Sheila Gilmore

MP, Edinburgh East

Edinburgh East Labour

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How Sheila Gilmore voted
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  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected 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
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
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Sheila Gilmore never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 22 Oct 2014

    A few months ago, I raised with the Prime Minister the case of my former constituent Mr Mohammed Asghar, who was in prison in Pakistan. Since then, he has been shot in prison by a security guard. His family would like him returned to this country under a prisoner transfer agreement. What steps will the Prime Minister take to achieve that?
  • Separated Families Initiative — [Mr Gary Streeter in the Chair] 21 Oct 2014

    Was the system not set up because the preceding arrangements, which were a mixture of people trying to make their own arrangements and the courts intervening, also had severe failures? This is a complex subject that requires a lot of care and attention. We should not necessarily think that the problem lies in having a statutory system, although that seems to be the Government’s view.
  • Separated Families Initiative — [Mr Gary Streeter in the Chair] 21 Oct 2014

    Although I would acknowledge that people might want to go back and do it later, one test of a good website—anybody who is designing one or using one will look at this—is whether it is click-through, and how many people do that. Opening up the website up is not sufficient. Why would we think, “It is all right; we expect people to write it all down, and then type it all...

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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

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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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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