Ian Gibson

Former MP, Norwich North

Norwich North Labour

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How Ian Gibson voted since 2001
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  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted very strongly for more EU integration Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
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Ian Gibson quite often rebelled against their party in their last parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Food Supply 21 May 2009

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (1) what recent discussions he has had on the inclusion of proposals to address hunger and food scarcity in his Department's forthcoming White Paper on food security; (2) what recent discussions he has had in relation to the inclusion of relief and social protection measures in his Department's forthcoming White Paper on...
  • London Metropolitan University 20 May 2009

    Given that we often look on universities as regional centres of education, and that students can move between them on exchanges, will my hon. Friend consider the possibility of financial collaboration between them, instead of rivalry? Why do they not work to support each other? The three universities should work together to serve the community—let us have some money from Imperial going...
  • London Metropolitan University 20 May 2009

    I have to rise to the bait. The hon. Gentleman did not name his college. Will he tell me how poor it really is, so I can check it out?

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Former Labour MP for Norwich North

Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Left Parliament on 8 June 2009 — Resigned


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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Trade and Industry
  • Education and Skills
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Defence
  • Cancer
  • Nanotechnology
  • Strokes: Health Services
  • Cancer Services
  • Exeter University

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, East of England Regional Select Committee (4 Mar 2009 to 10 Aug 2009)
  • Member, Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Committee (18 Apr 2008 to 10 Aug 2009)
  • Member, Innovation, Universities and Skills Committee (7 Nov 2007 to 18 Apr 2008)
  • Member, Draft Human Tissue and Embryos Bill (Joint Committee) (14 May 2007 to 3 Jun 2008)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (20 Jul 2005 to 8 Feb 2006)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Chairman, Science and Technology Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 32 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 84 written questions in the last year — above 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 85.59% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 7 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 56 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 342 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jul 2009.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Regular articles on science policy in the British Association for Advancement of Science Journal. (Up to £5,000)
Lectures and chairing meetings for Eli Lilly (Up to £5,000)
Panellist in Pfizer Oncology Forum. (Up to £5,000)
Occasional meetings with Westminster Experience; an educational group for health service professionals to interact with politicians. (Up to £5,000)
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Monthly column for Chemist and Druggist magazine CMP Medica Ltd, Ludgate House, 245 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 9UY. (Up to £5,000)
£150 received on 4 July 2009 for article in Chemist and Druggist magazine (approx 400 words). Hours: 1½ (Registered 7 July 2009)
Consultancy fee from Ellare Ltd for advice on project for a telecommunications client. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 28 October 2008)
6. Overseas visits
4-10 January 2009, to Taiwan, with the All-Party British Taiwanese Group to meet Ministers, British Trade and Cultural Office and others, as guest of the Taiwanese Government. (Registered 28 January 2009)
15-20 February 2009, to Ethiopia, in connection with the All-Party Group on Population, Development and Reproductive Rights report into material morbidity. Economy flight and five nights accommodation paid for by Marie Stopes International. (Registered 2 June 2009)
11. Miscellaneous
Pharmacist - no earned income from community pharmacy.

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