How Gordon Marsden voted since 2001
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Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VAT Source
Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
Voted moderately for university tuition fees Source
Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
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Gordon Marsden hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many staff transferred from Swansea Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre to Milford Haven Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre between January 2012 and February 2015.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many staff were employed at (a) Swansea and (b) Milford Haven Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre in (i) August 2013, (ii) February 2014, (iii) August 2014 and (iv) February 2015.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many hours of training Milford Haven staff have received from staff at the Swansea Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre on knowledge of the coastline currently covered by Liverpool Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre.
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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
- Innovation and Skills
- Work and Pensions
- Education and Skills
- Regional Growth Fund
- 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, Commons Science and Technology (1 Oct 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Committee (18 Apr 2008 to 7 Oct 2009)
- Member, Innovation, Universities and Skills (9 Nov 2007 to 30 Sep 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, Education & Skills (12 Jul 2005 to 8 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)
- 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 (9 Nov 1998 to 11 May 2001)
- Member, Deregulation (29 Jul 1997 to 16 Apr 1999)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 33 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 75.94% 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.
- 110 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Gordon Marsden’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 267 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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