Jim Fitzpatrick

MP, Poplar and Limehouse

Poplar and Limehouse Labour

A selection of Jim Fitzpatrick's votes

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  • Voted very strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Details
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Details
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details
  • Voted moderately for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details

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Jim Fitzpatrick sometimes rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 2 Jul 2015

    In the previous Parliament, the Government said that they wanted to ban wild animals in circuses and to produce a Green Paper on graduated licensing for young drivers, but neither matter was progressed. Has the Leader of the House been contacted by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs or the Department for Transport to suggest that either or both measures will be introduced...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Davies Commission Report 1 Jul 2015

    When the right hon. Gentleman was appointed, it was taken as a signal that the Government—certainly the Conservative part of the coalition—were having a fresh look at aviation capacity, because his predecessor, who does a great job as International Development Secretary, had campaigned against any capacity increase. Will he assure the House that as Transport Secretary he will act...

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Labour MP for Poplar and Limehouse

Entered the 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
  • Dangerous Dogs
  • Roads: Safety
  • Roads: Accidents
  • Rescue Services
  • Driving: Eyesight

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Transport Committee (4 Nov 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (4 Nov 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • 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 49 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 79 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 78.38% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 562 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jun 2015.

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