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Kate Green’s voting in Parliament
Kate Green is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Kate Green’s votes.
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections 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
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Kate Green has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to improve access to public transport for disabled people.
I hope that the Minister, in his analysis of the Government’s track record in relation to paid work, will also address the rise of in-work poverty under this and the previous coalition Government?
Would my hon. Friend accept by contrast that Labour’s working tax credit, after initial teething problems, was very effective in reaching low-paid workers, lifting families out of poverty, making work pay and responding to changing work circumstances?
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Labour MP for Stretford and Urmston
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Personal Independence Payment
- Children: Maintenance
- Access to Work Programme
- Housing Benefit
- Mesothelioma: Compensation
Currently held offices
- Member, European Scrutiny Committee (since 18 Jul 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities (14 Sep 2015 to 27 Jun 2016)
- Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (7 Oct 2013 to 14 Sep 2015)
- Shadow Minister (Equalities) (7 Oct 2011 to 7 Oct 2013)
- Member, Work and Pensions Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 25 Oct 2011)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 21 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Kate Green’s speeches
- Has received answers to 97 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 73.51% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 9 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 134 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Kate Green’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 394 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 5 Sep 2016.
Name of donor: First Focus
Address of donor: 1110 Vermont Avenue NW
, Washington DC
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation with a total value of £2,395
Destination of visit: Washington DC
Date of visit: 14-17 March 2016
Purpose of visit: meeting advocacy groups, members of Senate and House of Representatives to discuss child poverty strategies and UK and US experience.
(Registered 21 March 2016)
Trustee of the Webb Memorial Trust, which works for social and economic justice. (Registered 17 April 2014
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