Chris Matheson’s voting in Parliament
Chris Matheson is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
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Chris Matheson generally voted for higher taxes on banks, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes
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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his counterpart in the US on the access of British media organisations to official press conference held by the US President.
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what proportion of the prisons budget was spent on prisoners' (a) education, (b) healthcare and (c) rehabilitation in 2015-16.
Does my hon. Friend share my view that that might not be about prescribing for the industry what steps it needs to take, but about ensuring that all parts of Government are aware of what their role might be as the sector develops?
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Labour MP for City of Chester
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
Chris Matheson campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department for Transport
- Department of Health
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office
- Home Office
- Department for Business
- Innovation and Skills
- Chorley and South Ribble Hospital: Accident and Emergency Departments
- Rebecca Coriam
- High Speed 2 Railway Line
- Immigration Controls
- Interest Rate Swap Transactions
Currently held offices
- Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 83 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Chris Matheson’s speeches
- Has received answers to 67 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 74.51% 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 18–19 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") 67 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 20 Mar 2017.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: ITV plc
Address of donor: The London Television Centre, Upper Ground, London SE1 9LT
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: ticket for the National Television Awards with a value of £1,028
Date received: 25 January 2017
Date accepted: 25 January 2017
Donor status: company, registration 4967001
(Registered 13 March 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Falkland Islands Government
Address of donor: the Secretariat, Stanley, Falkland Islands FIQQ 1ZZ
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel and accommodation with a value of £3,079.84
Destination of visit: Falkland Islands
Date of visit: 10-17 February 2016
Purpose of visit: familiarisation visit, sponsored by the Falkland Islands Government.
(Registered 15 March 2016
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