Marie Rimmer

Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (Disabled People)

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

Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department of Health: NHS: Finance 6 Jul 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much the capped expenditure process in the NHS is estimated to save in 2017-18.
  • Terror Attacks 22 Jun 2017

    Will the Home Secretary confirm that she has received a letter from Andy Burnham, the Mayor of Greater Manchester, on behalf of the three police and crime commissioners in the north-west, pointing out the impact on services of the drastic cuts in police numbers? Those three areas are affected by terrorism, rising gun crime and daily fracking protests in Lancashire. The three PCCs have...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Musculoskeletal Disorders: Databases 26 Apr 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what discussions the Joint Health and Work Unit has had with NHS England and NHS Digital on the Government's mandate to NHS England for its 2017-18 commitment to identify opportunities for regular collection of data relating to musculoskeletal conditions.

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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

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 15 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Marie Rimmer’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 10 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 88.89% 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 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 53 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Marie Rimmer’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 36 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 31 Jul 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)
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)
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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