Adrian Bailey

MP, West Bromwich West

West Bromwich West Labour/Co-operative

Adrian Bailey’s voting in Parliament

Adrian Bailey is a Labour/Co-operative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour/Co-operative MPs.

This is a selection of Adrian Bailey’s votes.

  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes

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

Adrian Bailey occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Alun Richards and Kashif Shabir: SFO 16 Sep 2015

    As Chair of the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee at that time, and following personal representations from Mr Shabir, we did research into this matter. It indicated that there was a consensus across the professional bodies involved, apart from RICS, that the process demonstrated a clear conflict of interest. The bodies took it to the Minister, and I know the Minister made...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Topical Questions 15 Sep 2015

    The Office for National Statistics has stated that in July our manufacturing output dropped, our exports—particularly to the emerging markets—dropped and that confidence levels among our manufacturers was very low. Given that the Chancellor said in 2011 that he was backing the “march of the makers”, what additional measures will the Minister take to ensure that that...
  • Bill Presented — Devolution (London) Bill: Refugee Crisis in Europe 8 Sep 2015

    Given that the Government have made a very generous contribution in providing support in the refugee camps and that they have made the welcome commitment to take 20,000 refugees, does my right hon. Friend agree that failing to work with other European countries to deal with the immediate problems risks our losing the moral leadership in Europe that our financial contribution would merit?

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Labour/Co-operative MP for West Bromwich West

Entered the House of Commons on 23 November 2000 — Byelection

Party was Labour/Co-operative until 11 Apr 2005; Labour until 30 Mar 2015


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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Trade and Industry
  • Home Department
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Prescriptions: Fees and Charges
  • Vocational Training
  • Criminal Investigation: Cyprus
  • Metals: Recycling
  • General Practitioners

Currently held offices

  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 30 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (30 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (19 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (10 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (1 Oct 2009 to 23 Nov 2009)
  • Member, West Midlands Regional Select Committee (3 Mar 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Bob Ainsworth, Minister of State), Ministry of Defence (16 Oct 2008 to 30 Dec 2008)
  • Member, Business and Enterprise Committee (10 Mar 2008 to 30 Sep 2009)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (9 Nov 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Committee (9 Nov 2007 to 10 Mar 2008)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (9 Nov 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Bob Ainsworth, Minister of State), Ministry of Defence (28 Jun 2007 to 29 Sep 2008)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Adam Ingram, Minister of State), Ministry of Defence (20 Nov 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Hilary Armstrong, Minister of State (Cabinet)), Cabinet Office (8 May 2006 to 20 Nov 2006)
  • PPS (Rt Hon John Hutton, Secretary of State), Department for Work and Pensions (10 Nov 2005 to 8 May 2006)
  • Member, Draft Civil Contingencies Bill (Joint Committee) (10 Jul 2003 to 28 Nov 2003)
  • Member, Unopposed Bills (Panel) (17 Oct 2001 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 12 Jul 2005)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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More about this

  • Has spoken in 20 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 17 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 72.60% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below 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 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 69 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Adrian Bailey’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 291 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 28 Sep 2015.

6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Two holiday properties in Cornwall, jointly owned with my wife: (i) and (ii)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Jill Bailey, as part-time Junior/Diary Secretary.

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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