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Catherine McKinnell’s voting in Parliament
Catherine McKinnell is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Catherine McKinnell’s votes.
Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
Generally voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
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To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, (a) how many people live in local authority housing in (i) Newcastle upon Tyne, (ii) the North East and (iii) England and (b) what proportion of such people are in receipt of housing benefit.
To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what discretionary powers he proposes to allow local authorities to (a) provide older residents with lifetime local authority tenancies and (b) tailor fixed-term tenancies to suit local housing needs.
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when the Government expects to publish the early years workforce strategy.
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Labour MP for Newcastle upon Tyne North
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
- Innovation and Skills
- Work and Pensions
- Children: Day Care
- Revenue and Customs
- Tax Avoidance
- Departmental Procurement
Currently held offices
- Member, Petitions Committee (since 14 Mar 2016)
- Member, Education, Skills and the Economy Sub-Committee (since 9 Mar 2016)
- Member, Education Committee (since 1 Feb 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Attorney General (14 Sep 2015 to 11 Jan 2016)
- Shadow Minister (Treasury) (18 Mar 2013 to 14 Sep 2015)
- Shadow Minister (Education) (7 Oct 2011 to 18 Mar 2013)
- Shadow Solicitor General (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
- Member, Political and Constitutional Reform Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 8 Nov 2010)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 9 Jan 2017.
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2
Name of donor: Catholic Bishops
’ Conference of England and Wales
Address of donor: 39 Eccleston Square, London SW1V 1BX
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: an educational allowance of £5,330 and accommodation provided for an intern in my parliamentary office for 10 months: October 2016
– July 2017
Date received: 10 October 2016
Date accepted: 10 October 2016
Donor status: registered charity
(Registered 10 October 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Joint owner of residential rented property in Northumberland: (i).
Solicitor (currently non-practising).
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