Roger Godsiff’s voting in Parliament
Roger Godsiff is a Labour MP, and so 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.
Roger Godsiff generally voted against use of UK military forces in combat operations overseas, while most Labour MPs generally voted for.
We have lots more plain English analysis of Roger Godsiff’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Roger Godsiff’s full vote analysis page for more.
Roger Godsiff sometimes rebelled against their party in this parliament
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, if she will bring forward legislative proposals to make it compulsory for companies to comply with the 2013 Accord on Fire and Safety in Bangladesh.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to his Answer of 7 July 2015 to Question 4556, for what reason no financial assessment of the saving or cost to the Exchequer from the transfer of existing disability living allowance claimants to personal independence payments has been made.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to his Answer of 9 September 2015 to Question 8714, for what reason the contract to provide PIP assessments stipulates that Capita is not permitted to provide recording equipment for use during assessments; and which Minister in his Department signed off this decision.
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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
- Work and Pensions
- Department of Health
- Home Department
- HM Treasury
- Medical Records: Databases
- Departmental Rail Travel
- Employment and Support Allowance
- Social Security Benefits
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- Has spoken in 4 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 292 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 56.16% 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 — 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.
- 186 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Roger Godsiff’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 84 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 28 Sep 2015.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: JTI
Address of donor: Members Hill, Brooklands Road, Weybridge KT13 3QU
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets for me and my wife to the Chelsea Flower Show, including hospitality; total value£1,404.
Date of receipt of donation: 20 May 2014
Date of acceptance of donation: 20 May 2014
Donor status: company, registered 01501573
(Registered 06 November 2014)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Government of Thailand
Address of donor: Royal Thai Embassy, 29-30 Queen’s Gate, London SW7 5JB
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): in country costs, hotel, transport and certain meals; total value £1,000. The costs of flights were met by a non-registrable source.
Destination of visit: Bangkok, Thailand
Date of visit: 10-15 November 2014
Purpose of visit: discussions with the Thai government and opposition
parties (Updated 2 December 2014) relating to the development of their new constitution and promotion of trade and cultural exchange.
(Registered 24 November 2104)
Name of donor: Public Diplomacy Council of Catalonia
Address of donor: Casa de les Punxes, Av. Diagonal 418 1r 2a, 08037 Barcelona
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and food, total value £801.60
Destination of visit: Catalonia
Date of visit: 3-5 September 2014
Purpose of visit: cross-party fact finding visit.
(Registered 12 December 2014)
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