Sheila Gilmore

MP, Edinburgh East

Edinburgh East Labour

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How Sheila Gilmore voted
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  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
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Sheila Gilmore never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Opposition Day: [10th alloted day] — The Economy 26 Nov 2014

    Earlier, the hon. Gentleman said that in his view Governments do not create jobs, but he has just given an example of where Government investment has enabled jobs to be created.
  • Opposition Day: [10th alloted day] — The Economy 26 Nov 2014

    I rather suspect that the few people who may be listening to this debate will feel that it is running a similar course to previous debates. Sometimes it feels as if we are talking about different countries and different experiences, but I genuinely think that we all want and support many of the same things. I take exception to some of the portrayals of Labour party policy and politicians as...
  • Opposition Day: [10th alloted day] — The Economy 26 Nov 2014

    If I have time I will come back to some of those important issues. The point I was making was that the policy of the last Labour Government focused on getting people into employment and making work pay, not on encouraging people not to work as is so often alleged. We do not get the chance to challenge some of the statements and generalisations that have been made as much as we want. Earlier...

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Labour MP for Edinburgh East

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Cabinet Office
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Treasury
  • Employment and Support Allowance
  • Official Visits
  • Pagers
  • Domestic Visits
  • Work Capability Assessment

Currently held offices

  • Member, Public Administration Committee
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Political and Constitutional Reform Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 20 Jan 2014)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 24 Nov 2014.

8. Land and Property
One-bedroom flat in Edinburgh.
11. Miscellaneous
Solicitor (non-practising).

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