Virendra Sharma

Former MP, Ealing, Southall

Ealing, Southall Labour

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How Virendra Sharma voted
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  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU 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 strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
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Virendra Sharma hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Health Services 24 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether it is his policy to support nationally set standards, policies and specifications for specialised services.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Diabetes 18 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps NHS England is taking to ensure all clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) provide annual checks needed by patients with diabetes to help prevent against diabetes complications; and what action he is taking against CCGs which do not comply.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Diabetes 18 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to address local variations in the quality of care for diabetes patients.

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Former Labour MP for Ealing, Southall

Entered House of Commons on 20 July 2007 — Byelection

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election

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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) (since 2 Nov 2010)
  • Member, Health Committee (since 12 Jul 2010)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, International Development Committee (9 Mar 2009 to 6 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) (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 6 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 127 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 72.56% 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.
  • 126 people are tracking this MP
  • 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: 9 Mar 2015.

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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