Mike Gapes

MP, Ilford South

Ilford South Labour

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How Mike Gapes voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
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Mike Gapes hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: Local Government Finance 18 Dec 2014

    Labour-led Redbridge council has re-introduced weekly refuse collections, brought in free bulk waste collections and, to help local businesses, introduced 30 minutes’ free parking. All those proposals were in the manifesto on which the council was elected. Despite the legacy of the previous Con-Dem council and the problems emanating from the Con-Dem Government, we are supposed to pay...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Al-Sweady Inquiry Report 17 Dec 2014

    The Secretary of State said that the cost of the public inquiry was 31 million, but that of course is not the total cost. Can he give us a figure for the total cost, including the costs before the public inquiry? Does this come out of the MOD’s budget or the Ministry of Justice’s budget? How many ships, planes and service personnel have we lost as a result of those firms...

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Labour MP for Ilford South

Entered House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

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Topics of interest

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

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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 53 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 18 written questions in the last year — 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 67.43% 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") 580 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

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