Jim Fitzpatrick

Former MP, Poplar and Limehouse

Poplar and Limehouse Labour

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How Jim Fitzpatrick 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 disability Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
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Jim Fitzpatrick occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Former Labour MP for Poplar and Limehouse

Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — 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
  • Dangerous Dogs
  • Roads: Safety
  • Roads: Accidents
  • Rescue Services
  • Driving: Eyesight

Currently held offices

  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (since 4 Nov 2013)
  • Member, Transport Committee (since 4 Nov 2013)

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 (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Farming and the Environment) (9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport) (29 Jun 2007 to 5 Jun 2009)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Employment Relations & Postal Services) (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Minister (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister) (London) (10 May 2005 to 5 May 2006)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (18 Jun 2003 to 27 Sep 2005)
  • Vice-Chamberlain (HM Household) (13 Jun 2003 to 10 May 2005)
  • The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (29 May 2002 to 13 Jun 2003)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (14 Jun 2001 to 28 May 2002)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 48 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 81 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 77.80% 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.
  • 137 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 558 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Mar 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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