Roger Godsiff’s voting in Parliament
Roger Godsiff is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
However, Roger Godsiff sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
Roger Godsiff generally voted against requiring the mass retention of information about communications, while most Labour MPs generally voted for.
Roger Godsiff almost always voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system, while most Labour MPs generally voted for.
Roger Godsiff generally voted against smoking bans, while most Labour MPs generally voted for.
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Roger Godsiff has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to the Answer of 11 May 2016 to Question 36565, when she plans to make the decision on whether to update the statutory guidance on sex and relationship education; and if she will make a statement.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to ensure that Syrian children given asylum in the UK will be able to enter in time for the start of the school year in September.
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what assessment his Department has undertaken of the potential (a) costs and benefits and (b) effect on equality of merging further education colleges.
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Labour MP for Birmingham, Hall Green
Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election
Also represented Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath; Birmingham Small Heath
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Topics of interest
- Department of Health
- Work and Pensions
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Home Department
- Medical Records: Databases
- Employment and Support Allowance
- Departmental Rail Travel
- Social Security Benefits
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- Has spoken in 4 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Roger Godsiff’s speeches
- Has received answers to 333 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 50.19% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 1 annotation 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.
- 180 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Roger Godsiff’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 87 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 16 May 2016.
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: All-Party Parliamentary China Group (with sponsorship from John Swire
& Sons, HSBC
, City of London, Cambridge Assessment, and Arup)
Address of donor: House of Commons
, London SW1A 0AA
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights £1,872.02, accommodation £404.78, domestic transport £179.13, food and drink £205.06, meeting and hospitality expenses (inc. interpretation, venue hire), £322.27, other (inc. transaction and cash withdrawal fees) £15.39; total £2,998.65
Destination of visit: China (Beijing, Shenyang and Dalian)
Date of visit: 19-25 September 2015
Purpose of visit: to maintain and strengthen relations between the UK Parliament
and the National People’s Congress of China; to learn about and support British businesses operating in China; and to deepen the knowledge and understanding of parliamentarians of China.
(Registered 30 September 2015)
Name of donor: The State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic
Address of donor: 73 Netftchilar Avenue, Baku, AZ1000, The Republic of Azerbaijan
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): airfares, accommodation, transportation and meals; approx. £2,500
Destination of visit: Azerbaijan
Date of visit: 12-15 November 2015
Purpose of visit: to look at energy issues.
(Registered 23 November 2015)
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