Sheila Gilmore

MP, Edinburgh East

Edinburgh East Labour

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How Sheila Gilmore voted
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  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails

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Sheila Gilmore never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Treasury: Air Travel 22 Jul 2014

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the answer of 19 June 2014, Official Report, column 675W, on official visits, what domestic visits each of the Ministers of his Department has made since January 2013; and what the purpose of each such visit was.
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Official Cars 21 Jul 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many diplomatic cars have been sold by his Department in each year since 2010; how much each car was sold for; and how much was raised in total from such sales.
  • Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance 21 Jul 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what the cost is of initiating payment of employment and support allowance (ESA) at the assessment rate; what the annual cost is of maintaining an existing claim for ESA; and what the cost is of closing a claim for ESA.

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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
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Cabinet Office
  • Treasury
  • Employment and Support Allowance
  • Official Visits
  • Pagers
  • Procurement
  • Work Capability Assessment

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: 2 Jun 2014.

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

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