Austin Mitchell

MP, Great Grimsby

Great Grimsby Labour

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How Austin Mitchell voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted moderately against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails

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Austin Mitchell occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Labour MP for Great Grimsby

Entered House of Commons on 28 April 1977 — unknown

Also represented Grimsby

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Topics of interest

  • Treasury
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Deputy Prime Minister
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Housing
  • Non-Domestic Rates: Ports
  • Accountancy
  • 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

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  • Has spoken in 4 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 33 written questions in the last year — 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 52.24% 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.
  • 87 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Austin Mitchell’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1051 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Senior Associate Editor of The House Magazine (Dods Parliamentary). Address: Westminster Tower, 3rd Floor, 3 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7SP. (Up to £5,000)
24 January 2014, £10,000. Hours: approx 4 hrs per week. (Registered 7 April 2014)

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