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 occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Leaving the Eu: Security, Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice 18 Jan 2017

    I thank the hon. Gentleman, who is my constituency neighbour, for giving way. Does he agree that my hon. Friend the soon to be departed Member for Stoke-on-Trent Central (Tristram Hunt) has, since 2010, been a truly class act in north Staffordshire and the potteries, not least in his efforts to save the Wedgwood collection for the nation?
  • National Health Service Funding 22 Nov 2016

    Will the Secretary of State give way?
  • National Health Service Funding 22 Nov 2016

    Can the Secretary of State explain why he has made scores of redundancies in north Staffordshire? In my 15 years as an MP, I have never seen the local NHS in such a meltdown, with a scorched-earth policy of cuts and closures, and more to come with next year’s still-secret STP. When will the Government realise that pressures on social care and the NHS are such that those services are...

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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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Surveys completed for ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA:
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)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Rolls-Royce Plc
Address of donor: 62 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6AT

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): £213 contribution to hotel costs. Flights and other accommodation costs were met by a non-registrable source.

Destination of visit: Berlin, Brandenburg

Dates of visit: 17–20 September 2016

Purpose of visit: British-German APPG visit to the German Parliament, Chancellery, Ministries, Rolls-Royce aero-engine factory and to meet with German business and parliamentarians to discuss the EU Referendum and its future impact.

(Registered 28 October 2016)

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