Kerry McCarthy

MP, Bristol East

Bristol East Labour

Kerry McCarthy campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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 selection of Kerry McCarthy’s votes.

  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Almost always voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes

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Kerry McCarthy has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Domestic Abuse Victims in Family Law Courts 15 Sep 2016

    Does my hon. Friend agree that there are many cases of domestic violence where the woman, perhaps because she has hopes of the relationship continuing, or perhaps because of intimidation or their factors, does not press charges? It is important that family courts nevertheless take those allegations into account. It is not just the cases that proceed to prosecution which should be taken seriously.
  • Hinkley Point C 15 Sep 2016

    EDF says that this will mean 1,500 jobs in offices in Bristol, as well as those associated with the plant, and I am meeting representatives of the company on Monday at Hinkley to discuss that, but these will be incredibly expensive jobs, given what we have already heard about the deal. Does the Minister really think that this is value for money? Would it not be better spent by investing in...
  • NHS Sustainability and Transformation Plans 14 Sep 2016

    In my constituency, we are very concerned because Bristol is surplus but the footprint means that we will be going in with North Somerset and South Gloucestershire, which both have cumulative deficits. No matter what else is part of the plan, to us in Bristol it means cuts.

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Profile

Labour MP for Bristol East

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Work and Pensions
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Health
  • Sri Lanka
  • Bovine Tuberculosis
  • Burma
  • Colombia
  • Departments: Sign Language

Currently held offices

  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (since 4 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Sep 2016.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Dept. of Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Government of Ireland
Address of donor: 79-80 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin 2, Republic of Ireland

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel and accommodation; approx. value £389

Destination of visit: Dublin

Date of visit: 2 – 4 September 2015

Purpose of visit: diaspora event for parliamentarians with Irish ancestry with the purpose of increasing and cementing links between countries.

(Registered 20 October 2015)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Part-share of house in Luton: (i).

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