Virendra Sharma

MP, Ealing, Southall

Ealing, Southall Labour

Virendra Sharma’s voting in Parliament

Virendra Sharma 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 Virendra Sharma’s votes.

  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system
  • Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes

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Virendra Sharma never rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Labour MP for Ealing, Southall

Entered the House of Commons on 20 July 2007 — Byelection


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Topics of interest

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

Currently held offices

  • Member, International Development Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (2 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Health Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, International Development Committee (9 Mar 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • PPS (Mr Phil Woolas, Minister of State), Home Office (30 Dec 2008 to 16 Jan 2009)
  • PPS (Mr Phil Woolas, Minister of State), HM Treasury (30 Dec 2008 to 16 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill (Joint Committee) (1 May 2008 to 22 Jul 2008)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (9 Nov 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Justice Committee (6 Nov 2007 to 25 Jan 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 9 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 88 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 during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 65.15% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 70 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Nov 2015.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Express Taxation & Accountancy Services Ltd, trading as Tack & Co Accountants
Address of donor: 13-15 The Green, Southall, Middlesex UB2 4AH

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.

Date of receipt: received since 15 May 2008

Date of acceptance: received since 15 May 2008

Donor status: company, registration 03484457

(Updated 5 September 2012, 8 October 2013 and 5 November 2014)

(Registered 24 July 2011)

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