Peter Dowd

Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury

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Bootle Labour

Peter Dowd’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 4 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Regulations to deal with deficiencies arising from withdrawal - Independent Report 12 Dec 2017

    It will be very busy.
  • Finance (No. 2) Bill 11 Dec 2017

    I like the logic of the hon. Lady’s analogy about giving people a tax cut and giving them a pay rise. Does she therefore agree with me that, by her logic, giving the bankers a cut in their levy is the biggest pay rise in this Budget?
  • Finance (No. 2) Bill 11 Dec 2017

    I referred earlier to “Freeing Britain to Compete”, and I have the reference here on my iPad. It said that we claimed “that this regulation is all necessary. They seem to believe that without it banks could steal our money, bakers would put nails in our bread…and builders would construct houses that fell down when the wind blew.” Does the hon. Lady agree that...

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Labour MP for Bootle

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

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Topics of interest

Peter Dowd campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • HM Treasury
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Department for Education
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Probate
  • Taxation: Environment Protection
  • Military Aid
  • Taxation: Domicil
  • Further Education

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury (since 9 Feb 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Financial Secretary (Treasury) (6 Oct 2016 to 9 Feb 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 38 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Peter Dowd’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 77 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 92.54% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above 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") 130 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Dec 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1V 8RT, for opinion surveys:
8 January 2016, received £20. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 29 December 2016)
30 March 2016, received £20. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 29 December 2016)
12 May 2016, received £80. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 29 December 2016)
23 June 2016, received £40. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 29 December 2016)
10 August 2016, received £80. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 29 December 2016)
1 December 2016, received £60. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 29 December 2016)
20 December 2016, received £60. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 29 December 2016)
14 February 2017, received £20. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 05 December 2017)
22 March 2017, received £80. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 05 December 2017)
25 April 2017, received £20. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 05 December 2017)
5 June 2017, received £60. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 05 December 2017)
31 July 2017, received £30. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 05 December 2017)
17 November 2017, received £100. Hours: 1 hr 40 mins. (Registered 05 December 2017)
Payment of £500 expected from Government Knowledge Ltd, 18 the Ropewalk, Nottingham NG1 5DI, for services provided on 11 July 2017 as an advisory board member, organising training and publications on government and business. Payment to be made directly to charity. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 07 August 2017)
Payments from ComRes, Coveham House, Downside Bridge Road, Cobham KT11 3EP, for completing surveys:
3 January 2017, received £50. Hours: 50 mins. (Registered 04 October 2017)
27 February 2017, received £100. Hours: 100 mins. (Registered 04 October 2017)
16 June 2017, received £75. Hours: 75 mins. (Registered 04 October 2017)
22 September 2017, received £150. Hours: 150 mins. (Registered 04 October 2017)
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
Address of donor: 128 Theobald's Road, London WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)

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