Gordon Marsden

MP, Blackpool South

Blackpool South Labour

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How Gordon Marsden voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately against 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
  • Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted moderately for university tuition fees Source
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Gordon Marsden hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • [Martin Caton in the Chair] — Transport in the North-East 15 Oct 2014

    It is a great delight to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Caton. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Houghton and Sunderland South (Bridget Phillipson) on securing this important debate, and I emphasise that she has fought consistently and doggedly for better bus services for her community. I am pleased to see the strong representation from MPs across the north-east, who have...
  • [Martin Caton in the Chair] — Transport in the North-East 15 Oct 2014

    I am sorry, but I cannot give way because of the time. We need to develop franchising schemes that can help to protect our bus services and their key role in society. Buses are too often the neglected foundation of our communities. As the Institute for Public Policy Research pointed out recently, three times as many passengers use buses as use rail. The Passenger Transport Executive Group has...
  • 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.

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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 99 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 75.77% 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") 260 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

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

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