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Pat McFadden

Labour MP for Wolverhampton South East


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Pat McFadden’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Pat McFadden sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Pat McFadden generally voted against a wholly elected House of Lords, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Pat McFadden’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Pat McFadden’s full vote analysis page for more.

Pat McFadden has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Middle East: Security 7 Jan 2020

    The key question is about where all this is going. Iran has announced since this happened that it will not abide by limits on the use of centrifuges agreed under the JCPOA. What is the Government’s assessment of the JCPOA? Is it in intensive care, or is it dead? Is it the Government’s policy to resurrect the agreement? If it is, how do they intend to pursue that objective?
  • Early Parliamentary General Election Bill 29 Oct 2019

    I begin with the revolutionary thought that if something was a bad idea yesterday, it might just be a bad idea today. I do not believe that the Prime Minister has been pushing for an election because it is impossible to get his deal through. After all, the proposal received its Second Reading last week. This is being done because the Prime Minister wants to avoid proper scrutiny of his...
  • Early Parliamentary General Election Bill 29 Oct 2019

    Those are not the only ways. There are three ways to avoid no deal: we can revoke, as the hon. Lady says, but that is not something we should do without the people having a say; we can agree a deal; or we can go back to the people. There is more than one possibility.

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Labour MP for Wolverhampton South East

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

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Topics of interest

Pat McFadden campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Work and Pensions
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Defence
  • Department of Health
  • Cabinet Office
  • Departmental Public Expenditure
  • Sickle Cell Diseases
  • Department for International Trade: Staff
  • European Union
  • Community Support Officers

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committee on Exiting the European Union (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Committee on Exiting the European Union (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (20 Oct 2014 to 5 Jan 2016)
  • Member, Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards (Joint Committee) (16 Jul 2012 to 12 Jun 2013)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (14 Nov 2011 to 24 Nov 2014)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Minister of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Minister of State (Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform) (Employment Relations and Postal Affairs) (2 Jul 2007 to 5 Jun 2009)
  • Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee (1 Jun 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Secretary (Cabinet Office) (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 46 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Pat McFadden’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 78.57% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 58 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Pat McFadden’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 645 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: The MacGill Summer School
Address of donor: MacGill School, Main Street, Glenties, Co Donegal, Ireland

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Return flight, £200; overnight accommodation and evening meal, approx. £90; transport to and from airport, estimated at £100; total value approx. £390

Destination of visit: Glenties, Co Donegal, Ireland

Dates of visit: 21-22 July 2019

Purpose of visit: To give a speech at the MacGill Summer School.

(Registered 08 August 2019)

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