How Roger Godsiff voted since 2001
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Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year 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
Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
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Roger Godsiff occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills whether companies which have been previously ejected from the DSEI arms fair for selling equipment which could be used for torture are permitted to exhibit at future similar events in London.
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what information his Department holds on whether the proposed Trade in Services Agreement treaty is likely to contain provisions to prevent increased regulation of the financial services sector.
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps the Government is taking to help protect people living in ISIS-controlled areas of Iraq.
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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
- Work and Pensions
- Home Department
- 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 280 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 50.18% 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") 80 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: All-Party Parliamentary China Group (with sponsorship from Arup, Cambridge Assessment, City of London, GKN
, John Swire & Sons)
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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