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

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Marie Rimmer has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 13 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • King’S College Hospital Foundation Trust 12 Dec 2017

    Given the financial incapacity problems currently affecting the NHS, is it right or fair that individual acute trust leaders should be removed from their post when surely their perceived failures are part of wider systems issues and funding pressures?
  • Budget Resolutions - Income Tax (Charge) 27 Nov 2017

    As I listened to the Chancellor talk about driverless cars in the Budget speech last week, what struck me was how few of his measures will help the residents in St Helens, Whiston and Prescot in my constituency. He said nothing about the fact that we are facing the longest fall in our living standards on record. A reasonably waged family in my constituency with two children will be £800...
  • Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Rugby Football League: Finance 16 Nov 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how much funding her Department has provided to the Rugby Football League in each of the last 10 years; and on what projects that funding has been spent.

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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 Communities and Local Government
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Attorney General
  • Data Protection
  • Non-domestic Rates: Greater London
  • Non-domestic Rates
  • Mediation
  • Information Commissioner

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 23 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Marie Rimmer’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 8 written questions in the last year — below 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 91.78% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 54 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Marie Rimmer’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 39 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Dec 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing surveys. Fees are paid direct to a local community fund.
15 December 2016, payment of £100. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 15 December 2016)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Communication Workers Union
Address of donor: 47 Seymour Terrace, Liverpool L3 5PE

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £6,600

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 03 July 2017)
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: £2,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 03 July 2017)
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: Indian High Commission/Government of India
Address of donor: India House, Aldwych, London WC2B 4NA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights £2,500; accommodation and hospitality £1,500; total value £4,000

Destination of visit: New Delhi, India

Dates of visit: 12-18 February 2017

Purpose of visit: Indo-British APPG familiarisation visit to develop understanding of Indian policy aims and meet key decision makers in government and business.

(Registered 24 March 2017)

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