Virendra Sharma

MP, Ealing, Southall

Ealing, Southall Labour

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How Virendra Sharma voted
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  • Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
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Virendra Sharma hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Pancreatic Cancer: Drugs 8 Dec 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what action he plans to take to ensure that the Cancer Drugs Fund panel consults with expert clinicians when re-evaluating listed treatments for pancreatic cancer.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Pancreatic Cancer 8 Dec 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will take steps to ensure that the treatment for pancreatic cancer listed by the Cancer Drugs Fund will continue to be made available to patients on the NHS.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Cancer: Drugs 1 Dec 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to his Department's press release dated 28 August 2014, entitled Thousands more patients to benefit from additional 160 million for cancer drugs, whether the funding referred to (a) is new funding for medicines or (b) has been diverted from the purchase of other medicines.

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Labour MP for Ealing, Southall

Entered House of Commons on 20 July 2007 — Byelection

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • International Development
  • Home Department
  • Department of Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Tuberculosis
  • NHS: Intellectual Property
  • NHS: Innovation
  • Developing Countries: Tuberculosis
  • Tuberculosis: Vaccination

Currently held offices

  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee)
  • Member, Health Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, International Development Committee (10 Mar 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • PPS (Mr Phil Woolas, Minister of State), Home Office (30 Dec 2008 to unknown)
  • PPS (Mr Phil Woolas, Minister of State), HM Treasury (30 Dec 2008 to unknown)
  • Member, Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill (Joint Committee) (23 May 2008 to 27 Nov 2008)
  • Member, Draft Disability Discrimination Bill (Joint Committee) (7 May 2008 to 23 May 2008)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (7 Nov 2007 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Justice Committee (7 Nov 2007 to 26 Jan 2010)

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  • Has spoken in 9 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 106 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 72.89% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 6 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 130 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Virendra Sharma’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 69 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from Ipsos Mori, 79-81 Borough Road, London, SE1 1FY, for participation in surveys. Payments made to Ealing Southall Labour Party:
Received payment of £200. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 29 January 2014)
4. Sponsorships
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
(b) Name of donor: Express Taxation & Accountancy Services Ltd, trading as Tack & Co Accountants
(b) Address of donor: 13-15 The Green, Southall, Middlesex UB2 4AH
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: rent free use of an office in the constituency; value £6,000 per annum.
(b) Date of receipt: received since 15 May 2008
(b) Date of acceptance: received since 15 May 2008
(b) Donor status: company, registration 03484457
(b) (Registered 24 July 2011; updated 5 September 2012; updated 8 October 2013; updated 5 November 2014)

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