Virendra Sharma

MP, Ealing, Southall

Ealing, Southall Labour

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How Virendra Sharma voted
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  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very 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 raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
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Virendra Sharma hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Kinship Carers 19 Jan 2015

    What steps her Department is taking to support grandparents and other kinship carers.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Kinship Carers 19 Jan 2015

    Before I ask my supplementary question, let me say that in my normal voice I could have sung “Happy birthday”, but I nevertheless wish you many happy returns of the day, Mr Speaker. I thank the Minister for his response. With research showing that more than 80% of grandparents who become carers would like to stay in some form of work, what plans do the Government have to assist...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Bahrain 13 Jan 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the strategic rationale was for opening a UK military base in Bahrain.

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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
  • Department of Health
  • Home Department
  • 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 111 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 72.87% 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.
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  • 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: 6 Jan 2015.

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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