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

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Last updated: 8 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Vauxhall/Opel: Proposed Takeover 20 Feb 2017

    I was born in Luton and spent the first 40 years of my life there, so I know how losing the Vauxhall plant would absolutely rip the heart out of the town. However, the issue is much broader than that, and the anxiety felt by Vauxhall workers is shared by others in the manufacturing sector as we face Brexit. What assurances can the Minister give that he is building into the Brexit strategy and...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Learning Difficulties: Support 20 Feb 2017

    The disabled students allowance has been a great help to students with learning difficulties such as dyslexia in gaining the qualifications they need to enter the world of work. Will the Minister not accept that the £200 fee is acting as a real deterrent to the uptake of this allowance and that it is unfairly penalising students who need that extra help?
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Taxation: Self-assessment 20 Feb 2017

    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether HM Revenue and Customs assessed the effect of introducing its Making Tax Digital proposals on (a) freelance workers in the creative industries and (b) other specific sectors as part of its recent impact assessment of the net cost to businesses of implementing those proposals.

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Labour MP for Bristol East

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

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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, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (since 31 Oct 2016)
  • 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: 6 Feb 2017.

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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