in tall buildings. Does he consider that to be as big a problem as the one facing those living in the remoter parts of Cornwall?
  • [Mr Gary Streeter in the Chair] 7 Feb 2017

    I congratulate the hon. Gentleman on securing this important debate. There is not only a contradiction between the lack of protection for hedgehogs and the protection for aggressive seagulls. Governments of all colours in the past have agreed to onshore and offshore wind farms, which randomly kill many seabirds. Does he agree that there is a huge contradiction between seagulls being...

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Profile

Labour MP for Blackley and Broughton

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

Also represented Manchester, Blackley

Expenses

Topics of interest

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

Currently held offices

  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (since 16 Jul 2015)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (since 13 Jul 2015)
  • Member, Transport Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 25 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)
  • The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Feb 2017.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Grosvenor Casinos
Address of donor: Statesman House, Stafferton Way, SL6 1AY

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket to attend a football match at Old Trafford, and associated hospitality, value £200

Date received: 28 February 2016

Date accepted: 28 February 2016

Donor status: company, registration 00877080

(Registered 20 June 2016)
Name of donor: Grosvenor Casinos
Address of donor: Statesman House, Stafferton Way, SL6 1AY

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket to attend a football match at Old Trafford, and associated hospitality, value £200

Date received: 30 April 2016

Date accepted: 30 April 2016

Donor status: company, registration 00877080

(Registered 20 June 2016)
Name of donor: Grosvenor Casinos
Address of donor: Statesman House, Stafferton Way, SL6 1AY

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket to attend a football match at Old Trafford, and associated hospitality, value £200

Date received: 17 May 2016

Date accepted: 17 May 2016

Donor status: company, registration 00877080

(Registered 20 June 2016)
8. Miscellaneous
From 1 October 2015, unremunerated trustee of the Global Warming Policy Foundation, an education charity. (Registered 23 October 2015)
From 22 December 2015 until 30 June 2016, an unremunerated Director of Vote Leave, Get Change Ltd. (Registered 29 February 2016; updated 02 December 2016)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my step-daughter, Eleanor Carr, as Parliamentary Assistant.

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