Tony Wright

Former Labour MP for Cannock Chase

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Recent appearances

  • Sustainable Communities Act 2007 (Amendment) Bill: Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill 8 Apr 2010

    The wash-up process in general leaves much about which to be dissatisfied and, one day, no doubt we shall turn our minds to that. Insufficient scrutiny even of the parts of the Bill that remain leaves much about which to be dissatisfied-major amendments to the civil service provisions were tabled but were never reached here or in the other place, yet one stray amendment has now found its way...
  • Sustainable Communities Act 2007 (Amendment) Bill: Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill 8 Apr 2010

    The hon. and learned Gentleman anticipates my later remarks-the case for fresh thinking about what happens at the end of a Parliament. Should things endure at all, or should they simply fall and have to start again? The case for that is strong, and we have an obligation to review this period, because none of us feels happy about the outcome. I regret the loss of parts of the Bill that would...
  • Business of the House 7 Apr 2010

    Until a few minutes ago, I had not intended to say anything about the motion. I was certainly taking a more benign and generous view of the situation than the hon. Member for Oxford, West and Abingdon (Dr. Harris). I accepted the statement by my right hon. and learned Friend the Leader of the House that she wanted the Standing Order to be enacted but that, unfortunately, that would be...

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Profile

Former Labour MP for Cannock Chase

Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election

Also represented Cannock and Burntwood

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Work and Pensions
  • Transport
  • Mining: Pensions
  • Pensions
  • Citizenship
  • Government Departments: Annual Reports
  • Digital Hearing Aids

Other offices held in the past

  • Chairman, Committee on Reform of the House of Commons (10 Aug 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Chairman, Public Administration Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Public Administration Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 1 Nov 2005)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Chairman, Public Administration Committee (28 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.
Joint Editor of Political Quarterly, The Political Quarterly Publishing Company Ltd, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 9600 Garsington Road, Oxford, OX4 2DQ (honorarium only).
Received editors annual payment of £2314.20. Hours: 2 weekly. (Registered 23 July 2009)
Visiting professor, University of Westminster (honorarium only).

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