Sheila Gilmore

Edinburgh East Labour

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How Sheila Gilmore voted
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  • Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails

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Sheila Gilmore never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Work Capability Assessment 9 Apr 2014

    I can understand why it would be a matter of concern if a Minister told statisticians not to record something, but surely a Minister will have a view about the form of statistics and the kind of information to be published; and presumably, these are bits of management information which are there anyway.
  • Work Capability Assessment 9 Apr 2014

    I was not suggesting that a lot of the data would already be there, but we are expecting far more such decisions to be taken. It is important to start planning for that, as I am sure the Minister would agree.
  • Work Capability Assessment 9 Apr 2014

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Weir. My debate this afternoon is about an aspect of employment and support allowance. Since March 2012, I have managed to secure four debates on different aspects of employment and support allowance and the work capability assessment that underpins it. This is the fifth. Last week, I led a wide-ranging debate on the migration of...

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Labour MP for Edinburgh East

Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Cabinet Office
  • Treasury
  • Justice
  • Pagers
  • Procurement
  • Work Capability Assessment
  • Sunningdale Park
  • Employment and Support Allowance

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: 7 Apr 2014.

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

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