Barry Gardiner

MP, Brent North

Brent North Labour

Barry Gardiner’s voting in Parliament

Barry Gardiner is a Labour MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Barry Gardiner’s votes.

  • Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes

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Barry Gardiner never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Counter-ISIL Coalition Strategy 20 Jul 2015

    On the five occasions when the deployment of embedded UK personnel was approved, which Minister or Ministers, including the Prime Minister, were aware and gave such approval? What is the point of requiring ministerial approval if it is always granted even when Parliament has expressed its overwhelming view that such deployment should not take place, and is it not the case that the Government...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Topical Questions 20 Jul 2015

    Primary schools in Brent regularly have classes of 29 children with 21 different mother tongues. How is it possible that a fairer funding formula can discount against such schools relative to others that do not labour under such difficulties?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Low-emission Vehicles 16 Jul 2015

    The Minister will know of the report that was submitted to the Economic Sub-Committee of the Cabinet which showed that the cost to our economy of air pollution from diesel and other vehicles was between 9 billion and 20 billion. When considering low emissions, will he take into account particulate matter—the PM 2.5—and nitrogen dioxide?

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Labour MP for Brent North

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Expenses

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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
  • Fracking
  • Natural Capital Accounting
  • Bushmeat

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (7 Oct 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • 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 (14 Nov 2007 to 18 Nov 2007)
  • Special Envoy for Forestry (28 Jun 2007 to 15 Sep 2008)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Biodiversity, Landscape and Rural Affairs) (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Trade and Industry) (Delivery and Efficiency) (10 May 2005 to 5 May 2006)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office) (2 Apr 2004 to 10 May 2005)
  • Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (12 Dec 2001 to 5 May 2005)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (10 Jun 1999 to 16 Oct 2002)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (31 Jul 1997 to 25 Jan 2000)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 63 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 97 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 67.92% 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 — 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") 660 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2015.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Mastcraft Ltd
Address of donor: 30 Poland Street, London W1F 8QS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: hosting a gala dinner for my constituency party on 8 October 2014; total value £1,800.

(Registered 11 November 2014)
Name of donor: Brent North Labour Party
Address of donor: Pavitt Hall, Union Road, Wembley, HA0 4AU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,200 raised at a gala dinner on 8 October 2014, which includes the donations registered below.

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 05 December 2014)
Name of donor: The Leisure Database Company
Address of donor: 31 Southampton Row, London WC1B 5HJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 raised at the gala dinner sponsored by the donation registered on 11 November 2014

Donor status: company, registration 1534942

(Registered 18 November 2014)
Name of donor: Christine Lee & Co
Address of donor: 86 Holloway Head, Birmingham B1 1NB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 raised at the gala dinner on 8 October 2014 sponsored by the donation registered on 11 November 2014

Donor status: company, registration 2890577

(Registered 05 December 2014)
Name of donor: Mr David Ho
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 donation to support campaign fund

Donor status: individual

(Registered 19 February 2015)
Name of donor: Christine Lee & Co (Solicitors) Ltd
Address of donor: Cathay Building, 86 Holloway Head, Birmingham B1 1NB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: company, registration 02890577

(Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: Asian Affairs Ltd
Address of donor: 34 South Molton Street, London W1K 5RG

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: company, registration 07200059

(Registered 05 June 2015)
Name of donor: Garavi Gujarat Publications Ltd (t/a Asian Media and Marketing Group
Address of donor: Garavi Gujarat House, 1 Silex Street, London SE1 0DW

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: supply of campaign materials and literature, value £3,876 (updated 9 July 2015)

Donor status: company, registration 01423059

(Registered 05 June 2015)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Garavi Gujarat Publications Ltd
Address of donor: 1 Silex Street, London SE1 0DW

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: printing of constituency literature (Christmas cards and newsletter calendars); estimated cost £5,300

Date of receipt: 4 and 11 December 2014

Date of acceptance: 4 and 11 December 2014

Donor status: company, registration 01423059

(Registered 22 December 2014)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Piraeus Bank S.A.
Address of donor: Amerikis 4, 105 64 Athens, Greece

Amount of donation (or estimate or probably value): Travel expenses (flights, accommodation and board), valued at £865 in total

Destination of visit: Athens

Date of visit: 9-12 October 2014

Purpose of visit: to participate in the "Cultural Landscapes in Natura 2000 Sites" conference.

(Registered 07 November 2014)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Caroline Smith, as Office Manager and Senior Caseworker. (Updated 5 June 2015)

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