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.
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, between 2010–2017.
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2007–2016.
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
16 votes for, 0 votes against, 5 absences, between 2011–2022.
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 53 votes against, 10 absences, between 2014–2022.
Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010.
Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
8 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2007–2016.
Last updated: 18 May 2022.
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To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the role of the National Cycle Network in providing access to nature.
To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, whether he is taking steps to incorporate health inequalities into national development management policies.
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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: 27 Nov 2023.
1. Employment and earnings
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for opinion research:
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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