Marie Rimmer

MP, St Helens South and Whiston

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St Helens South and Whiston Labour

Marie Rimmer’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Marie Rimmer sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Marie Rimmer voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for International Development: Pakistan: Training 6 Nov 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what proportion of people enrolled on training courses provided by the Punjab skills development fund are (a) from minority communities and (b) on nursing courses.
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: China: Muslims 5 Nov 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the accuracy of reports that Uighur Muslims in China have been detained for unwanted blood, tissue and DNA tests.
  • Budget Resolutions - Income Tax (Charge) 1 Nov 2018

    I am pleased to follow the hon. Member for North East Derbyshire (Lee Rowley). This Budget is a missed opportunity. It does not even offer key services the respite they need from relentless cuts, let alone the investment they need to redress the damage done by eight years of austerity. We need to put the record straight: Labour paid off more debt than any previous Administration on record....

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Labour MP for St Helens South and Whiston

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

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Topics of interest

Marie Rimmer campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Ministry of Justice
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Education
  • Department of Health
  • Data Protection
  • Non-domestic Rates: Greater London
  • Children: Day Care
  • Non-domestic Rates
  • Mediation

Currently held offices

  • Member, Justice Committee (since 5 Feb 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (Disabled People) (1 Feb 2017 to 9 Oct 2017)
  • Member, Justice Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 13 Mar 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency


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  • Has spoken in 20 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Marie Rimmer’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 55 written questions in the last year — 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 72.76% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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 16–17 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") 54 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 29 Oct 2018.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 128 Theobald's Road, Holborn, London WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Four nights’ accommodation with a total value of £1,380

Date received: 23 – 27 September 207

Date accepted: 23 September 2017

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 05 October 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Taiwanese Representative Office in the UK
Address of donor: 50 Grosvenor Gardens, Belgravia, London SW1W 0EB

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights to Taipei £3,400; accommodation in a hotel for six nights and meals £1,370; ground transportation £180; total £4,950

Destination of visit: Taiwan

Dates of visit: 6-13 April 2018

Purpose of visit: Parliamentary delegation as part of the APPG on Taiwan, to meet with the President, Ministers and members of the Legislative Yuan, and visit sites of technological interest.

(Registered 10 May 2018)

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