Sheila Gilmore

MP, Edinburgh East

Edinburgh East Labour

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How Sheila Gilmore voted
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  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
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Sheila Gilmore never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Royal Assent: Five Year Forward View 23 Oct 2014

    The Secretary of State told us that a strong NHS needs a strong economy, so I presume he is extremely worried about the fact that reduced tax revenues have led, on this Government’s watch, to higher borrowing this year.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Inter-city East Coast Franchise 23 Oct 2014

    How many of the shortlisted bidders for the inter-city east coast franchise are wholly or partly foreign-owned.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Inter-city East Coast Franchise 23 Oct 2014

    When I last asked the Transport Secretary about this issue on 8 May, he said that the reason Directly Operated Railways would be at a disadvantage and therefore could not take part in the competition was that it was funded through the taxpayer, yet both parts of Keolis-Eurostar are currently majority-owned by the French and UK Governments. What is it about that state-owned company that gives...

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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
  • Procurement
  • 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

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

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