Sue Hayman

Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

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Workington Labour

Sue Hayman’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 5 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Scallop Fishing: Bay of Seine 13 Sep 2018

    I thank the Minister for his statement but, before I move on, may I say that I was very disappointed not to receive the statement until 15 minutes after I had arrived in the Chamber? This is a really important matter and the Opposition should be able to expect to receive information in a timely manner. I am sure that there has been a mix-up, but I would like assurances that I will receive...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Food: EU Law 12 Sep 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the White Paper, The future relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union, published in July 2018, whether he has plans to replicate the provisions of Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 in the common rulebook.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: European Food Safety Authority 10 Sep 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to maintain the responsibilities and functions in the UK of the European Food Safety Authority (a) when the UK leaves the EU and (b) in the event of the UK leaving the EU in 2019 without an agreement.

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Labour MP for Workington

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

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Topics of interest

Sue Hayman campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Energy and Climate Change
  • Department of Health
  • Home Office
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Plutonium
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs: Brexit
  • Police: Pensions
  • Agriculture: Subsidies
  • Seasonal Agricultural Workers' Scheme

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (since 9 Feb 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Flooding and Coastal Communities) (10 Oct 2016 to 9 Feb 2017)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (18 Sep 2015 to 10 Oct 2016)
  • Member, Justice Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 26 Oct 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Sue Hayman’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 73 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 72.38% 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 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") 78 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Sep 2018.

8. Miscellaneous
Associate of the Consultation Institute, 21A High Street, Sandy, Beds, SG19 1AG (unpaid). (Registered 04 June 2015)
10. Family members engaged in lobbying the public sector on behalf of a third party or client
Until September 2017, my husband, Ross Hayman, was employed by Copper Consultancy as Regional Director North. (Registered 04 June 2015; updated 05 October 2017)

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