George Galloway

Former MP, Bradford West

Bradford West Respect

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  • Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
  • Has never voted on paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Details
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details

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George Galloway never rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Former Respect MP for Bradford West

Entered House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election

Changed party from Labour on 23 Oct 2003

Also represented Bethnal Green and Bow; Glasgow Kelvin; Glasgow Hillhead

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Topics of interest

  • Education
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Work and Pensions
  • Kings Science Academy
  • Engagements
  • Bangladesh
  • Free Schools
  • Israel

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  • Has spoken in 4 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 17 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 11.19% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 26 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 467 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 255 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

1. Directorships
Molucca Media Ltd, journalism and broadcasting. Address: 30 Ambleside Avenue, London SW16 1QP. (Registered 26 April 2012; updated 7 May 2013)
3. Clients
                          Of Molucca Media Ltd:
From 1 April 2013, LBP has paid me for a weekly news show for Press TV. Address:    Westgate House, Hanger Lane, London W5 1YY.  (Registered 7 April 2013; updated 10 December 2013 and 18 September 2014)
Received three payments of £1,650 in February 2014, £4,950 in total. Hours: 1 hr a week; 3 hrs in total.  (Registered 12 May 2014)
Received three payments of £1,650 in March 2014, £4,950 in total. Hours: 1 hr a week; 3 hrs in total.  (Registered 12 May 2014)
Received four payments of £1,650 in April 2014, £6,600 in total. Hours: 1 hr a week; 4 hrs in total.  (Registered 12 May 2014)
Received four payments of £1,650 in May 2014, £6,600 in total. Hours: 1 hr a week; 4 hrs in total.  (Registered 18 September 2014)
Received four payments of £1,650 in June 2014, £6,600 in total. Hours: 1 hr a week; 4 hrs in total.  (Registered 18 September 2014)
Received four payments of £1,650 in July 2014, £6,600 in total. Hours: 1 hr a week; 4 hrs in total.  (Registered 18 September 2014)
Received four payments of £1,650 in August 2014, £6,600 in total. Hours: 1 hr a week; 4 hrs in total.  (Registered 18 September 2014)
Received four payments of £1,650 in September 2014, £6,600 in total. Hours: 1 hr a week; 4 hrs in total. (Registered 3 November 2014) 
Received four payments of £1,650 in October 2014, £6,600 in total. Hours: 1 hr a week; 4 hrs in total. (Registered 3 November 2014)
Received four payments of £1,650 in November 2014, £6,600 in total. Hours: 1 hr a week; 4 hrs in total. (Registered 3 March 2015)
Received four payments of £1,650 in December 2014, £6,600 in total. Hours: 1 hr a week; 4 hrs in total. (Registered 3 March 2015)
Received three payments of £1,650 in January 2015, £4,950 in total. Hours: 1 hr a week; 4 hrs in total. (Registered 3 March 2015)
Received four payments of £1,650 in February 2015, £6,600 in total. Hours: 1 hr a week; 4 hrs in total. (Registered 3 March 2015)
Payments from Al-Mayadeen TV, Beirut, for presenting two television programmes per month (previously registered under Category 2: Remunerated Employment).  Address: Jnah, Embassy Street, Ruby Bldg, Beirut 00961 1856080/90:
Received £6,000 and return flights London to Beirut (value approx £600) in February 2014, plus hotel accommodation, to record two television programmes.  Hours: 3 hrs plus travel. (Registered 12 May 2014)
Received £6,000 and return flights London to Beirut (value approx £600) in
April 2014, plus hotel accommodation, to record two television programmes.  Hours: 3 hrs plus travel. (Registered 12 May 2014)
Received £6,000 and return flights London to Beirut (value approx £600) in
May 2014, plus hotel accommodation, to record two television programmes.  Hours: 3 hrs plus travel. (Registered 18 September 2014)
Received £6,000 and return flights London to Beirut (value approx £600) in
June 2014, plus hotel accommodation, to record two television programmes.  Hours: 3 hrs plus travel. (Registered 18 September 2014)
