Andrew Gwynne’s voting in Parliament
Andrew Gwynne is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Andrew Gwynne’s votes.
Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
Consistently voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
We have lots more plain English analysis of Andrew Gwynne’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Andrew Gwynne’s full vote analysis page for more.
Andrew Gwynne never rebelled against their party in this parliament
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. I tabled a named day written parliamentary question to the Prime Minister for answer today. That question was whether the Prime Minister himself had seen a copy of the draft childhood obesity strategy document, which we suspect the Government have long-grassed. I received a letter from No. 10 Downing Street today advising me that the Prime Minister had asked...
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions her Department is having with (a) the Greater Manchester combined authority, (b) the metropolitan district councils of Greater Manchester, (c) Transport for Greater Manchester and (d) Highways England on the Greater Manchester Air Quality Action Plan.
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government on local authority obligations under an Air Quality Area Action Plan.
More of Andrew Gwynne’s recent appearances
Labour MP for Denton and Reddish
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Department of Health
- Communities and Local Government
- Ministry of Defence
- 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 16 Jan 2009)
- 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 (10 Nov 2005 to 14 Aug 2006)
- Member, Procedure Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 18 Jan 2010)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 158 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 426 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 56.68% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 36 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") 360 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.
1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for online surveys:
Name of donor: Taipei Representative Office
in the UK
Address of donor: 50 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0EB
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel, accommodation and hospitality; £3,250
Destination of visit: Taiwan
Date of visit: 25 July - 1 August 2015
Purpose of visit: to attend events and meetings with a group of parliamentarians from the British–Taiwanese All Party Parliamentary Group.
(Registered 20 August 2015)
Name of donor: HM Government
Address of donor: Gibraltar House, 150 Strand, London, WC2R 1JA
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel, accommodation and hospitality; £822
Destination of visit: Gibraltar
Date of visit: 8-11 September 2015
Purpose of visit: to attend Gibraltar National Day
related events and meetings with a group of parliamentarians from the Gibraltar All-Party Parliamentary Group.
(Registered 29 September 2015)
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