Marie Rimmer

MP, St Helens South and Whiston

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 for higher taxes on banks, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • 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 hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Prison Officers Association: Withdrawal from Voluntary Tasks 28 Feb 2017

    Our prisons are unsafe and dangerous, and the Minister inherited that situation. We must not forget that we have lost 7,000 experienced prison officers. When Spice, which is a very cheap drug, came on the market, prisoners who were recalled within 28 days of being released were able to expand their business on the next landing. The steps that are being taken are a sticking plaster rather ...
  • Backbench Business: Disabled People: Publicly Accessible Amenities — [Ms Karen Buck in the Chair] 23 Feb 2017

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Ms Buck. I thank the hon. Member for East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow (Dr Cameron) for securing this important debate. Disabled people were not necessarily born disabled. In fact, 90% of disability is acquired. I am one of the 90%. As some Members may know, I have a disability. For the last 20 years, I have worn a bone anchored...
  • Backbench Business: Disabled People: Publicly Accessible Amenities — [Ms Karen Buck in the Chair] 23 Feb 2017

    I concur. I know of and have been involved in many cases like that. I urge the Minister to provide urgent clarity on exactly what constitutes reasonable adjustments to stop irresponsible employers from skirting around the law. There are too few disabled people in public office, including in this place. The access to elected office fund, which enables disabled people to stand for elected...

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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
  • Attorney General
  • Department for Education
  • Data Protection
  • Non-domestic Rates: Greater London
  • Non-domestic Rates
  • Mediation
  • Information Commissioner

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (Disabled People) (since 1 Feb 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Justice Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 13 Mar 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency


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  • Has spoken in 21 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Marie Rimmer’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 16 written questions in the last year — 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 66.81% 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 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") 34 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Mar 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. (Registered 06 September 2016)
8 April 2016, payment of £100 for a survey completed in January 2016. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 06 September 2016)
9 May 2016, payment of £75 for a survey completed in February 2016. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 06 September 2016)
25 July 2016, payment of £75 for a survey completed in April 2016. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 06 September 2016)
Expected payment of £75 for a survey completed on 24 June 2016. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 06 September 2016)
Expected payment of £75 for a survey completed on 17 October 2016. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 17 October 2016)
15 December 2016, payment of £100. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 15 December 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Fateh Movement UK branch
Address of donor: 5 Galena Rd, London W6 0LT

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation with a value of £650

Destination of visit: Jerusalem and the West Bank

Date of visit: 14-18 February 2016

Purpose of visit: fact-finding political delegation to Israel and the West Bank.

(Registered 16 March 2016)

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