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Alan Campbell

Labour MP for Tynemouth

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  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Home Office (since 6 Oct 2008) (note about dates)
  • Entered Parliament on 1 May 1997 — General election

Voting record (from PublicWhip)

How Alan Campbell voted on key issues since 2001:

  • Voted very strongly for more EU integration. votes
  • Voted very strongly for the hunting ban. votes
  • Voted moderately against a transparent Parliament. votes
  • Voted moderately for introducing a smoking ban. votes
  • Voted strongly for a stricter asylum system. votes
  • Voted strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
  • Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
  • Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
  • Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
  • Voted moderately against laws to stop climate change. votes
  • Voted very strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
  • Voted very strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
  • Voted strongly for equal gay rights. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against greater autonomy for schools. votes
  • Voted very strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
  • Voted very strongly for introducing foundation hospitals. votes
  • Voted strongly for introducing student top-up fees. votes

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More on well-known issues (from the Guardian)

Committees and topics of interest

Asks most questions about

  • Departments: Education and Skills, Health, Deputy Prime Minister, Trade and Industry, Work and Pensions

  • Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): North Tyneside LEA, Speech Therapy, Education (North Tyneside), Healthy Living Centres, Health Services

(based on written questions asked by Alan Campbell and answered by departments)

Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)

RSS feed Most recent appearances

Written Answers — Home Department: Drugs: Misuse (8 Apr 2010)

“Pursuant to the previous Home Secretary's commission of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) to provide advice on so called "legal highs" in March 2009 and following its advice on synthetic cannabinoids, and cathinone derivatives, the ACMD are now considering its next priority area from a range that includes but is not limited to plants such as Kava kava and Salvia divinorum,...”

Written Answers — Home Department: Human Trafficking (8 Apr 2010)

“It has not proved possible to respond in the time available before Prorogation.”

Written Answers — Home Department: Independent Safeguarding Authority: Manpower (8 Apr 2010)

“holding answer 6 January 2010 The Independent Safeguarding Authority recruits caseworkers based on competency based assessment which links to the skills and experience they can bring to the post rather than academic qualifications. However, the breakdown of the percentages of Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) caseworker qualifications (Levels 3-6) is as follows: ( a) Staff with...”

More of Alan Campbell's recent appearances

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Is a member of 0 select committees (0 as chair).
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • People have made 16 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above 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.
  • 79 people are tracking whenever this MP speaks — email me whenever Alan Campbell speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 129 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

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Register last updated: 12 Apr 2010. More about the Register

View the history of this MP's entries in the Register

Expenses

Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.

Type2008/09 (ranking out of 647)2007/08 (ranking out of 645)2006/07 (ranking out of 645)2005/062004/05 (ranking out of 659)2003/04 (ranking out of 658)2002/03 (ranking out of 657)2001/02 (ranking out of 657)
Staying away from main home£16,887 (387th) £21,188 (334th) £22,110 (joint 1st with 183 others) £21,568 £19,829 (315th) £19,434 (294th) £19,477 (324th) £15,569 (279th)
London costs£0 £0 £0 £0 £0 £0 £0 £0
Office running costs£24,325 (65th) £23,761 (71st) £29,140 (joint 12th with 6 others) £28,394 £19,307 (joint 132nd with 1 other) £18,799 (joint 13th with 178 others) £18,234 (joint 1st with 183 others) £19,888 (168th)
Staffing costs£84,501 (526th) £78,998 (543rd) £78,576 (joint 484th with 2 others) £74,970 £66,476 (494th) £60,982 (joint 582nd with 1 other) £58,362 (561st) £37,165 (564th)
Communications Allowance£13,808 (39th) £11,851 (52nd) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Members' Travel£16,088 (50th)1 £16,453 (53rd)2 £13,626 (98th)3 £14,508 £19,195 (66th) £15,842 (120th) £16,774 (99th) £13,778 (92nd)
Members' Staff Travel£601 (136th) £1,138 (80th) £1,214 (99th) £0 £674 (243rd) £2,019 (55th) £2,693 (24th) £1,477 (75th)
Members' Spouse Travel£0 £0 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Members' Family Travel£346 (41st) £0 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Centrally Purchased Stationery£5,712 (136th) £1,519 (joint 91st with 1 other) £2,443 (67th) £1,246 £1,737 (136th) £838 (337th) £854 (405th) £515 (543rd)
Stationery: Associated Postage Costs£2,452 (304th) £5,422 (126th) £1,879 £4,468 (165th) £1,438 (502nd) N/A N/A
Centrally Provided Computer Equipment  £1,288 (joint 208th with 2 others) £1,090 (joint 258th with 10 others) £0 £1,943 (joint 212th with 5 others) £1,943 (joint 208th with 5 others) £1,943 (joint 205th with 5 others) £1,943 (joint 195th with 5 others)
Other Costs£0 £0 £0 £0 £0 £0 £0 £0
Total£162,267 (162nd) £158,648 (116th) £153,621 (57th) £142,565 £133,629 (129th) £121,295 (280th) £118,337 (203rd) £90,335 (283rd)

1 Regular journeys between home/constituency/Westminster: Mileage £3,995 (189th). Rail £11,128 (33rd). Air £965 (101st).

2 Regular journeys between home/constituency/Westminster: Mileage £4,020 (215th). Rail £11,925 (20th). Air £508 (119th).

3 Car £4,475 (198th). Rail £7,052 (91st). Air £2,099 (98th).