Sadiq Khan

MP, Tooting

Tooting Labour

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How Sadiq Khan voted
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  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
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Sadiq Khan never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Social Action, Responsibility and Heroism Bill: Clause 3 — Responsibility 20 Oct 2014

    I, too, thank all those involved in the passage of the Bill through this House. I will keep my comments, like the Bill, short. Of course we all want to see even more people volunteering. We all want even more social action. We all want even more heroism from the great British public. The Bill, however, will not be the reason for any of that happening. The Bill received great fanfare from the...
  • Bill Presented: Devolution (Scotland Referendum) 14 Oct 2014

    We are faced with an anti-politics mood in the country that should alarm each and every one of us, and it is particularly directed at us in Westminster. People have a growing unhappiness with the Westminster elites. The Leader of the House made a characteristically excellent and witty parliamentary speech, but he failed to grasp the feeling in the country.
  • Bill Presented: Devolution (Scotland Referendum) 14 Oct 2014

    I will give way in a moment. Let me get past my third line. Today’s debate is an opportunity for Members to respond properly to this growing cynicism. I say at the outset, however, that the problem will not be solved by Westminster imposing a solution on the British people.

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Labour MP for Tooting

Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Justice
  • Home Department
  • Transport
  • Health
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Legal Costs
  • Procurement
  • Prison Service
  • Probation
  • Prisons

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (London)
  • Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Transport (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Minister of State (Transport), Department for Transport (23 Mar 2010 to 11 May 2010)
  • Minister of State, Department for Transport (10 Jun 2009 to 23 Mar 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Transport (10 Jun 2009 to 10 Jun 2009)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Community Cohension and Fire and Rescue Service), Department for Communities and Local Government (14 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Communities and Local Government (6 Oct 2008 to 14 Oct 2008)
  • Assistant Whip (funded by HM Treasury) (28 Jun 2007 to 6 Oct 2008)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Jack Straw, Lord Privy Seal), Leader of the House of Commons (11 Jun 2007 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 21 Aug 2008)

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  • Has spoken in 29 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 521 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 67.27% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 26 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 187 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Sadiq Khan’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 431 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Fees from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion research surveys:
25 November 2013, payment of £75 for completing October/November 2013 survey. Hours: 30 mins. Fee donated to local charity. (Registered 18 December 2013)
25 January 2014, payment of £75 for completing December 2013 survey. Hours: 30 mins. Fee donated to Tooting Labour Party. (Registered 20 February 2014)
Payment of £1,500 received on 7 April 2014 from Hat Trick Productions Ltd, 33 Oval Road, London NW1 7EA, for appearance as a panellist on BBC1Have I Got News For You’. Hours: 4 hrs. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 16 April 2014)
4. Sponsorships
(a)   Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Unite the Union
(a) Address of donor: 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TN
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
(a) Donor status: trade union
(a) (Registered 10 April 2014)
(b) Other support in the capacity as an MP:
(b) Name of donor: Transport Salaried Staff Association
(b) Address of donor: Walkden House, 10 Melton Street, London NW1 2EJ
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: The services of a research assistant to support me in my capacity as Shadow Minister for London, for 1 day a week between 17 March 2014 and 16 March 2015, estimated value £6,000.
(b) Date of receipt: 17 March 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 17 March 2014
(b) Donor status: trade union
(b) (Registered 16 April 2014)

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