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.
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
21 votes for, 7 votes against, 21 absences, between 2010–2017
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
11 votes for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, between 2011–2016
Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 15 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2014
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 45 votes against, 7 absences, between 2014–2016
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013
Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
3 votes for, 18 votes against, 4 absences, between 2010–2015
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Kate Green has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 29 Jun 2017
The Minister will have on his desk petitions from children at St Matthew’s Primary School and Moss Park Infants School in my constituency asking him to respect the rights of all refugee children under the United Nations convention on the rights of the child—their right to an education, in particular. What assessment is he really making of the quality and experience of education...
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Labour MP for Stretford and Urmston
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Kate Green campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Work and Pensions
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Ministry of Justice
- Personal Independence Payment
- Children: Maintenance
- Access to Work Programme
- Housing Benefit
- Mesothelioma: Compensation
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Justice Committee (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, European Scrutiny Committee (18 Jul 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- Shadow Minister (Equalities Office) (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 102 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Kate Green’s speeches
- Has received answers to 141 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 100.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above 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.
- 131 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Kate Green’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 436 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 2 May 2017.
Name of donor: Remembering Srebrenica
(a project of Ummah Help)
Address of donor: Newland House, 137-139 Hagley Road, Birmingham B16 8UA
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): accommodation, flights, subsistence and transport within Bosnia, with a total value of £489
Destination of visit: Bosnia
Dates of visit: 2-5 October 2016
Purpose of visit: to visit scenes of genocide in Bosnia and meet survivors and campaigners.
(Registered 11 October 2016)
Trustee of the Webb Memorial Trust, which works for social and economic justice. (Registered 17 April 2014
View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register
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