Peter Dowd

MP, Bootle

Bootle Labour

Peter Dowd’s voting in Parliament

Peter Dowd is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

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  • Peter Dowd 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

Recent appearances

  • Equitable Life Policyholders: Compensation 23 Mar 2017

    First, I should like to associate myself with all the comments that Members have made about the dreadful events that occurred yesterday. I send my condolences to the families of those who died and I wish a speedy recovery to those who were injured. This has been an incredibly thoughtful and considered debate on both sides of the House. I should like to thank the hon. Member for Harrow East...
  • Equitable Life Policyholders: Compensation 23 Mar 2017

    I have no doubt whatever that these people are all our people. My hon. Friend the Member for Ellesmere Port and Neston (Justin Madders) talked about cross-party support and about the appropriate action that the Government need to take. He said that policyholders were still being short-changed. He, too, talked about the restoration of trust and confidence in the system, and referred to the...
  • Equitable Life Policyholders: Compensation 23 Mar 2017

    That is an excellent suggestion—I would expect nothing less from the hon. Gentleman—but if people do take out a pension, they must have confidence in the system. The Minister has heard the clear and unambiguous views of many Members from across the Chamber. The Opposition will not make any cheap party political points on this matter. We give credit where credit is due to the...

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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

  • Ministry of Justice
  • Department for Education
  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Probate
  • Further Education
  • Social Services: Finance
  • Cafcass
  • Sportsgrounds: Disability

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

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  • Has spoken in 50 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Peter Dowd’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 18 written questions in the last year — 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 73.03% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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") 75 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Mar 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
I receive a basic allowance of £733 monthly, plus £26 broadband costs, from Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council, Magdalen Square, Bootle, L30 5QH, in respect of my councillor duties. Expected hours: approx. 10-15 hrs a week. (Registered 05 June 2015)
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys:
25 January 2016, received £100. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 21 June 2016)
29 February 2016, received £75. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 21 June 2016)
9 March 2016, received £50. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 21 June 2016)
24 April 2016, received £75. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 21 June 2016)
16 June 2016, received £100. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 21 June 2016)
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)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Falkland Islands Government
Address of donor: Falklands House, 14 Broadway, London, SW1H 0BH

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value: transport to/from and in the Falkland Islands, accommodation and food with a total value of £3,114.84

Destination of visit: Falkland Islands

Date of visit: 10 to 17 February 2016

Purpose of visit: Familiarisation visit

(Registered 11 March 2016)

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