Mary Creagh

MP, Wakefield

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Wakefield Labour

Mary Creagh’s voting in Parliament

Mary Creagh is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

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  • Mary Creagh generally voted for a transparent Parliament, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Last updated: 13 Jun 2018

Recent appearances

  • Housing, Communities and Local Government: Topical Questions 23 Jul 2018

    Today, the Met Office with Public Health England has issued a level 3 amber heat health alert. The Environmental Audit Committee has been holding an inquiry into heatwaves and we have heard that it is children, older people who live alone and those with heart, lung and kidney conditions who are at the highest risk of illness and death during this hot weather. However, there are currently no...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Magistrates' Courts: Leeds 23 Jul 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether he plans to introduce a video link between locations in Wakefield and the magistrates' court in Leeds.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Magistrates' Courts 17 Jul 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the target time is for cases to be brought to resolution at magistrates' courts; and how many times that target has not been met in West Yorkshire in the last three years.

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Labour MP for Wakefield

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

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Topics of interest

Mary Creagh campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for International Development
  • Transport
  • Health
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Overseas Aid
  • Public Expenditure
  • Flood Control
  • Horses: Slaughterhouses
  • Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease Control

Currently held offices

  • Member, National Policy Statements Sub-Committee (since 13 Nov 2017)
  • Member, National Policy Statements Sub-Committee 2017-19 (since 13 Nov 2017)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 6 Nov 2017)
  • Chair, Environmental Audit Committee (since 12 Jul 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (10 Feb 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Environmental Audit Committee (10 Feb 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 10 Feb 2016)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for International Development (5 Nov 2014 to 14 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Transport (7 Oct 2013 to 5 Nov 2014)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Opposition Assistant Whip (Commons) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Health) (1 Mar 2010 to 31 Oct 2010)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (10 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Yorkshire and the Humber Regional Select Committee (3 Mar 2009 to 29 Oct 2009)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Andy Burnham, Secretary of State), Department for Culture, Media & Sport (29 Jan 2008 to 16 Jan 2009)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Andy Burnham, Chief Secretary), HM Treasury (16 Jul 2007 to 29 Jan 2008)
  • PPS (Andy Burnham, Chief Secretary), HM Treasury (28 Jun 2007 to 16 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Finance and Services Committee (26 Mar 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • PPS (Lord Hunt of King's Heath OBE, Minister of State), Department of Health (14 Mar 2007 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • PPS (Andy Burnham, Minister of State), Department of Health (20 Nov 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Lord Warner, Minister of State), Department of Health (20 Nov 2006 to 1 Feb 2007)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (12 Jul 2005 to 22 Jan 2007)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 58 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Mary Creagh’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 126 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 75.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 31 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 347 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 Jul 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing surveys:
3 August 2017, payment of £200. Hours: 1 hr. Fees donated to Yorkshire and Humber Labour Party. (Registered 15 August 2017)
18 December 2017, payment of £200. Hours: 1 hr. Fee donated to local organisation. (Registered 21 December 2017)
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing surveys. Unless otherwise stated, all fees donated to Yorkshire and Humber Labour Party.
22 February 2017, received £100. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 22 November 2017)
9 June 2017, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 22 November 2017)
22 September 2017, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 22 November 2017)
29 September 2017, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 22 November 2017)
5 November 2017, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. Fee donated to local community organisation. (Registered 22 November 2017)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: David Taylor
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 July 2017)
Name of donor: GMB
Address of donor: Grove Hall, 60 College Road, Wakefield, WF1 3RN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 05 July 2017)
Name of donor: Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers
Address of donor: 188 Wilmslow Road, Manchester M14 6LJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 05 July 2017)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Daniel Beard QC
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Date received: 26 April 2017

Date accepted: 26 April 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 July 2017)
Name of donor: BM Creative Management Ltd
Address of donor: 4th Floor, York House, 23 Kingsway, London WC2B 6UJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date received: 28 April 2017

Date accepted: 28 April 2017

Donor status: company, registration 05635995

(Registered 05 July 2017)
Name of donor: Lord Matthew Oakeshott
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date received: 4 May 2017

Date accepted: 4 May 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 July 2017)

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