Kate Hollern

Shadow Minister (Housing, Communities and Local Government)

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Blackburn Labour

Kate Hollern’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 20 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Integrated Communities 14 Mar 2018

    I congratulate this House on its total cross-party condemnation of the vile messages that have gone to some of our colleagues. There is no place in this country for such prejudice and hate. Broadly, I welcome this national strategy. I am extremely pleased that Blackburn, with Darwen, is going to be a pilot area. As I am sure the Secretary of State is aware, we have a number of fantastic...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Housing 12 Mar 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps the Government is taking to reduce levels of insecure housing; and what assessment the Government has made of the relationship between levels of (a) insecure housing and (b) homelessness.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Forensic Science 5 Mar 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps are being taken to protect forensic evidence following the collapse of Key Forensic Services; and if she will make an assessment of the potential merits of reopening the Forensic Science Service to ensure forensic work is not lost in the event of a contractor's closure.

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Labour MP for Blackburn

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

Kate Hollern campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Ministry of Defence
  • Department for Transport
  • Department of Health
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Trident Submarines
  • Ministry of Defence: Procurement
  • Defence: Procurement
  • Disability Living Allowance: Appeals
  • Trident Submarines: Finance

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Housing, Communities and Local Government) (since 9 Jan 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (9 Oct 2016 to 9 Jan 2018)
  • Shadow Minister (Defence) (7 Jan 2016 to 9 Oct 2016)
  • Member, Education, Skills and the Economy Sub-Committee (25 Nov 2015 to 1 Feb 2016)
  • Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 24 Nov 2015)
  • Member, Education Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 1 Feb 2016)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 8 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Kate Hollern’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 24 written questions in the last year — 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 83.46% 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") 18 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Mar 2018.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 128 Theobald's Road, London WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 05 July 2017)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 128 Theobald's Road, London WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Four nights' accommodation during the Labour Party Conference with a total value of £1,380 (£345 per night)

Date received: 23-27 September 2017

Date accepted: 23 September 2017

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 23 October 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
From August 2015, a half-share in a residential property in Blackburn: (i). (Registered 29 September 2016)

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