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.
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
Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
3 votes for, 18 votes against, 4 absences, between 2010–2015
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
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Kate Green has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2017
Six out of 10 people with epilepsy who were migrating from DLA to PIP and were surveyed by Epilepsy Action saw their benefit removed or reduced. That compares with two out of 10 people who are migrating overall. Are Ministers confident that assessors and decision makers properly understand the fluctuating, sporadic and life-limiting condition of epilepsy, so that they can make the right decisions?
I compliment my hon. Friend and the right hon. Members for Loughborough (Nicky Morgan) and for Sheffield, Hallam (Mr Clegg) for securing the debate. In Trafford, as she knows, we already have a selective system, and although our schools perform very well overall in the national rankings—that is despite selection, not because of it—one group that does not benefit are children with...
Does the hon. Gentleman agree that policyholders do not regard what they are entitled to as compensation? They simply want back the money that they saved—their own money, which they put in to their long-term pension savings, believing it would be given back, with a reasonable return, when they retired and needed it.
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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
- Personal Independence Payment
- Children: Maintenance
- Access to Work Programme
- Housing Benefit
- Mesothelioma: Compensation
Currently held offices
- Member, Justice Committee (since 31 Oct 2016)
- Member, European Scrutiny Committee (since 18 Jul 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- 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 83 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Kate Green’s speeches
- Has received answers to 95 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 71.71% 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.
- 132 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Kate Green’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 426 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 20 Mar 2017.
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)
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
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