George Galloway

MP, Bradford West

Bradford West Respect

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How George Galloway voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly for a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Has never voted on increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Has never voted on raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
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George Galloway never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: Iraq: Coalition Against ISIL 26 Sep 2014

    Mr Speaker, time does not permit me to tell you how many millions of times “I told you so” is currently being said in the country—or will be once people read of this debate. Millions of ordinary people knew what the expensive talent governing our country did not know, namely that there was no al-Qaeda in Iraq and that there was no Islamist fundamentalism in Iraq before Mr...
  • Business of the House: Iraq: Coalition Against ISIL 26 Sep 2014

    They don’t like it up them, Mr Speaker. They would rather have an imaginary debate, moving around imaginary armies. ISIL is a death cult. It is a gang of terrorist murderers. It is not an army and is certainly not an army that will be destroyed by aerial bombardment. ISIL is able to rule the parts of Iraq that it does because nobody in those parts has any confidence in the Government in...
  • Business of the House: Iraq: Coalition Against ISIL 26 Sep 2014

    Now that I have an extra minute, thanks to the hon. Lady, I will be able to tell her. This will not be solved by bombing; every matter will be made worse. Extremism will spread further and deeper around the world, just as happened as a result of the last Iraq war. The people outside can see it, but the fools in here, who draw a big salary and big expenses, cannot or will not see it, like the...

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Respect MP for Bradford West

Entered House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — 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
  • Jericho Monitoring Mission

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  • Has spoken in 3 debates in the last year — well below 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 low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 9.51% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 248 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 27 Oct 2014.

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 four payments of £1,650 in May 2013, £6,600 in total. Hours: 1 hr a week; 4 hrs in total.  (Registered 12 February 2014)
Received four payments of £1,650 in June 2013, £6,600 in total. Hours: 1 hr a week; 4 hrs in total.  (Registered 12 February 2014)
Received four payments of £1,650 in July 2013, £6,600 in total. Hours: 1 hr a week; 4 hrs in total.  (Registered 12 February 2014)
Received four payments of £1,650 in August 2013, £6,600 in total. Hours: 1 hr a week; 4 hrs in total.  (Registered 12 February 2014)
Received four payments of £1,650 in September 2013, £6,600 in total. Hours: 1 hr a week; 4 hrs in total.  (Registered 12 February 2014)
Received four payments of £1,650 in October 2013, £6,600 in total. Hours: 1 hr a week; 4 hrs in total.  (Registered 12 February 2014)
Received four payments of £1,650 in November 2013, £6,600 in total. Hours: 1 hr a week; 4 hrs in total.  (Registered 12 February 2014)
Received four payments of £1,650 in December 2013, £6,600 in total. Hours: 1 hr a week; 4 hrs in total.  (Registered 12 February 2014)
Received three payments of £1,650 in January 2014, £4,950 in total. Hours: 1 hr a week; 3 hrs in total.  (Registered 12 February 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)
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) between 22 and 25 July 2013 to record two television programmes.  Hours: 3 hrs plus travel. (Registered 11 August 2013; updated 12 February 2014)
Received £6,000 and flights Lisbon to Beirut (value approx £600) and back to London between 19 and 22 August 2013, plus hotel accommodation, to record two television programmes.  Hours: 3 hrs plus travel. (Registered 14 November 2013; updated 29 November 2013; updated 12 February 2014)
Received £6,000 and return flights London to Beirut (value approx £600) between 15 and 18 September 2013, plus hotel accommodation, to record two television programmes.  Hours: 3 hrs plus travel. (Registered 14 November 2013; updated 29 November 2013; updated 12 February 2014)
Received £6,000 and return flights London to Beirut (value approx £600) between 27 and 30 October 2013, plus hotel accommodation,   to record two television programmes.  Hours: 3 hrs plus travel. (Registered 14 November 2013; updated 29 November 2013; updated 12 February 2014)
Received £6,000 and return flights London to Beirut (value approx £600) between 27 and 30 October 2013, plus hotel accommodation,   to record two television programmes.  Hours: 3 hrs plus travel. (Registered 14 November 2013; updated 29 November 2013; updated 12 February 2014)
Received £6,000 and return flights London to Beirut (value approx £600) between 27 and 30 October 2013, plus hotel accommodation,   to record two television programmes.  Hours: 3 hrs plus travel. (Registered 14 November 2013; updated 29 November 2013; updated 12 February 2014)
Received £6,000 and return flights London to Beirut (value approx £600) between 27 and 30 October 2013, plus hotel accommodation,   to record two television programmes.  Hours: 3 hrs plus travel. (Registered 14 November 2013; updated 29 November 2013; updated 12 February 2014)
Received £6,000 and return flights London to Beirut (value approx £600) in November 2013, plus hotel accommodation, to record two television programmes.  Hours: 3 hrs plus travel. (Registered 20 February 2014)
Received £6,000 and return flights London to Beirut (value approx £600) in December 2013, plus hotel accommodation, to record two television programmes.  Hours: 3 hrs plus travel. (Registered 20 February 2014)
Received £6,000 and return flights London to Beirut (value approx £600) in January 2014, plus hotel accommodation, to record two television programmes.  Hours: 3 hrs plus travel. (Registered 20 February 2014)
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)
Payment of £5,400 from Truth Talks, 6/663 Forest Road, Bexley, NSW 2207, Australia, for lecture tour 1-11 July 2013.  Flight, value £3,900, and accommodation £1,300, also paid for by Truth Talks.  Hours:  4 hours for 2 lectures. (Registered 12 February 2014)
Payments from Associated Press, Oval Road, London NW1 1DZ, for four television programmes a month for Russia Today:
Received three payments of £1,600, £4,800 in total, for three programmes in November 2013. Hours: 2 hrs for each programme; 6 hrs in total. (Registered 12 February 2014)
Received four payments of £1,600, £6,400 in total, for four programmes in December 2013. Hours: 2 hrs for each programme; 8 hrs in total. (Registered 12 February 2014)
Received four payments of £1,600, £6,400 in total, for four programmes in January 2014. Hours: 2 hrs for each programme; 8 hrs in total. (Registered 20 February 2014)
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)
Payment of £900 received from Fairpley, 19 Marine Crescent, Glasgow G51 1HD,
for two appearances at the Edinburgh Fringe, on 2 and 3 August 2013. Hours: 1.5 hrs each; 3 hrs in total. (Registered 20 February 2014)
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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