Received £6,000 and return flights London to Beirut (value approx £600) in
July 2014, plus hotel accommodation, to record two television programmes.  Hours: 3 hrs plus travel. (Registered 18 September 2014)
Received £6,000 and return flights London to Beirut (value approx £600) in
August 2014, plus hotel accommodation, to record two television programmes.  Hours: 3 hrs plus travel. (Registered 18 September 2014)
Received £6,000 and return flights London to Beirut (value approx £600) in
September 2014, plus hotel accommodation, to record two television programmes.  Hours: 3 hrs plus travel. (Registered 3 November 2014) 
Received £6,000 and return flights London to Beirut (value approx £600) in
October 2014, plus hotel accommodation, to record two television programmes.  Hours: 3 hrs plus travel. (Registered 3 November 2014) 
Received £6,000 and return flights London to Beirut (value approx £600) in
November 2014, plus hotel accommodation, to record two television programmes.  Hours: 3 hrs plus travel. (Registered 3 March 2015)
Received £6,000 and return flights London to Beirut (value approx £600) in
December 2014, plus hotel accommodation, to record two television programmes.  Hours: 3 hrs plus travel. (Registered 3 March 2015)
Received £6,000 in January 2015, to record two television programmes.  Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 3 March 2015)
Received £6,000 in February 2015, to record two television programmes.  Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 3 March 2015)
Payments from Associated Press, Oval Road, London NW1 1DZ, for four television programmes a month for Russia Today:
Received four payments of £1,600, £6,400 in total, for four programmes in February 2014. Hours: 2 hrs for each programme; 8 hrs in total. (Registered 12 May 2014)
Received four payments of £1,600, £6,400 in total, for four programmes in March 2014. Hours: 2 hrs for each programme; 8 hrs in total. (Registered 12 May 2014)
Received four payments of £1,600, £6,400 in total, for four programmes in April 2014. Hours: 2 hrs for each programme; 8 hrs in total. (Registered 12 May 2014)
Received four payments of £1,600, £6,400 in total, for four programmes in May 2014. Hours: 2 hrs for each programme; 8 hrs in total. (Registered 18 September 2014)
Received four payments of £1,600, £6,400 in total, for four programmes in June 2014. Hours: 2 hrs for each programme; 8 hrs in total. (Registered 18 September 2014)
Received four payments of £1,600, £6,400 in total, for four programmes in July 2014. Hours: 2 hrs for each programme; 8 hrs in total. (Registered 18 September 2014)
Received four payments of £1,600, £6,400 in total, for four programmes in August 2014. Hours: 2 hrs for each programme; 8 hrs in total. (Registered 18 September 2014)
Received four payments of £1,600, £6,400 in total, for four programmes in September 2014. Hours: 2 hrs for each programme; 8 hrs in total. (Registered 3 November 2014) 
Received four payments of £1,600, £6,400 in total, for four programmes in October 2014. Hours: 2 hrs for each programme; 8 hrs in total. (Registered 3 November 2014) 
Received four payments of £1,600, £6,400 in total, for four programmes in November 2014. Hours: 2 hrs for each programme; 8 hrs in total. (Registered 3 March 2015)
Received four payments of £1,600, £6,400 in total, for four programmes in December 2014. Hours: 2 hrs for each programme; 8 hrs in total. (Registered 3 March 2015)
Received four payments of £1,600, £6,400 in total, for four programmes in January 2015. Hours: 2 hrs for each programme; 8 hrs in total. (Registered 3 March 2015)
Received four payments of £1,600, £6,400 in total, for four programmes in February 2015. Hours: 2 hrs for each programme; 8 hrs in total. (Registered 3 March 2015)
7. Overseas benefits and gifts
See my entry under Category 3 above.
8. Land and Property
Holiday home in Portugal. (Registered 26 April 2012)
9. Shareholdings
(a) Molucca Media. (Registered 26 April 2012)
11. Miscellaneous
From time to time, I solicit donations for the following charities: Interpal (humanitarian aid to Palestine); Viva Palestina (humanitarian aid convoys to Gaza strip), Medical Aid for Palestine and Shelter. (Registered 2 May 2012)
I present a weekly radio show for WBAI, a New York radio station; unpaid. (Registered 21 August 2012)

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