Kevin Brennan’s voting in Parliament
Kevin Brennan is a Labour MP, and so 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.
Kevin Brennan generally voted for a transparent Parliament, while most Labour MPs generally voted against.
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Kevin Brennan never rebelled against their party in this parliament
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when she plans to publish the findings of her Department's review into the status and professionalism of teaching assistants announced in October 2014.
May we debate Ministers meddling with the BBC? The Culture Secretary has just announced that the BBC’s “10 o’clock News” should not be at 10 o’clock. Would a debate about ministerial meddling not allow us to explore why a party that once was a supporter of public broadcasting and an independent BBC has been reduced to its Ministers just mouthing the mantras of...
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Labour MP for Cardiff West
Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Department for Education
- Work and Pensions
- Home Department
- Teachers: Training
- Free Schools
- Kings Science Academy
- Schools: Playing Fields
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
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 75 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 106 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 60.27% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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.
- 97 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Kevin Brennan’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 542 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 28 Sep 2015.
Name of donor: WISE
Address of donor: Qatar Foundation, PO
box 5825, Doha, Qatar
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation; value £4,500
Destination of visit: Doha
Date of visit: 3-7 November 2014
Purpose of visit: to attend World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE).
(Registered 19 November 2014)
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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