Gordon Marsden

MP, Blackpool South

Blackpool South Labour

Gordon Marsden’s voting in Parliament

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

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

  • Gordon Marsden generally voted for university tuition fees, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Gordon Marsden never rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Labour MP for Blackpool South

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

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Topics of interest

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

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Education) (since 18 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (since 18 Sep 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Transport) (7 Oct 2013 to 18 Sep 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)

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  • Has spoken in 27 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 129 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 80.66% 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.
  • 111 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Gordon Marsden’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 281 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Communication Workers Union
Address of donor: The Broadway, London SW19 1RX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £8,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 08 June 2015)
Name of donor: Communication Workers Union
Address of donor: The Broadway, London SW19 1RX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £500.01

Donor status: trade union (Registered 08 June 2015)
Name of donor: Communication Workers Union
Address of donor: The Broadway, London SW19 1RX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £500.01

Donor status: trade union (Registered 08 June 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Family residential property in Greater Manchester: (i)

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