Ian Austin

MP, Dudley North

Dudley North Labour

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  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
  • Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Details
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
  • Voted moderately against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details

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Ian Austin

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Labour MP for Dudley North

Entered 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

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)

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  • Has spoken in 29 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 178 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.
  • 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 174 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

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: Sir Trevor Chinn
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 5 March 2015)
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
(b) Name of donor: Sir Trevor Chinn
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(b) Date of receipt: 26 March 2015
(b) Date of acceptance: 26 march 2015
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 30 March 2015)
(b) Name of donor: Hazel Phillips
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(b) Date of receipt: 26 March 2015
(b) Date of acceptance: 26 March 2015
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 30 March 2015)

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