Kate Hollern’s voting in Parliament
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Kate Hollern generally voted for higher taxes on banks, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes
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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017
We have heard today an awful lot about a stronger economy and the need to improve productivity. What discussions has the Chancellor had with his Cabinet colleagues about skills and education funding? There is concern that children in Blackburn are about to lose £284 per head under what the Government call a fairer funding formula.
If he will reintroduce national road safety targets.
Is the Minister aware that between September 2015 and September 2016 there was a 2% increase in deaths on roads, and a 6% increase in casualties? The rate of casualties in my constituency of Blackburn is 49% higher than the national average and, shockingly, child casualties are 102% higher than the national average rate. Between 2010 and 2015, the number of dedicated road traffic police...
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Labour MP for Blackburn
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
Kate Hollern campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Ministry of Defence
- Department for Transport
- Department of Health
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office
- Department for Communities and Local Government
- Trident Submarines
- Ministry of Defence: Procurement
- Defence: Procurement
- Trident Submarines: Finance
- Students: Loans
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (since 9 Oct 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- 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 16 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Kate Hollern’s speeches
- Has received answers to 18 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 64.88% 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") 17 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 10 Apr 2017.
Name of donor: Hong Kong Government
Address of donor: c/o Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, 18 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3JA
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights approx. £8,500; accommodation approx. £413 per night; transport and hospitality approx. £207; total value £10,359
Destination of visit: Hong Kong
Dates of visit: 9-13 January 2017
Purpose of visit: APPG
on China delegation to maintain bilateral ties; support British businesses operating in Hong Kong; and deepen the knowledge of parliamentarians of Hong Kong’s political, social and economic development.
(Registered 10 February 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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