Barry Gardiner

MP, Brent North

Brent North Labour

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How Barry Gardiner voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
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Barry Gardiner hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 22 Jan 2015

    At the beginning of this Parliament, the Government signed up to 20 biodiversity targets. Most of those had to be completed by 2020, but three were due to be completed by 2015. One of the targets concerns coral reefs, and the right hon. Gentleman will know of the importance of the Pitcairn Islands in that regard from his days at the Foreign Office. May we have a statement on the...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Faith Schools 19 Jan 2015

    The Jews free school is in my constituency in Brent North. The Secretary of State will be aware of the deep concern in the Jewish community at the moment about security around schools. Many other Jewish and other faith schools around the country are in a similar position. What steps is her Department taking to ensure that the children in those schools are being kept safe?
  • Bat Habitats Regulation Bill 16 Jan 2015

    The Bill may remind some hon. Members of episode 39 of Monty Python’s Flying Circus. Unfortunately, the Bill does not, in the immortal words of Michael Palin: “shine out like a shaft of gold when all around is dark.” It seems more like the stuff that that phrase was describing. I will briefly address the three issues raised by the subject of the Bill: bat habitat in the...

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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

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)

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 76 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 50 written questions in the last year — 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 67.87% 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") 648 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to the constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Mastcraft Ltd
(a) Address of donor: 30 Poland Street, London W1F 8QS
(a) 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.
(a) (Registered 11 November 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Brent North Labour Party
(a) Address of donor: Pavitt Hall, Union Road, Wembley, HA0 4AU
(a) 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.
(a) Donor status: unincorporated association
(a) (Registered 5 December 2014)
(a) Name of donor: The Leisure Database Company
(a) Address of donor: 31 Southampton Row, London WC1B 5HJ
(a) 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
(a) Donor status: company, registration 1534942
(a) (Registered 18 November 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Christine Lee & Co
(a) Address of donor: 86 Holloway Head, Birmingham B1 1NB
(a) 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
(a) Donor status: company, registration 2890577
(a) (Registered 5 December 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)
(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 £5,300
(b) Date of receipt: 4 and 11 December 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 4 and 11 December 2014
(b) Donor status: company, registration 01423059
(b) (Registered 22 December 2014)
6. Overseas visits
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)
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 7 November 2014)

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