Kevin Brennan

MP, Cardiff West

Cardiff West Labour

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How Kevin Brennan voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
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Kevin Brennan hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Energy and Climate Change: Tidal Lagoons 18 Dec 2014

    What recent assessment he has made of the potential of tidal power as an energy source.
  • Energy and Climate Change: Tidal Lagoons 18 Dec 2014

    May I say merry Christmas to everyone, Mr Speaker? That should help climate change because I do not have to send out cards now. How are the Government’s talks on the Swansea tidal lagoon, which were announced during the autumn statement, progressing? As part of the studies that the Government are undertaking, are they working with the Welsh Government to look at proposals for a possible...
  • Energy and Climate Change: Topical Questions 18 Dec 2014

    What is the Secretary of State’s position on fracking, particularly following the news that New York state has decided to ban it?

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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
  • Department for Education
  • Wales
  • Home Department
  • Academies
  • Teachers: Training
  • 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)

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  • Has spoken in 100 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 110 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 75.64% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above 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.
  • 100 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Kevin Brennan’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 507 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

6. Overseas visits
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)

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