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David Heyes

Former Labour MP for Ashton-under-Lyne

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A selection of David Heyes's votes

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Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Special Measures Regime 16 Jul 2014

    Does the Secretary of State agree that possibly the single most important factor in turning these hospitals around is the quality of the leadership? He has referred already to Tameside hospital, where the report talks of the staff reporting a better leadership culture. This hospital has suffered for far too long from inadequate leadership. I am confident that good leadership is in place now....
  • Written Answers — Health: Cancer 16 Jun 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what discussions his Department has had with Public Health England over a possible nationwide roll-out of the recent Be Clear on Cancer pilot study for oesophago-gastric cancer in the North East.
  • Written Answers — Electoral Commission Committee: Electoral Register: Greater Manchester 19 Mar 2014

    To ask the hon. Member for South West Devon, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, what the electoral registration figures in each ward were in the recent confirmation dry run conducted in (a) Oldham Metropolitan Borough and (b) Tameside Metropolitan Borough.

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Former Labour MP for Ashton-under-Lyne

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

Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — General election


Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Health
  • Education and Skills
  • Inland Waterways: Dredging
  • Asylum
  • Tax Credits
  • Special Educational Needs: Dyspraxia
  • Cancer

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (2 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Public Administration Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


Please note that numbers do not measure quality. Also, representatives may do other things not currently covered by this site. More about this

  • Has spoken in 1 debate in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all David Heyes’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 1 written question in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 55.93% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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.
  • 100 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 23 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.


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