Mike Gapes

Ilford South Labour

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How Mike Gapes voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
  • Voted moderately against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted moderately for university tuition feesDetails

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Mike Gapes hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Labour MP for Ilford South

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Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Transport
  • Defence
  • UK Border Agency
  • Sri Lanka
  • Yemen
  • Immigration
  • Entry Clearances

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (2 Feb 2010 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (14 Jan 2010 to 19 Jan 2010)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (7 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Committee on Arms Export Controls (18 Apr 2008 to 7 Oct 2009)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Chairman, Foreign Affairs Committee (20 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 20 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Defence Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 41 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 7 written questions in the last year — below 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 66.11% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 6 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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") 551 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys. All sums paid direct to Redbridge Labour Party:
£565 received in 2010-11. Hours: 60 mins. (Registered 17 April 2013)
10 January 2011, £75 received. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 17 April 2013)
2011, £75 received. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 17 April 2013)
14 March 2011, £75 received. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 17 April 2013)
28 April 2011, £75 received. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 17 April 2013)
10 May 2011, £50 received. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 17 April 2013)
26 May 2011, £75 received. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 17 April 2013)
24 June 2011, £75 received. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 17 April 2013)
29 July 2011, £75 received. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 17 April 2013)
26 October 2011, £50 received. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 17 April 2013)
29 November 2011, £75 received. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 17 April 2013)
10 January 2012, £75 received. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 17 April 2013)
17 February 2012, £75 received. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 17 April 2013)
24 April 2012, £75 received. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 17 April 2013)
26 June 2012, £75 received. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 17 April 2013)
4 September 2012, £75 received. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 17 April 2013)
7 December 2012, £75 received. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 17 April 2013)
1 March 2013, £75 received. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 17 April 2013)
Payments from Populus, 10 Northborough Street, London, EC1V 0AT, for opinion surveys. All sums paid direct to Redbridge Labour Party:
28 December 2010, £140 received. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 17 April 2013)
28 June 2011, £125 received. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 17 April 2013)
12 August 2010, £125 received. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 17 April 2013)
Payments from Dods Parliamentary Service, 21 Dartmouth Street, London SW1H 9BP, for opinion surveys. All sums paid direct to Redbridge Labour Party:
10 July 2012, £100 received. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 17 April 2013)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone St, London EC1Y 8RT, for opinion surveys. All sums paid direct to Redbridge Labour Party:
31 July 2012, £70 received. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 17 April 2013)
Payments from Research International, 6 More London Place, London SE1 2QY, for opinion surveys. All sums paid direct to Redbridge Labour Party:
4 January 2013, £150 received. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 17 April 2013)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: (1) UK-Korea forum for the Future; (2) The Korea Foundation
Address of donor: (1) 14 Sandgate Lane, London SW18 3JP; (2) 10th floor, Diplomatic Center, 2558 Nambusunhwanno, Seochu-gu, Seoul 137-863
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value):
(1)Flights: value £2,644; (2) Accommodation; value £999
Destination of visit: Seoul, Republic of Korea
Date of visit: 11-15 June 2013
Purpose of visit: To attend the annual meeting of the UK-Korea Forum for the Future
(Registered 15 July 2013; updated 13 August 2013)
Name of donor: Council of Ministers
Address of donor: c/o Kurdistan Regional Government, Erbil, Kurdistan, Iraq
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation etc with a value of £3,000
Destination of visit: Erbil, Duhok and Domiz refugee camp, Iraqi Kurdistan
Date of visit: 10-15 November 2013
Purpose of visit: Fact-finding visit with the All-Party Group for the Kurdistan region of Iraq
(Registered 12 December 2013)
Name of donor: Government of Taiwan and Taipei Representative Office
Address of donor: 50 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0EB
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): London-Taipei return flight, £3,300; hotels, meals and transportation, £1,200; total cost £4,500
Destination of visit: Taiwan
Date of visit: 28 December 2013-4 January 2014
Purpose of visit: fact-finding political visit.
(Registered 20 January 2014)

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