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 against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
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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 309 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 49.74% 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") 82 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 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)
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 an unregistrable source.
Destination of visit: Bangkok, Thailand
Date of visit: 10-15 November 2014
Purpose of visit: discussions with the Thai government and opposition parties relating to the development of their new constitution and promotion of trade and cultural exchange.
(Registered 24 November 2014; updated 2 December 2014)

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