Kerry McCarthy’s voting in Parliament
Kerry McCarthy is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a random selection of Kerry McCarthy’s votes.
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2007–2016.
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
2 votes for, 5 votes against, 6 absences, between 2011–2016.
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 53 votes against, 10 absences, between 2014–2022.
Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 10 votes against, between 2010–2021.
Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
2 votes for, 1 vote against, 4 absences, between 2010–2020.
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016.
Last updated: 18 May 2022.
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To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 12 September 2023 to Question 198331 on Deposit Return Schemes, for what reason the implementation of the regulations has been delayed since the publication of the consultation response; when she plans to appoint the deposit management organisation (DMO); and what recent estimate she has made of...
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, pursuant to the Answers of 11 September 2023 to Question 197707 on Energy and Heating: Buildings and of 4 September to Question 194693 on Environment Protection: Industry, for what reasons there have been changes in the levels of funding for energy efficiency and clean heat in buildings since the Spending Review.
According to the Climate Change Committee, “the private sector…is being held back…by weak policy signals, uncertainty, and barriers to investment,” and perhaps we would not need to be so reliant on China if those issues were addressed. Just last month, UK investors representing £1.5 trillion in assets wrote to the Prime Minister, warning that that could mean the UK missing out on 1.7...
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Labour MP for Bristol East
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Topics of interest
Kerry McCarthy campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department for Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Department for Transport
- Work and Pensions
- Department of Health and Social Care
- Sri Lanka
- Bovine Tuberculosis
- Animal Experiments
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Climate Change and Net Zero) (since 29 Jun 2022)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Energy Bill [HL] Committee (17 May 2023 to 29 Jun 2023)
- Member, Hunting Trophies (Import Prohibition) Bill Committee (18 Jan 2023 to 25 Jan 2023)
- Member, Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill Committee (22 Jun 2022 to 7 Jul 2022)
- Member, Public Order Bill Committee (25 May 2022 to 21 Jun 2022)
- Member, Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill [HL] Committee ( 9 Feb 2022 to 10 Feb 2022)
- Member, Glue Traps (Offences) Bill Committee (12 Jan 2022 to 19 Jan 2022)
- Member, Animal (Penalty Notices) Bill Committee ( 1 Dec 2021 to 8 Dec 2021)
- Shadow Minister (Transport) (10 Apr 2020 to 4 Dec 2021)
- Member, Petitions Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 8 Jun 2020)
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 8 Jun 2020)
- Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (11 Dec 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee ( 4 Jul 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (14 Sep 2015 to 26 Jun 2016)
- Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) ( 7 Oct 2011 to 14 Sep 2015)
- Shadow Minister (Treasury) ( 8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
- Opposition Assistant Whip (Commons) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
- Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) ( 6 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (10 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, South West Regional Select Committee ( 3 Mar 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- PPS (Rt Hon Douglas Alexander, Secretary of State), Department for International Development (28 Jun 2007 to 16 Jan 2009)
- PPS (Rt Hon Rosie Winterton, Minister of State), Department of Health (11 Jun 2007 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Member, Treasury Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 4 Jun 2007)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 18 Sep 2023.
1. Employment and earnings
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for opinion research:
30 August 2022, payment of £90 for a survey completed on 14 June 2022. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 22 September 2022)
30 August 2022, payment of £100 for a survey completed on 13 July 2022. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 22 September 2022)
13 October 2022, payment of £80 for a survey completed on 26 August 2022. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 11 November 2022)
25 November 2022, received £100 for a survey completed on 21 September 2022. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 02 December 2022)
25 November 2022, received £100 for a survey completed on 12 October 2022. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 02 December 2022)
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