Barry Gardiner

MP, Brent North

Brent North Labour

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How Barry Gardiner voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails

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Barry Gardiner hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Police Reform 22 Jul 2014

    Many of my constituents will welcome the Home Secretary’s recognition of the reports of misuse of the stop-and-search powers. She will know that in London, fewer than one in five stops results in an arrest and many fewer than that go on to a successful prosecution. May I echo the remarks of the hon. Member for Kettering (Mr Hollobone) about the importance of cameras worn on uniforms?...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Arms Sales: Russia 22 Jul 2014

    The Foreign Secretary is very clear about the use of sanctions against Russia and about their potential efficacy. Why, therefore, has the Foreign Office consistently said in relation to Sri Lanka that it does not believe in applying sanctions there or in other parts of the world?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Ukraine (Flight MH17) and Gaza 21 Jul 2014

    The Prime Minister is right to condemn utterly the downing of MH17 and the way in which the bodies have been dealt with. Does he understand why those who recall that the west supplied and encouraged the protesters of Maidan and held out to them the probably false prospect of the EU welcoming them into its bosom, and who saw the support that the west provided for the overthrow of...

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Labour MP for Brent North

Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election


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Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Trade and Industry
  • International Development
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Iraq
  • Arms Exports
  • Natural Capital Accounting
  • Bushmeat
  • Departmental Disciplinary Proceedings

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (20 Dec 2010 to 4 Nov 2013)
  • Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (2 Nov 2010 to 4 Nov 2013)
  • Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (15 Nov 2007 to 22 Nov 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Trade and Industry (18 May 2005 to 8 May 2006)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Productivity, Energy and Industry (11 May 2005 to 18 May 2005)
  • Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Northern Ireland Office (1 Apr 2004 to 11 May 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 72 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 58 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 68.62% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 3 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below 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") 617 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

4. Sponsorships
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
(b) Name of donor: Garavi Gujarat Publications Ltd
(b) Address of donor: 1 Silex Street, London SE1 0DW
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: printing of constituency literature (Christmas cards and newsletter calendars); estimated cost £5,000
(b) Date of receipt: 17 and 20 December 2013
(b) Date of acceptance: 17 and 20 December 2013
(b) Donor status: company registration 01423059
(b) (Registered 8 January 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: (1) GLOBE International; (2) Food & Agriculture Organisation
Address of donor: (1) 9 Dartmouth Street, London SW1H 9BL; (2)Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, P/00100, Rome, Italy
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) accommodation and board, value £1,212.76; (2) flights, value £712
Destination of visit: Warsaw
Date of visit: 16-20 November 2013
Purpose of visit: to attend and participate in the UNFCCC COP 19 conference in my capacity as Shadow Minister for the Natural Environment and Fisheries.
(Registered 16 December 2013)
Name of donor: Sigma Pharmaceuticals PLC
Address of donor: Unit 1-7 Colonial Way, PO Box 233, Watford WD24 4YR
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £3,650 for flights, accommodation and board, for my spouse and myself
Destination of visit: Cancun, Mexico
Date of visit: 15-22 February 2014
Purpose of visit: to attend and participate in the Sigma Pharmaceuticals Conference in my capacity as Shadow Minister for the Natural Environment & Fisheries to speak on waste in the pharmaceutical sector.
(Registered 27 February 2014, updated 12 & 14 March 2014)

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