By Robert J. Waller
This re-creation of The Almanac of British Politics has been completely revised and up to date because the moment successive Labour election victory in 2001. it's firmly demonstrated because the definitive consultant to the political map of the uk, masking intimately all of the constituencies sending representatives to the home of Commons. It additionally includes insightful biographical sketches of each unmarried Member of Parliament.The Almanac provides a entire seat-by-seat research of all parliamentary constituencies, describing their social, fiscal and political features. This version additionally comprises new records for every seat together with: citizens and turnout common estate values in line with constituency unemployment untimely mortality index and rank order monetary deprivation. this can be the fundamental reference paintings on British politics for college students, teachers, newshounds and psephologists.
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Members of Parliament The Election of 2001 produced 99 new MPs (or 15% of the Commons, a much lower figure than the 260 – 40% – in 1997): 38 Labour, 33 Conservative (of whom seven were former MPs returning after being defeated in 1997), 14 Liberal Democrat, two Sinn Fein, three DUP, two UUP, two Plaid Cymru, four SNP and one Independent. Labour’s new intake comprised only 9% of the PLP, the Conservatives’ 20% of their parliamentary strength and the Liberal Democrats’ 26%. Only 27 of the new MPs were coming as victors in seats where the occupancy had changed hands at the Election, the lowest number of inter-party exchanges in any election since 1955.
TERRORISM, CRIME & SECURITY BILL 21 November 2001 Labour MPs voting against (32): Diane Abbott Fabian Hamilton John Austin Kelvin Hopkins Harry Barnes Lynne Jones Andrew Bennett Peter Kilfoyle Richard Burden Terry Lewis Jeremy Corbyn Tony Lloyd Ann Cryer Christine McCafferty Tam Dalyell John McDonnell Mark Fisher Kevin McNamara George Galloway Alice Mahon Neil Gerrard Jim Marshall Robert Marshall-Andrews Brian Sedgemore Alan Simpson Dennis Skinner Llew Smith David Taylor Robert Wareing David Winnick Jimmy Wray Dr Tony Wright 6.
REFERENDUM ON THE EU NICE TREATY 19 July 2001 Labour MPs voting for (4): Denzil Davies Frank Field John McDonnell Alan Simpson 2. THE DISMISSAL OF THE SPECIAL ADVISER TO TRANSPORT SECRETARY STEPHEN BYERS 22 October 2001 Labour MPs voting for (3): Jeremy Corbyn Tam Dalyell Paul Marsden 3. REGULAR HEALTH CHECKS FOR INCAPACITY BENEFIT CLAIMANTS 26 October 2001 Labour MPs voting against (5): Harry Barnes Lynne Jones John McDonnell Dennis Skinner David Winnick 24 COMMONS DIVISIONS 2001–2002 4. THE BOMBING OF AFGHANISTAN 1 November 2001 Labour MPs voting against (11, including 3 tellers): Diane Abbott Lynne Jones Tellers: Paul Marsden Jeremy Corbyn Robert Marshall-Andrews Kerry Pollard Tam Dalyell Alan Simpson John McDonnell George Galloway Mike Wood 5.
Almanac of British Politics by Robert J. Waller