Celia Barlow

Former MP, Hove

Hove Labour

A selection of Celia Barlow's votes

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  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Almost always voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Almost always voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Has never voted on increasing the rate of VAT
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes

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Former Labour MP for Hove

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

Left the House of Commons on 12 April 2010 — General election (stood again)


Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Children
  • Schools and Families
  • Transport
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Smoke Alarms
  • Middle East
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Fire Regulations
  • Alcoholic Drinks/Drugs: Brighton and Hove

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, South East Regional Select Committee (4 Mar 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • PPS (Ian Pearson, Parliamentary Under-Secretary), Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform (16 Oct 2008 to 16 Jan 2009)
  • PPS (Ian Pearson, Economic Secretary), HM Treasury (16 Oct 2008 to 16 Jan 2009)
  • PPS (Ian Pearson, Minister of State), Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (28 Jun 2007 to 16 Oct 2008)
  • Member, Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee) (27 Apr 2007 to 3 Jun 2008)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (31 Oct 2006 to 11 May 2010)
  • PPS (Ian Pearson, Minister of State), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 16 Jan 2007)

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  • Has spoken in 9 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Celia Barlow’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 10 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 80.36% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 6 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 96 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 42 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

6. Overseas visits
24-26 May 2009, to Vietnam as member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Vietnam, to further co-operation with our counterpart parliamentary group. The cost of external and internal flights and accommodation was paid by the Group's registered sponsors, Premier Oil and the University of Central Lancashire. The National Assembly of Vietnam paid for ground travel costs and some hospitality. (Registered 9 June 2009)
8. Land and Property
Freehold house in Witterings from which rental income has been received from January 2007.

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