Gordon Marsden

MP, Blackpool South

Blackpool South Labour

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How Gordon Marsden voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
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Gordon Marsden hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Transport: Blackpool North Station 8 Sep 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what discussions officials in his Department have had with Network Rail on the timetable for temporary closure of Blackpool North station in relation to the electrification of line track in the last two months.
  • Written Answers — Transport: Blackpool North Station 8 Sep 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what discussions officials in his Department have had with Network Rail on the implications of the works at and around Blackpool North station for (a) capacity, (b) flexibility and (c) frequency of services in and out of Blackpool North station.
  • Written Answers — Transport: Railways: North of England 8 Sep 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport when he plans to publish in full the public responses to the consultation on the future franchise proposals covering routes currently served by Northern and Transpennine Express trains; and if he will publish, either in summary or full, the responses to that consultation before any decision on the award of the new franchises.

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Labour MP for Blackpool South

Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Transport
  • Work and Pensions
  • Health
  • Education and Skills
  • Regional Growth Fund
  • Apprentices
  • Students: Loans
  • Vocational Training
  • Government Auctions

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Transport)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (12 May 2010 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Member, Commons Science and Technology Committee (7 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Committee (18 Apr 2008 to 7 Oct 2009)
  • Member, Innovation, Universities and Skills Committee (7 Nov 2007 to 18 Apr 2008)
  • PPS (Mr Michael Wills, Minister of State), Ministry of Justice (28 Jun 2007 to 7 Feb 2008)
  • Member, Education & Skills Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 7 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Tessa Jowell, Secretary of State), Department for Culture, Media & Sport (to 11 Apr 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 35 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 113 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 75.72% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 11 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 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") 259 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 26 Aug 2014.

8. Land and Property
Family residential property in Greater Manchester.

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