Ian Austin

MP, Dudley North

Dudley North Labour

Ian Austin’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Ian Austin’s votes.

  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Counter-Daesh Quarterly Update 24 May 2016

    The point about civilian deaths is really important because the assurances we were given last year, when we were asked to extend precise, limited and targeted air strikes from Iraq to Syria, were central to persuading me to support the Government’s proposals. I welcome—I really welcome—what the Secretary of State has said today, but what additional reassurance can he provide...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Educational Visits 23 May 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate she has made of the effect of a vote to leave the EU on the cost of school trips abroad.

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Labour MP for Dudley North

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

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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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Education Committee (since 6 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Education, Skills and the Economy Sub-Committee (25 Nov 2015 to 9 Mar 2016)
  • 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)
  • Assistant Whip (5 Oct 2008 to 9 Jun 2009)
  • Minister of State (Regional Affairs) (West Midlands) (5 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2016.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Australia Israel Cultural Exchange Ltd
Address of donor: Suite 836, Level 8, 1 Queens Road, Melbourne, 3004 VIC, Australia

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and transport; total £1,500

Destination of visit: Israel and the Palestinian Territories

Date of visit: 11-15 December 2015

Purpose of visit: meetings and discussions on the Israel-Palestinian peace process with Israeli and Palestinian politicians and officials, and with academics, journalists, NGOs and community representatives.

(Registered 13 January 2016)
Name of donor: (1) Labour Friends of Israel (2) Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: (1) BM LFI, London WC1N 3XX (2) 9 Yitzhak Rabin Blvd., Kiryat Ben-Gurion, Jerusalem 9103001

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) flights, accommodation, meals, airport and taxi transfers, with a value of £1,600 (2) fast track access through security check, passport control, registration and customs, value £75. Minibus also provided but value unavailable.

Destination of visit: Israel and Palestinian territories

Date of visit: 20-23 March 2016

Purpose of visit: fact-finding visit. Meeting with Israeli and Palestinian politicians, academics, journalists and diplomats.

(Registered 26 April 2016)

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