Jim Fitzpatrick

MP, Poplar and Limehouse

Poplar and Limehouse Labour

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How Jim Fitzpatrick voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted moderately for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
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Jim Fitzpatrick occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 27 Feb 2015

    Wild Animals in Circuses Bill - Second reading – Jim Fitzpatrick. Legislation
  • Working Time Directive (Limitation) Bill 23 Jan 2015

    I rise briefly for two reasons, the first of which is that we have only 90 seconds left. Secondly, I speak as someone who was an employment Minister in the previous Labour Government between 2006 and 2007. During that time, one of the tasks that I was given by Downing street was to defend the working time directive opt-out, which was under threat from European states that were jealous about...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bangladesh 22 Jan 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the political situation in Bangladesh.

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Labour MP for Poplar and Limehouse

Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Also represented Poplar and Canning Town


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Topics of interest

  • Transport
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Roads: Safety
  • Roads: Accidents
  • Dangerous Dogs
  • Rescue Services
  • Driving: Eyesight

Currently held offices

  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee
  • Member, Transport Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Transport) (8 Oct 2010 to 29 Aug 2013)
  • Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Minister of State (Minister for Food, Farming and Environment), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (10 Jun 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Transport (28 Jun 2007 to 10 Jun 2009)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Trade and Industry (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (London), Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (9 Jan 2006 to 8 May 2006)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (11 May 2005 to 9 Jan 2006)
  • Member, Selection Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Government Whip (technically Vice Chamberlain, HM Household) (13 Jun 2003 to 11 May 2005)
  • Government Whip (technically a Lords Commissioner, HM Treasury) (29 May 2002 to 13 Jun 2003)
  • Assistant Whip (funded by HM Treasury) (12 Jun 2001 to 29 May 2002)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 45 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 95 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 77.59% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 39 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.
  • 141 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Jim Fitzpatrick’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 550 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Fee for survey from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA:
January 2014, two payments of £75, total £150 for October and November 2013 parliamentary panel surveys. Hours: 1 hr for each. Payments donated to charity. (Registered 25 March 2014)
March 2014, £75 for January 2014 parliamentary panel survey. Hours: 1 hr. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 25 March 2014)
April 2014, £75 for February-March 2014 parliamentary panel survey. Hours: 1 hr. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 30 April 2014)
April 2014, £75 for April 2014 parliamentary panel survey. Hours: approx. 1 hr. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 18 June 2014)
October 2014, £75 for July 2014 parliamentary panel survey.  Hours: 30 mins.  Payment donated to charity. (Registered 13 October 2014)
Fees from YouGov, 50 Featherstone St, London EC1Y 8RT, for online surveys:
June 2014, £80 for online survey. Hours: approx. 1 hr. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 18 June 2014)
11. Miscellaneous
Member of Public Policy Committee of the RAC Foundation, 89-91 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5HS; unremunerated. (Registered 8 February 2013)

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