Ian Austin

MP, Dudley North

Dudley North Labour

Ian Austin’s voting in Parliament

Ian Austin is a Labour MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Ian Austin’s votes.

  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Almost always voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Ian Austin’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Ian Austin’s full vote analysis page for more.

Ian Austin never rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Labour MP for Dudley North

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Expenses

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Topics of interest

  • Education
  • Work and Pensions
  • Home Department
  • Transport
  • Health
  • Departmental Official Hospitality
  • Departmental Official Cars
  • Departmental Travel
  • Translation Services
  • Departmental Secondment

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (4 Nov 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (7 Oct 2011 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Minister of State (Regional Affairs) (West Midlands) (5 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Assistant Whip (5 Oct 2008 to 9 Jun 2009)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Gordon Brown, Prime Minister), Prime Minister's Office (28 Jun 2007 to 6 Oct 2008)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Gordon Brown, Chancellor of the Exchequer), HM Treasury (5 Feb 2007 to 28 Jun 2007)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 36 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 172 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 71.70% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 11 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 79 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Ian Austin’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 189 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2015.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Sir Trevor Chinn
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 March 2015)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Sir Trevor Chinn
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date of receipt: 26 March 2015

Date of acceptance: 26 March 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 30 March 2015)
Name of donor: Hazel Phillips
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Date of receipt: 26 March 2015

Date of acceptance: 26 March 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 30 March 2015)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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