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
We have lots more plain English analysis of Virendra Sharma’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Virendra Sharma’s full vote analysis page for more.
Virendra Sharma never rebelled against their party in this parliament
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what estimate he has made of the proportion of (a) disabled people aged (i) under 25 and (ii) under 30 who participated in apprenticeships and (b) apprenticeships undertaken by disabled people in each of those age groups in each of the last 10 years.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the potential contribution of the Government as an employer and commissioner to increasing rates of employment among disabled people.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the number of GP appointments and A&E visits each year for self-treatable conditions which could have been treated at home or with advice from a pharmacist; and if he will make a statement.
More of Virendra Sharma’s recent appearances
Labour MP for Ealing, Southall
Entered the House of Commons on 20 July 2007 — Byelection
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Topics of interest
- Department of Health
- International Development
- Home Department
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- 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 WriteToThem.com 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?)
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