Kevin Barron

MP, Rother Valley

Rother Valley Labour

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How Kevin Barron voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
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Kevin Barron hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Child Sexual Exploitation (Rotherham) 26 Feb 2015

    My hon. Friend is making a very good case. On her point about the CPS, I dealt with a case in 2003-04 that is still being investigated. It was with the CPS at that time, and they are a distance away from the borough. To echo another point, within the past hour, I spoke to the father of one of the victims who I have been in touch with for many years now who had a meeting this week with the...
  • Business of the House 26 Feb 2015

    The Leader of the House will know that many, many months have passed since we agreed the principle of standardised packaging of tobacco. I understand that we are waiting for the detail of the regulation to come through. Can he tell us how that will happen, whether it will be dealt with on the Floor of the House or in Committee, and when it will happen?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Mental Health 24 Feb 2015

    I recently met the five UK Youth Parliament Members from Rotherham, who talked about the lack of facilities for mental health help in education, both further education and state education. May I say to the Minister that it is all right saying that it is up to local commissioning groups, but where is the leadership, when our young people are being left in extremely difficult situations and are...

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Labour MP for Rother Valley

Entered House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Trade and Industry
  • Treasury
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Education and Skills
  • Obesity
  • NHS
  • NHS: Drugs
  • Pharmacy
  • Mining-related Compensation Claims

Currently held offices

  • Member, Privileges Committee
  • Member, Standards Committee
  • Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Liaison Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Chairman, Health Committee (20 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Health Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 20 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Health Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges (12 Jul 2005 to 7 Jan 2013)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security (Cabinet Office) Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, Public Services, Health & Education (10 May 2004 to 6 Jul 2004)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security (Joint Committee) (1 Jun 1997 to 17 Jul 2005)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Health) (1 Jan 1995 to 1 Jan 1998)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (1 Jan 1993 to 31 Dec 1995)
  • Member, Environment (26 Oct 1992 to 13 Dec 1994)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change) (1 Jan 1988 to 1 Jan 1993)
  • Member, Energy (9 Jun 1983 to 26 Feb 1986)

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  • Has spoken in 27 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 7 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 74.88% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 14 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 694 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Feb 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Fees for completing opinion surveys for ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA:
Received £75 for January 2014 survey. Hours: 35 mins. Fee donated to charity. (Registered 10 March 2014)
Received £75 for October 2014 survey. Hours: 35 mins. Fee donated to charity. (Registered 2 December 2014)
Payment of £150 for article written for the Guardian Newspaper, published on 17 January 2014. Address: Guardian News & Media, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU. Fee donated to charity. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 24 February 2014)
Parliamentary adviser to the Japanese Pharmaceutical Group, 4 Old Bath Road, Sonning, RG4 6TA. (Up to £5,000) All remuneration is donated to charity. The companies in the Japanese Pharmaceutical Group are as follows:
Astellas Ltd
Chugai Pharma Europe Ltd
Daiichi Sankyo UK Ltd
Eisai Ltd
Kowa Pharmaceutical Europe Co Ltd
Mitsubishi Pharma Europe Ltd
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Europe Ltd
Shiongi Ltd
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Europe Ltd (formerly Dainippon Sumitomo)
Takeda UK Ltd
April 2014, received £3,000 for 2014/15, paid direct to charity. Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 30 April 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Sigma Pharmaceuticals PLC
Address of donor: Unit 1-7 Colonial Way, PO Box 233, Watford WD24 4YR
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel and accommodation for myself and my wife, at an estimated value of £3,650
Destination of visit: Cancun, Mexico
Date of visit: 15-22 February 2014
Purpose of visit: to deliver a one hour speech as Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Pharmacy at the conference of Sigma Pharmaceuticals in Cancun Mexico, on 17 February 2014. 
(Registered 12 March 2014)
8. Land and Property
Constituency office in Dinnington.
Flat in Bramley in my constituency. (Registered 26 September 2012)

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