Sandy Martin

MP, Ipswich

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Ipswich Labour

Sandy Martin’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2017

Recent appearances

  • Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill 20 Oct 2017

    I thank my hon. Friend the Member for Rhondda (Chris Bryant) for introducing the Bill. I agree with the hon. Member for Bolton West (Chris Green) about the importance of deterrence. I am sure we all find it hard to comprehend how anyone could wish to harm the emergency workers, such as paramedics or firefighters, who have rushed to help them. It is precisely because emergency workers attend...
  • Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill 20 Oct 2017

    I agree with the hon. Gentleman. That is precisely the point that I wish to convey, so I thank him for clarifying that. However aggressive or uncontrolled someone’s behaviour might be, taboos are a powerful block on people’s actions. We need to make assaults on emergency workers a taboo in England and Wales. I believe the Bill will be an important step in making that happen.
  • Tobacco Control Plan 19 Oct 2017

    I am concerned about the damage that smoking does to my constituents. Almost 15% of the population of Suffolk smoke. More than 7,500 admissions to Suffolk hospitals every year are attributable to smoking. Those who do not quit will have roughly a one in two chance of dying prematurely from smoking-related diseases. The tobacco industry is deliberately producing products that it knows will...

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Labour MP for Ipswich

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 2017 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Department for Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Legal Aid Scheme
  • Gaming Machines: Reviews

Currently held offices

  • Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

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  • Has spoken in 11 debates since joining Parliament — below average amongst MPs. See all Sandy Martin’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 2 written questions since joining Parliament — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 95.83% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above 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") 5 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Oct 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
1 July 2017, received councillor's allowance of £1,260.70 from Suffolk County Council, Russell Road, Ipswich IP1 2BX. Hours: approx. 20 hrs. I will stand down from the Council on 20 July 2017. (Registered 05 July 2017)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Christopher Mole
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Use of a flat in London between 10 June and 10 July 2017, value £1,440

Date received: 10 June 2017

Date accepted: 10 June 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 July 2017)

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