Kevin Brennan

MP, Cardiff West

Cardiff West Labour

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How Kevin Brennan voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
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Kevin Brennan hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Bill Presented: Devolution (Scotland Referendum) 14 Oct 2014

    It is true that on devolved matters, English MPs do not have a vote, but neither do Welsh MPs, Scottish MPs or MPs from Northern Ireland. However, SNP MPs have traditionally resiled from voting on some such matters because they believe that that will help to lead to the break-up of the United Kingdom. Would not any such proposal be part of a slippery slope towards the break-up of the United...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General: Proceeds of Crime 14 Oct 2014

    Further to the question from my hon. Friend the Member for Darlington (Jenny Chapman), I know that the hon. and learned Gentleman cared strongly about legal aid and the restrictions on advice given to our constituents. Would it not make sense to restrict to such levels the legal costs that can be claimed by those appealing against confiscation of funds obtained through criminal activities?
  • Business of the House: Ebola 13 Oct 2014

    In his statement, the Secretary of State said that the screening measures would reach 89% of passengers from the three affected countries; it is therefore hoped that one in 10 will self-identify. Will he tell the House the numbers that the estimate is based on, not just the percentage, so that we have an idea of how many people will be involved in these screening measures?

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Labour MP for Cardiff West

Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Education
  • Work and Pensions
  • Wales
  • Home Department
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Teachers: Training
  • Academies
  • Free Schools
  • Kings Science Academy
  • Schools: Playing Fields

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Education)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 (also in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills), Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (23 Mar 2010 to 11 May 2010)
  • Minister of State (also in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills), Department for Children, Schools and Families (23 Mar 2010 to 11 May 2010)
  • Minister of State (also in the Department for Business, Innovations and Skills), Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (13 Oct 2009 to 23 Mar 2010)
  • Minister of State (also in the Department for Business, Innovations and Skills), Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (10 Jun 2009 to 13 Oct 2009)
  • Minister of State (also in the Department for Business, Innovations and Skills), Department for Children, Schools and Families (10 Jun 2009 to 23 Mar 2010)
  • Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office (6 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Children, Schools and Families (28 Jun 2007 to 6 Oct 2008)
  • Government Whip (technically a Lords Commissioner, HM Treasury) (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Assistant Whip (funded by HM Treasury) (11 May 2005 to 8 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 (to 20 Jan 2005)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 93 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 132 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 76.49% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 28 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 499 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

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