Gordon Marsden

MP, Blackpool South

Blackpool South Labour

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How Gordon Marsden voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
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Gordon Marsden hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: National Air Traffic Services 18 Dec 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions he has had with representatives of (a) National Air Traffic Services (NATS) and (b) the Civil Aviation Authority about the resources needed by NATS for a resilient and effective national air traffic control system since 2012.
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: National Air Traffic Services 18 Dec 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions he has had with representatives of (a) National Air Traffic Services (NATS) and (b) the Civil Aviation Authority about the effectiveness of IT systems used by NATS following the operational difficulties experienced on 7 December 2013.
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: National Air Traffic Services 18 Dec 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions he and officials in his Department have had with National Air Traffic Services (NATS) and the Civil Aviation Authority on the upgrade programme to enhance air traffic capacity and the implications for continuing reliability of NATS operations day-to-day while it is implemented in the last 12 months.

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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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 35 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 101 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 75.79% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above 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") 264 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

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

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