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Paul Farrelly

Former Labour MP for Newcastle-under-Lyme

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Recent appearances

  • Valedictory Debate 5 Nov 2019

    It is a pleasure to follow my hon. Friend from Barrow and Furness—I suggest that he tries for size a majority of 30 on the third count at 6.30 in the morning. I am sorry not to have been here to listen to all the speeches, Madam Deputy Speaker. Once upon a time this was going to be a normal working day; I had a delegation from Slovenia here for a tour. Everyone will know that being a tour...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Social Rented Housing: Regulation 5 Nov 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether the Government plans to create a new consumer regulator for social housing with powers for monitoring and enforcement.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: UK Shared Prosperity Fund 5 Nov 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what recent discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on ensuring that the UK Shared Prosperity Fund for former coalfields and other less prosperous parts of the country has at least the same value as the EU funds it is planned to replace.

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Former Labour MP for Newcastle-under-Lyme

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

Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election

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Topics of interest

Paul Farrelly campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Education and Skills
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Education
  • Trade and Industry
  • Regeneration (Staffordshire)
  • Tuition Fees
  • University Hospital of North Staffordshire
  • Education (Staffordshire)
  • Eating Disorders

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, DCMS Sub-Committee on Disinformation (12 Mar 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 12 Sep 2017)
  • Member, Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • 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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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Paul Farrelly’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 612 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 75.16% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 95 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 220 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for surveys:
19 February 2018, received £100. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 28 November 2018)
22 May 2018, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 28 November 2018)
31 May 2018, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 28 November 2018)
13 July 2018, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 28 November 2018)
12 October 2018, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 28 November 2018)
17 December 2018, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 07 January 2019)
18 January 2019, payment of £75. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 09 September 2019)
29 March 2019, payment of £75. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 09 September 2019)
29 July 2019, payment of £75. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 09 September 2019)
27 August 2019, payment of £150. Hours: 90 mins. (Registered 09 September 2019)
22 October 2019, payment of £75. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 31 October 2019)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for surveys:
15 January 2019, payment of £70. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 21 August 2019)
21 January 2019, payment of £100. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 21 August 2019)
7 February 2019, payment of £30. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 21 August 2019)
2 April 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 21 August 2019)
22 July 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 21 August 2019)
13 August 2019, payment of £40. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 21 August 2019)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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