A selection of Sarah McCarthy-Fry's votes
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Voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2007
Almost always voted for more EU integration Show votes
32 votes for, 1 vote against, 9 absences, between 2006–2009
Voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2007
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2007
Voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2008
We have lots more plain English analysis of Sarah McCarthy-Fry’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Sarah McCarthy-Fry’s full vote analysis page for more.
The aggregates levy is a tax on the commercial exploitation of primary aggregates (sand, rock, gravel) in the UK. There is no specific relief for aggregates used in the construction of wind farms.
UK Financial Investments manages the Government's holdings in financial institutions at arm's length and on a commercial basis. In line with its role as a shareholder, UKFI requests only information necessary to achieve its objective as set in its Framework Document and Investment Mandate. The Government believe that these arrangements are vital to ensure that the taxpayer receives value for...
Budget 2010 set out that: "At current market prices the cost of the financial sector interventions net of fees and other income would total £6 billion" (Financial Statement and Budget Report 2010, p213). Details of the derivation of this figure are given in the text on pages 213 and 214.
More of Sarah McCarthy-Fry’s recent appearances
Former Labour MP for Portsmouth North
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
- Work and Pensions
- Home Department
- Warships: Devonport
- Local Housing Allowance
- Education and Training
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (27 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Parliamentary Secretary, HM Treasury (18 Jun 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Communities and Local Government (10 Jun 2009 to 18 Jun 2009)
- PPS (Rt Hon Geoff Hoon, Secretary of State), Department for Transport (16 Oct 2008 to 10 Dec 2008)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Schools and Learners), Department for Children, Schools and Families (9 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Children, Schools and Families (6 Oct 2008 to 9 Oct 2008)
- PPS (Rt Hon Geoff Hoon, Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury), HM Treasury (11 Oct 2007 to 29 Sep 2008)
- PPS (Rt Hon Geoff Hoon, Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury), HM Treasury (26 Jul 2007 to 26 Jul 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon Geoff Hoon, Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury (Chief Whip)), HM Treasury (23 Jul 2007 to 11 Oct 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon Geoff Hoon, Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury), HM Treasury (16 Jul 2007 to 23 Jul 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon Geoff Hoon, Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury and Chief Whip), HM Treasury (28 Jun 2007 to 16 Jul 2007)
- PPS (John Healey, Financial Secretary), HM Treasury (20 Nov 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Member, Conventions (Joint Committee) (13 Jun 2006 to 23 May 2008)
- Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (20 Dec 2005 to 27 Nov 2008)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 27 Mar 2007)
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- Has spoken in 38 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Sarah McCarthy-Fry’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 86.72% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 22 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above 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.
- 41 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 238 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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