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I know that the Minister agrees with me on the need for greater transparency in the pensions world, particularly around costs. He will therefore be keen to address the widespread criticism of the Government’s failing to act to ensure that people get the best possible returns. The Financial Conduct Authority’s interim report in November highlighted a number of failures in the asset...
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It was great to hear earlier that there is consensus on the need to implement in full the Financial Conduct Authority’s recommendations on transparency in pension scheme costs. We hope that will be soon, and we will hold the Government and the Minister to account on that. Let us try another subject. Labour is committed to the state pension triple lock. Are the Government?
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Labour MP for Stockton North
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
- Energy and Climate Change
- Department for Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- Offshore Industry
- Armed Forces: Education
- Lead: Ammunition
- Offshore Industry: Safety
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (Pensions) (since 14 Oct 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (18 Sep 2015 to 27 Jun 2016)
- Member, Education Committee (7 Nov 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (17 Jan 2011 to 8 Mar 2011)
- Member, Work and Pensions Committee (2 Nov 2010 to 27 Jun 2011)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 9 Jan 2017.
1. Employment and earnings
19 August 2016
, £200 from Ipsos MORI
, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing Summer 2016 Survey. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to Stockton North CLP
. (Registered 19 August 2016)
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing surveys. All fees paid direct to Stockton North CLP. (Updated 14 December 2016
16 June 2016
, payment of £75. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 31 October 2016)
30 June 2016, payment of £50. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 31 October 2016)
6 October 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 31 October 2016)
12 October 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 31 October 2016)
9 December 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 14 December 2016)
Name of donor: BASF
Address of donor: BASF SE
/S - C100, 67056 Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights £225.74 and hotel £101.64, total £327.38
Destination of visit: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Date of visit: 21-22 July 2016
Purpose of visit: fact-finding visit to BASF production site organised by the Industry and Parliament Trust
(Registered 28 July 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
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