Andrew Gwynne

MP, Denton and Reddish

Denton and Reddish Labour

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  • Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
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Andrew Gwynne hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Bill Presented: Clause 6 — Charge for financial year 2016 25 Mar 2015

    It is always a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Hood. It is also a pleasure to follow my hon. Friend the Member for East Lothian (Fiona O'Donnell), who I am almost certain will be back in the next Parliament to pursue these cases vigorously with the next Labour Government. I was tempted to speak by the Minister’s generosity in likening me to a future statesman. I...
  • Bill Presented: Clause 6 — Charge for financial year 2016 25 Mar 2015

    My hon. Friend is absolutely right, and that goes to the nub of the issue today. As my hon. Friend the Member for Birmingham, Ladywood eloquently set out from the Opposition Front Bench, the numbers are clear. In respect of corporation tax, we are talking about a very small number of large businesses operating across the country. The benefits of that tax cut will not necessarily be felt...
  • Bill Presented: Clause 6 — Charge for financial year 2016 25 Mar 2015

    Is not a theme developing today: the extent to which tax cuts and spending cuts should contribute towards deficit reduction and, with regard to tax cuts, who should benefit? As with the debates on VAT and the 50p tax rate, we are arguing for greater consideration to be given to small businesses, because larger businesses have already benefited from corporation tax cuts.

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Labour MP for Denton and Reddish

Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Transport
  • Department of Health
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Work and Pensions
  • Buildings
  • Thromboembolism
  • Apprentices
  • Social Networking
  • Health Services: Greater Manchester

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Health) (since 7 Oct 2011)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Transport) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (14 Nov 2007 to 18 Nov 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Jacqui Smith, Secretary of State), Home Office (28 Jun 2007 to unknown)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Baroness Scotland of Asthal QC, Minister of State), Home Office (14 Aug 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Baroness Scotland of Asthal, Minister of State), Home Office (before 10 Nov 2005 to 14 Aug 2006)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 18 Jan 2010)

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  • Has spoken in 109 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 230 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 70.62% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 35 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") 287 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Mar 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for online surveys:
3 March 2014, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to constituency party. (Registered 25 March 2014)
24 April 2014, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to constituency party. (Registered 19 May 2014)
23 July 2014, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to constituency party. (Registered 21 August 2014)
21 November 2014, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to constituency party. (Registered 16 December 2014)
26 March 2014, received £150 from Envoy Partnership, Second Floor, 1 Alfred Place, London WC1E 7EB, for telephone survey. Hrs: 15 mins. Fee donated to local party. (Registered 28 April 2014)
16 September 2014, received payment of £200 from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY for survey. Hours: 30 mins. Fee donated to constituency party (Registered 8 October 2014)
4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Unite the Union
(a) Address of donor: Unite House, 128 Theobald’s Road, Holborn WC1X 8TN
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
(a) Donor status: trade union
(a) (Registered 3 April 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Address of donor: C/O Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office, 6 Grafton Street, London W1S 4EQ
Destination of visit: Hong Kong
Date of visit: 25-31 May 2014
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, in-country transport, accommodation and meals with a total value of £10,586.36.
Purpose of visit: All Party Parliamentary China Group delegation visit to understand more about the political and economic environment in Hong Kong and the progress towards universal suffrage and to engage with and support bids by British business.
(Registered 25 June 2014, updated 30 June 2014)
Name of donor: (1) UK China Forum Ltd, a not-for-profit company established by the Great Britain China Centre for the purpose of promoting UK-China dialogues, from sponsorship by HSBC and Prudential; (2) All China Youth Federation;
Address of donor: (1) 15 Belgrave Square, London SWIX 8PS; (2) 10, Qianmen Dong Dajie, Beijing, 100051, People’s Republic of China
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) £1,200.21 for air ticket and visa; (2) six nights bed and breakfast in hotels in Beijing and Chongqing at an estimated cost of £80 per night (total £480).
Destination of visit: Beijing and Chongqing, China
Date of visit: 20-25 July 2014
Purpose of visit: To attend the 2014 UK-China Young Leaders Roundtable, organised by the Great Britain China Centre, UK China Forum Ltd and the All-China Youth Federation to discuss building UK-China partnership for reform and innovation.
(Registered 22 August 2014)

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