Claire Ward

Former Labour MP for Watford

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Claire Ward is a former MP for Watford.

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Former Labour MP for Watford

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

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


Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Education and Skills
  • Transport
  • Local Government and the Regions
  • Deputy Prime Minister
  • Croxley Rail Link
  • Vat
  • Middle East
  • Anti-social Behaviour Orders
  • Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service

Other offices held in the past

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Ministry of Justice (10 Jun 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Administration Committee (10 Feb 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Selection Committee ( 9 Oct 2008 to 10 Aug 2009)
  • Government Whip ( 6 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
  • Government Whip ( 8 May 2006 to 6 Oct 2008)
  • Assistant Whip (11 May 2005 to 8 May 2006)
  • PPS (Rt Hon John Hutton, Minister of State), Department of Health (13 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: Clause 10 — Consent to prosecution 7 Apr 2010

    I beg to move, That the Bill be now read the Third time. This Bill will bring about a much-needed overhaul of our criminal law as it applies to bribery. With the Bill on the statue book, we can be proud that United Kingdom law in this area will provide a benchmark for other countries, and with it this country will set the gold standard-I used that term in Committee-for our international...
  • Business of the House: Clause 10 — Consent to prosecution 7 Apr 2010

    We had a good opportunity in Committee to debate the important issues relating to consent to prosecution. The hon. Member for Huntingdon (Mr. Djanogly) argued in Committee, as he has done here, that the offences under the Bill are sufficiently serious to justify vesting responsibility for consenting to a prosecution to the Attorney-General rather than to the director of the relevant...
  • Written Answers — Justice: Protection of Badgers Act 1992 6 Apr 2010

    The requested information is shown in the following tables: The number of persons proceeded against at magistrates courts and found guilty at all courts for selected offences, England and Wales, 2006 to 2008( 1, 2, 3) 2006 2007 Statute Offence description Proceeded against Found guilty Sentenced Proceeded against Found guilty Sentenced 10822 Badgers Act...

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