Mike Kane’s voting in Parliament
Mike Kane is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Mike Kane’s votes.
Consistently 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, 7 votes against, between 2014–2018
Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2015–2016
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2015–2016
Voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2016
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, in 2016
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
1 vote for, 22 votes against, 3 absences, between 2014–2016
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Mike Kane has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2018
Asia Bibi spent eight years on death row in Pakistan for a crime that she did not commit. Since the High Court quashed her conviction, she has been in hiding. Weekend reports suggested that she had applied for asylum in Britain. Does the Prime Minister agree that Britain should be a beacon for human rights and for those fleeing religious persecution?
We have heard today of the impact of Tory austerity on education and of funding being slashed across every area of the Department, with early years, schools and further and higher education all being hit. Education urgently needs new investment right across the board. The Government must finally begin reversing their devastating cuts if they are to implement the Prime Minister’s promise...
They will not come in until 2022, and the Conservatives have already cut billions from the higher education service. As a direct consequence of the Government scrapping maintenance grants, our poorest students graduate with the highest debts. No one should be put off university due to a lack of money because of a fear of debt. Labour believes that education should be free. We will restore...
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Labour MP for Wythenshawe and Sale East
Entered the House of Commons on 13 February 2014 — Byelection
Topics of interest
Mike Kane campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department for Education
- Department for International Development
- HM Treasury
- Department of Health
- Home Office
- Schools: Finance
- Isle of Wight Studio School: Closures
- Schools: Buildings
- Primary Education: Free School Meals
- Financial Services: Licensing
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Education) (Schools) (since 9 Oct 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (International Development) (18 Sep 2015 to 27 Jun 2016)
- Member, Treasury Committee (24 Nov 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (18 Mar 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 39 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Mike Kane’s speeches
- Has received answers to 66 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 76.56% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 114 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 29 Oct 2018.
Name of donor: Institute for Research on the Signs of the Times
Address of donor: 5 Lion Street, Floriana FRN
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights for myself plus accommodation, food and expenses for both my wife and myself, total value £800
Destination of visit: Malta
Dates of visit: 20-22 April 2018
Purpose of visit: To give a lecture at the Institute for Research on the Signs of the Times (Discern).
(Registered 11 May 2018)
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