Paul Farrelly

MP, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Newcastle-under-Lyme Labour

Paul Farrelly campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Paul Farrelly’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Paul Farrelly sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Paul Farrelly generally voted against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests, while most Labour MPs almost always voted for. Show votes
  • Paul Farrelly generally voted against greater regulation of gambling, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Paul Farrelly has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Parliamentary Scrutiny of Leaving the EU 12 Oct 2016

    The Secretary of State said that he wanted to minimise uncertainty. He must reflect on that and give himself marks out of 10 on how he thinks he is doing at the moment. Let me take one example: the British Chambers of Commerce in Germany is hosting a conference here in Westminster tomorrow on the impact of Brexit on the City of London and the financial services sector. One issue preoccupying...
  • NHS Sustainability and Transformation Plans 14 Sep 2016

    This so-called transformation process has been going on in fits and starts in Staffordshire since 2014. By 2020-21, the deficit will be 347 million, including social care, according to the draft STP presented behind closed doors in Whitehall in July. The Secretary of State has refused to publish that plan, of course, but what is important is that the menu being cooked up behind the...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: NHS: Sustainable Development 7 Sep 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when he plans to publish NHS Sustainability and Transformation Plans for (a) Staffordshire and (b) other constituent parts of the UK.

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Labour MP for Newcastle-under-Lyme

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election


Topics of interest

  • Education and Skills
  • Trade and Industry
  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Work and Pensions
  • Regeneration (Staffordshire)
  • Tuition Fees
  • University Hospital of North Staffordshire
  • Education (Staffordshire)
  • Benefit Entitlement (Newcastle-under-Lyme)

Currently held offices

  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Privacy and Injunctions (Joint Committee) (14 Jul 2011 to 12 Mar 2012)
  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (6 Dec 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (15 Dec 2003 to 17 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Unopposed Bills (Panel) (14 Nov 2002 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (12 Dec 2001 to 6 May 2010)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Surveys completed for ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA:
17 December 2015, payment of £75 received for survey. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 17 December 2015)
20 January 2016, received £200 from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas more Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing a survey. Hours: 90 mins. (Registered 20 January 2016)

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