Gordon Marsden

MP, Blackpool South

Blackpool South Labour

Gordon Marsden’s voting in Parliament

Gordon Marsden is a Labour MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Gordon Marsden sometimes differs from their party collegues, such as:

  • University tuition fees. Gordon Marsden generally voted for. Most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Gordon Marsden never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: DWP Data 21 Jul 2015

    DWP Ministers tried to sit on information from internally generated data which suggested that one in five deaths of benefit claimants had been linked to sanctions. Perhaps we can be forgiven our scepticism about the Minister’s definition of autumn: after all, this Government publish their autumn statements in December. More important, what steps will the Minister take to look into cases...
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Regional Airports 21 Jul 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when his Department will publish the shortlist of applications for the next round of funding for the Regional Air Connectivity Fund.
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Regional Airports 21 Jul 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when his Department intends to announce the recipients of awards from the next round of funding for the Regional Air Connectivity Fund.

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Labour MP for Blackpool South

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Expenses

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Topics of interest

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

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Transport) (7 Oct 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (26 Oct 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (12 May 2010 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Member, Commons Science and Technology Committee (1 Oct 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Innovation, Universities and Skills Committee (9 Nov 2007 to 30 Sep 2009)
  • PPS (Mr Michael Wills, Minister of State), Ministry of Justice (28 Jun 2007 to 7 Feb 2008)
  • Member, Education & Skills Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 8 Nov 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Tessa Jowell, Secretary of State), Department for Culture, Media & Sport (13 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (31 Jan 2002 to 5 May 2005)
  • Member, Education Sub-committee (10 Nov 1998 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, Education & Employment Committee (9 Nov 1998 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, Deregulation Committee (29 Jul 1997 to 16 Apr 1999)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 28 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 119 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 73.58% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 12 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") 272 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Jul 2015.

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