Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament
How Barry Gardiner voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted very strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted strongly for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted very strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted very strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted strongly for restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted strongly for introducing ID cardsDetails
- 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 strongly against reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted very strongly for introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted moderately for a smoking banDetails
- Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted strongly for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted moderately against a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted very strongly for the hunting banDetails
- Voted moderately against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
May we have a debate on the importance of public consultation in the setting of Government policy? This morning, with no consultation and on the basis of a very small and flimsy scientific report which is hotly disputed, the chief veterinary officer announced that the Government might be minded to ban the practices of shechita and halal. May we have a debate on precisely why that has not been...
What impact and what offence does the Secretary of State believe have been caused to Jewish and Muslim businesses by the statement from the chief veterinary officer today, threatening to ban the practice of shechita and halal?
The Foreign Secretary has rightly welcomed the vetoing of the legislation downgrading the Russian language in Ukraine, but he will understand that the fact that the Parliament was prepared to pass and propose such legislation caused severe concern to the 20% of the population in Ukraine who are ethnically Russian. What further measures does he believe the Ukrainian Parliament should take to...
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Labour MP for Brent North
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Topics of interest
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Trade and Industry
- International Development
- Energy and Climate Change
- Arms Exports
- Natural Capital Accounting
- 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 64 debates in the last year — well above 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 medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 67.24% 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") 603 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 24 Feb 2014.
(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
(Registered 16 December 2013)
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