Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament
How Austin Mitchell voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted for introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted very strongly against reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted moderately for introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted moderately for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted moderately for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integrationDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted moderately for allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted very strongly for restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted moderately for a smoking banDetails
- Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted moderately for a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against the hunting banDetails
- Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Has never voted on a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport with reference to the European Commission's publication COM (2013) 296, what representations he has received from British ports on the Commission's proposed regulation on ports; what representations he has made to the European Council on that proposed regulation; and if he will make a statement.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport whether he has a veto power in relation to ports on COM(2013)296 on the proposed regulation of European ports.
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Labour MP for Great Grimsby
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Topics of interest
- Communities and Local Government
- Deputy Prime Minister
- Home Department
- Non-Domestic Rates: Ports
- Council Housing
- Social Housing
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Yorkshire and the Humber Regional Select Committee (30 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (6 Dec 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 3 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 90 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 50.60% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 9 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 85 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Austin Mitchell’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1050 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)