Mark Hendrick’s voting in Parliament
Mark Hendrick is a Labour/Co-operative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour/Co-operative MPs.
This is a selection of Mark Hendrick’s votes.
Generally voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
0 votes for, 8 votes against, 4 absences, between 2013–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
1 vote for, 5 votes against, 7 absences, between 2008–2016
Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
2 votes for, 15 votes against, 8 absences, between 2010–2019
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
77 votes for, 14 votes against, 1 abstention, 46 absences, between 2006–2019
Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
3 votes for, 9 votes against, 2 absences, between 2003–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
6 votes for, 5 votes against, 2 absences, between 2004–2017
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Last updated: 25 Jun 2019
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department is taking to protect the rights and identities of benefit claimants from people making fraudulent claims using other people's identities.
I agree with the hon. Gentleman that city centres have to look at other offers as well as retail to help enliven them. Preston has tried to do that through leisure. Unfortunately, the major business interest that was driving the leisure offer has just gone bankrupt. On the future high streets fund, Preston, a city that is much in need, has just had its bid rejected. That is not good enough....
Like many hon. Members present, I have seen my main retail high street, Fishergate in Preston city centre, lose many top brands. They are being replaced by charity shops, betting shops, tattoo parlours and vaping shops. I recently met the leader of Preston City Council and impressed on him the need for a retail strategy in Preston. That needs to happen in councils up and down the country; as...
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Labour/Co-operative MP for Preston
Entered the House of Commons on 23 November 2000 — Byelection
Party was Labour until 14 May 2001; Labour/Co-operative until 11 Apr 2005; Labour until 30 Mar 2015
Topics of interest
Mark Hendrick campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department of Health
- Home Office
- Department for Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Ministry of Justice
- Revenue and Customs: Preston
- Police: North West
- Churches: Blackburn
- Universal Credit
Currently held offices
- Member, International Trade Committee (since 2 Jul 2018)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee (5 Jan 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill (Commons) Committee (7 Jul 2015 to 22 Feb 2016)
- Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (18 Jun 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Opposition Assistant Whip (Commons) (8 Oct 2010 to 18 Mar 2013)
- Member, International Development Committee (19 Jan 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- PPS (Rt Hon Jack Straw, Lord Chancellor & Secretary of State), Ministry of Justice (30 Dec 2008 to 16 Jan 2009)
- PPS (Rt Hon Jack Straw, Lord Chancellor), Ministry of Justice (28 Jun 2007 to 27 Nov 2008)
- PPS (Rt Hon Margaret Beckett, Secretary of State), Foreign & Commonwealth Office (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon Margaret Beckett, Secretary of State), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (10 Nov 2005 to 8 May 2006)
- PPS (Rt Hon Margaret Beckett, Secretary of State), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (13 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, European Scrutiny Committee (25 Jan 2001 to 14 Jun 2004)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 15 Jul 2019.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: Chinese Consul General
Address of donor: Denison House, 71 Denison Rd, Manchester M14 5RX
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two Chinese visas, valid from 5 December 2018 to 5 December 2023, total value £340 (£170 each)
Date received: 11 December 2018
Date accepted: 11 December 2018
Donor status: other
(Registered 17 January 2019; updated 29 January 2019)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Sovereign Strategy
Address of donor: 26-27 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3HP
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): For my wife, child and me, three nights’ accommodation and food with a value of £450, plus return transport in France to and from Bordeaux Airport
with a value of £495, total £945
Destination of visit: Bordeaux Region
Dates of visit: 5-8 October 2018
Purpose of visit: Leisure.
(Registered 01 November 2018)
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