Kevin Brennan

MP, Cardiff West

Cardiff West Labour

Kevin Brennan’s voting in Parliament

Kevin Brennan is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Kevin Brennan sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Kevin Brennan generally voted against the Iraq war, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Kevin Brennan generally voted for a transparent Parliament, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Kevin Brennan never rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Labour MP for Cardiff West

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Expenses

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Topics of interest

  • Education
  • Department for Education
  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Work and Pensions
  • Wales
  • Academies
  • Teachers: Training
  • Green Investment Bank: Privatisation
  • Free Schools
  • Kings Science Academy

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (since 18 Sep 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Education) (8 Oct 2010 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Public Administration Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 17 Jan 2011)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Minister of State (Department for Children, Schools and Families) (also Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Minister of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Further Education, Skills, Apprenticeships and Consumer Affairs) (also Department for Children, Schools and Families) (9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Secretary (Cabinet Office) (Third Sector) (5 Oct 2008 to 9 Jun 2009)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Children, Schools and Families) (Children, Young People and Families) (29 Jun 2007 to 5 Oct 2008)
  • The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (10 May 2005 to 5 May 2006)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Alan Milburn, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster), Cabinet Office (2 Nov 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Public Administration Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 19 Jan 2005)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 61 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 164 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 67.91% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 29 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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.
  • 91 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Kevin Brennan’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 599 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: England Rugby 2015 Ltd
Address of donor: Webb Ellis House, Rugby Road, Twickenham TW1 1DZ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: one ticket, with hospitality, to Wales v Fiji at Cardiff Millennium Stadium; value £495

Date received: 26 September 2015

Date accepted: 26 September 2015

Donor status: company, registration 07322743

(Registered 23 October 2015)
Name of donor: News UK & Ireland Ltd
Address of donor: 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: one ticket, with hospitality, to Australia v Wales at Twickenham; value £795

Date received: 10 October 2015

Date accepted: 10 October 2015

Donor status: company, registration 81701

(Registered 23 October 2015; updated 4 November 2015)
Name of donor: Amec Foster Wheeler plc
Address of donor: Old Change House, 128 Queen Victoria St, London EC4V 4BJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: one ticket to South Africa v Wales at Twickenham; value £400

Date received: 17 October 2015

Date accepted: 17 October 2015

Donor status: company, registration 01675285

(Registered 23 October 2015)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Wales Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce
Address of donor: 123 Tudor Street, Cardiff CF11 6AE

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, travel and accommodation; value £1,700

Destination of visit: Bangladesh

Date of visit: 25-31 January 2015

Purpose of visit: to participate in a trade delegation from Wales seeking to build relationships with businesses in Bangladesh with the view to increasing trade and investment between both countries.

(Registered 23 February 2015)

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