Roger Godsiff

MP, Birmingham, Hall Green

Birmingham, Hall Green Labour

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How Roger Godsiff voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted moderately against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
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Roger Godsiff occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Backbench Business: Devolution and the Union 20 Nov 2014

    I congratulate the hon. Member for Esher and Walton (Mr Raab) on securing the debate. Like him, I welcome the result of the Scottish referendum. However, Members should be under no illusion. The way in which the UK is governed has changed, and we cannot change it back. These issues are more important than the Barnett formula. Promises were made about devolution max to the people of Scotland,...
  • Backbench Business: Devolution and the Union 20 Nov 2014

    I did not say that the powers would automatically be transferred. I said that they would have to be offered to the people of Wales and Northern Ireland, because if they were not, the people of those countries could rightly say that they were being discriminated against. Once Scotland has been given devo max, if Wales and Northern Ireland choose to go down that path as well, there will in my...
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Investment: Colombia 20 Nov 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, on what date the UK-Colombia bilateral investment treaty will be ratified; and on what date that treaty will come into force.

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Labour MP for Birmingham, Hall Green

Entered 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

  • Health
  • Work and Pensions
  • Home Department
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Medical Records: Databases
  • Departmental Rail Travel
  • Employment and Support Allowance
  • Social Security Benefits
  • IT Contracts

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  • Has spoken in 4 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 307 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 50.39% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 81 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Nov 2014.

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (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 6 November 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: All-Party Parliamentary China Group (with sponsorship from Arup, Cambridge Assessment, City of London, GKN, HSBC, John Swire & Sons)
Address of donor: All Party Parliamentary China Group, House of Commons, SW1A 0AA
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights with a value of £1,302; hotel accommodation, transport and meals with a value of £757.49; £2,059.49 in total
Destination of visit: China
Date of visit: 24-29 April 2014
Purpose of visit: To understand more about ethnic minorities in Xinjiang and religious freedom in China; to support bids by British business and deepen engagement with the National People's Congress.
(Registered 12 May 2014)

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