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 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
Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, between 2015–2017
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
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, 6 votes against, in 2014
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2015–2016
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Last updated: 19 Apr 2017
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 International Development
- Department of Health
- Home Office
- HM Treasury
- Department for Education
- Schools: Buildings
- Financial Services: Licensing
- Asylum: Eritrea
- Health Services: Greater Manchester
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 33 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Mike Kane’s speeches
- Has received answers to 32 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.
- 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") 79 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 2 May 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 £5,218.55 and accommodation provided for an intern in my parliamentary office for 10 months: 12 October 2015
– July 2016
Date received: 12 October 2015
Date accepted: 12 October 2015
Donor status: registered charity
(Registered 16 October 2015)
Name of donor: World Vision UK
Address of donor: 11 Belgrave Road, London SW1V 1RB
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights, accommodation, visa and in country expenses with a total value of £1,450
Destination of visit: Sierra Leone
Dates of visit: 4-9 September 2016
Purpose of visit: To look at the lack of child protection in post-Ebola health strategy.
(Registered 05 October 2016
View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register
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