Stephen Timms

MP, East Ham

East Ham Labour

Stephen Timms’s voting in Parliament

Stephen Timms is a Labour MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Stephen Timms sometimes differs from their party collegues, such as:

  • A transparent Parliament. Stephen Timms generally voted for. Most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • University tuition fees. Stephen Timms generally voted for. Most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Stephen Timms’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Stephen Timms’s full vote analysis page for more.

Stephen Timms never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Families: Disadvantaged 28 Jul 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, in how many and what proportion of families supported by the Troubled Families Programme have unemployed family members entered employment.
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Child Tax Credit 21 Jul 2015

    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether families with disabled children born after 6 April 2017 will continue to receive both the child element of child tax credit and the new disability element on account of that child, irrespective of how many other children are in the household.
  • Welfare Reform and Work Bill 20 Jul 2015

    I wonder whether the hon. Gentleman has reflected on the fact that in 1997 the employment rate among lone parents was less than 45%, whereas today it is getting on for 65%. Those who have looked at the matter have confirmed that that dramatic improvement is largely thanks to the additional incentive from tax credits.

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Labour MP for East Ham

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1994 — unknown

Also represented Newham North East

Expenses

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Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Treasury
  • Cabinet Office
  • HM Treasury
  • Universal Credit
  • Work Programme
  • Social Security Benefits
  • Employment and Support Allowance
  • Employment Schemes

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (8 Oct 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Digital Britain) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Shadow Financial Secretary (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Digital Britain) (also HM Treasury) (6 Aug 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) (12 Jan 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Financial Secretary (HM Treasury) (also in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (5 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions) (Employment and Welfare Reform) (25 Jan 2008 to 5 Oct 2008)
  • Minister of State (Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform) (Competitiveness) (2 Jul 2007 to 25 Jan 2008)
  • The Chief Secretary to the Treasury (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions (10 May 2005 to 5 May 2006)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (18 Oct 2004 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • The Financial Secretary to the Treasury (30 Sep 2004 to 10 May 2005)
  • Minister of State (e-Commerce & Competitiveness) (29 May 2002 to 9 Sep 2004)
  • Minister of State (Education and Skills) (Schools) (11 Jun 2001 to 28 May 2002)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (3 Nov 1999 to 11 May 2001)
  • The Financial Secretary to the Treasury (29 Jul 1999 to 7 Jun 2001)
  • Minister of State (Department of Social Security) (1 Jan 1999 to 29 Jul 1999)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Social Security) (28 Jul 1998 to 30 Dec 1999)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (15 Jan 1996 to 21 Mar 1997)
  • Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (27 Jun 1994 to 21 Mar 1997)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 45 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 571 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 67.92% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 23 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above 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.
  • 141 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Stephen Timms’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1175 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Jul 2015.

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