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Pat McFadden is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
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We have just had a short debate on an amendment that was largely focused on clause 1. Before we finish the Commons stages, I want to put a few questions to the Minister, mainly relating to clause 2 and pensions. We discussed some of these issues in Committee. Clause 2 imposes a levy on the pension schemes to pay for the consequences of the Dalriada case, which means that the pension fund...
I want to use the opportunity provided by the amendment to raise a few points, particularly about clause 1, and to put them to the Minister. I thank Dame Elizabeth Gloster and both the Treasury Committee and the Work and Pensions Committee for the work they have done on this issue. The issues covered by the Bill have been widely set out in debates on Second Reading and in Committee. They...
The hon. Member raises a very fair point. It has already been referenced in the debate that this is not just about amounts, but about the timescale, and we all want the Government and whoever is administering this scheme to be able to get on with it.
Labour MP for Wolverhampton South East
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Pat McFadden campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC
Last updated: 20 Sep 2021.