Rachael Maskell

Shadow Minister (Transport)

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York Central Labour/Co-operative

Rachael Maskell’s voting in Parliament

Rachael Maskell is a Labour/Co-operative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour/Co-operative MPs.

However, Rachael Maskell sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Rachael Maskell generally voted for higher taxes on banks, while most Labour/Co-operative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Rachael Maskell generally voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system, while most Labour/Co-operative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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

Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Heritage Sites 14 Sep 2017

    What progress she has made on improving accessibility to heritage sites.
  • Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Heritage Sites 14 Sep 2017

    Clifford’s Tower in York is about to have a £2 million upgrade, but it will not be accessible to disabled people afterwards. It is 22 years since the passing of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995, yet heritage organisations hide behind the term “reasonable adjustments”. What is the Minister doing to ensure that heritage sites are accessible to everyone?
  • NHS Pay 13 Sep 2017

    The problem is not just about pay, but about the funding of the NHS. York’s hospitals are in this capped expenditure process due to the debts they have accrued because of massive underfunding. Can we ensure that this money comes from the Treasury and not out of the coffers of the NHS?

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Labour/Co-operative MP for York Central

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

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Topics of interest

Rachael Maskell campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Education
  • Home Office
  • Flood Control
  • Military Bases: York
  • Gamecock Barracks
  • Academies
  • Armed Forces: Housing

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Transport) (since 3 Jul 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (27 Jun 2016 to 1 Feb 2017)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (28 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow Minister (Defence) (18 Sep 2015 to 27 Jun 2016)
  • Member, Health Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 26 Oct 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 69 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Rachael Maskell’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 238 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 94.44% 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.
  • 117 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Rachael Maskell’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 120 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Sep 2017.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TU

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)
Name of donor: GMB Yorkshire and North Derbyshire Region
Address of donor: Grove Hall, 60 College Grove Road, Wakefield WF1 3RN

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)
Name of donor: Fire Brigades Union
Address of donor: Bradley House, 68 Coombe Rd, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey KT2 7AE

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)
Name of donor: Richard Hewison
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 07 July 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Shared ownership with family in a flat in the London Borough of Lewisham. I have a minority share: (i). (Registered 05 June 2015)

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