Sheila Gilmore

MP, Edinburgh East

Edinburgh East Labour

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How Sheila Gilmore voted
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  • Voted strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
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Sheila Gilmore never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Bill Presented: Clause 6 — Charge for financial year 2016 25 Mar 2015

    It is a great pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Redcar (Ian Swales), because we have served together on a number of Finance Bill Committees during the past five years. The debates on the details of a Finance Bill in Public Bill Committee are often better than those on the parts of the Bill taken on the Floor of the House. The theory is that the debates on the more important and bigger...
  • Bill Presented: Clause 66 — VAT: refunds to certain charities 25 Mar 2015

    I thank my hon. Friend for her intervention. Of course the position she sets out is exactly what we saw in the early part of this Parliament when VAT was increased and a number of other measures were put in place. At that point, inflation hit about 5.5%, which then allowed the Government to say, “Aren’t we wonderful? We have just put pensions up by the biggest ever amount.”...
  • Bill Presented: Clause 66 — VAT: refunds to certain charities 25 Mar 2015

    I thank my hon. Friend for her intervention. Clearly, those are the kinds of concern that people have. On the VAT proposals, the changes and exemptions that the Government may wish to make for some worthy cause are welcome. I am talking here about the help for organisations such as hospices. But there is scope to go further. I will say something now that, although not Front-Bench policy, is...

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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
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Employment and Support Allowance
  • Official Visits
  • Domestic Visits
  • Pagers
  • Work Capability Assessment

Currently held offices

  • Member, Public Administration Committee (since 11 Nov 2013)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (since 25 Oct 2011)

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: 9 Mar 2015.

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

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