Kevin Barron

MP, Rother Valley

Rother Valley Labour

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How Kevin Barron voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details

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Kevin Barron hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Child Sex Abuse (Rotherham) 2 Sep 2014

    I welcome many of the things that the Home Secretary has said. Over a decade ago, I met one of the victims, Emma Jackson, and her parents. They were concerned about the inactivity of the investigation being carried out by South Yorkshire police into what I believed to be a horrendous crime. At that time, South Yorkshire police refused to meet me and the family together, although I did have...
  • Business of the House (Data Retention and Investigatory Powers): Respect Policy 14 Jul 2014

    The hon. Gentleman says that the policy will not be retrospective. However, if somebody has a difficult relationship at the moment, something that has gone on during the past few days, weeks or months might be added to a complaint to the commissioner if she felt that it ought to be investigated. There are no such cases whatever to my knowledge, but just in case there are, I thought that we...

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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

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, Health Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 20 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security (Cabinet Office) Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, Public Services, Health & Education (10 May 2004 to 6 Jul 2004)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 27 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 14 written questions in the last year — 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 75.43% 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") 687 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Fees for completing opinion surveys for ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA:
Received £75 for April 2013 survey. Hours: 45 mins. Fee donated to charity. (Registered 10 June 2013)
Received £75 for November 2013 survey. Hours: 35 mins. Fee donated to charity. (Registered 20 January 2014)
Received £75 for January 2014 survey. Hours: 35 mins. Fee donated to charity. (Registered 10 March 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)
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)
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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