Geoffrey Robinson

Coventry North West Labour

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How Geoffrey Robinson voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted moderately for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails

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Geoffrey Robinson occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Amendment of the Law 20 Mar 2014

    It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Norwich North (Chloe Smith) and my hon. Friend the Member for Westminster North (Ms Buck), both of whom spoke about the minimum wage and those on low wages. What the hon. Member for Norwich North forgot to say is that this Budget does absolutely nothing for the millions who are paying no tax at all, and that is our principal criticism of it....
  • Amendment of the Law 20 Mar 2014

    I will come to that in a moment, although the hon. Gentleman may have been here when I intervened on the Secretary of State on that precise point. Let us examine the borrowing record, as borrowing should have been central to all this. Because we have been able to have more investment and more exports—capital investment and exports—we should have growth, which would reduce the...
  • Amendment of the Law 20 Mar 2014

    We are very pleased to see employment increasing. What the hon. Gentleman needs to understand is that there is a problem of productive capacity in the economy, and we have done nothing to address it. Labour was challenged to spell out its criticisms of the Budget. The central point is that we are opposing the Government by saying what they have not done. We are in a cost of living...

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Labour MP for Coventry North West

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Topics of interest

  • Transport
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Education
  • Taxis
  • English Language: Education
  • Disciplinary Investigations
  • Accident and Emergency Departments
  • Crime

Other offices held in the past

  • Paymaster General, HM Treasury (5 May 1997 to 23 Dec 1998)

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  • Has spoken in 31 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 69.73% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 3 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 433 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

1. Remunerated directorships
New Statesman Limited (chairman). Duties in addition to those of chairman include advising magazine about its outward facing activities. Address: John Carpenter House, 7 Carmelite Street, London EC4Y OAN.
26 October 2012, received payment of £4,166.70 gross (£2,500.01 net). Covers period August-October 2012. Hours: 120 hrs. (Registered 15 November 2013)
28 January 2013, received payment of £4,166.70 gross (£2,500.01 net). Covers period November 2012-January 2013. Hours: 120 hrs. (Registered 15 November 2013)
26 April 2013, received payment of £4,166.70 gross (£2,500.01 net). Covers period February-April 2013. Hours: 120 hrs. (Registered 15 November 2013)
26 July 2013, received payment of £4,166.70 gross (£2,500.01 net). Covers period May-July 2013. Hours: 120 hrs. (Registered 15 November 2013)
Pailton Engineering Ltd, Phoenix House, Holbrook Lane, Coventry CV6 4AD (non-executive).
10 January 2013, received £10,000 as non-executive director’s fees covering the period October-December 2012. Hours: 192. (Registered 14 November 2013)
10 April 2013, received £10,000 as non-executive director’s fees covering the period January-March 2013. Hours: 192. (Registered 14 November 2013)
8 July 2013, received £10,000 as non-executive director’s fees covering the period April-June 2013. Hours: 192. (Registered 14 November 2013)
10 October 2013, received £10,000 as non-executive director’s fees covering the period July-September 2013. Hours: 192. (Registered 14 November 2013)
8. Land and Property
Property in Italy.
11. Miscellaneous
Close members of my family (all over 18 years old) have an interest in the Robinson Family No. 2 Trust (administered in Guernsey).
Guarantor for Coventry Football Club in respect of rental payments to Arena Coventry Ltd. Ended on 16 October 2013 by Court order. (Registered 17 April 2013; updated 22 October 2013)

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