Karl Turner

Shadow Attorney General

Kingston upon Hull East Labour

Karl Turner’s voting in Parliament

Karl Turner is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Karl Turner’s votes.

  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes

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Karl Turner hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Shipping: Exhaust Emissions 8 Feb 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 29 January 2016 to Question 24371, how many Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) staff carried out complete checks on vessels working in all sulphur dioxide emission control areas contiguous with the UK coastline in 2015; and how many MCA staff will carry out this work in 2016.
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Shipping: Exhaust Emissions 8 Feb 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 29 January 2016 to Question 24371, for what reasons there are no figures for the number of compliance checks the Maritime and Coastguard Agency carried out on vessels in the North Sea sulphur dioxide emission control area in 2015.
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Merchant Shipping: Exhaust Emissions 29 Jan 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent assessment he has made of the rate of compliance on routes from (a) Hull and (b) in the North Sea with lower sulphur dioxide emission limit for merchant vessels which came into force on 1 January 2015.

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Labour MP for Kingston upon Hull East

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Justice
  • Transport
  • Department for Transport
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Health
  • Shipping: Exhaust Emissions
  • Tonnage Tax
  • Shipping
  • Railways: North of England
  • Secure Training Centres: Restraint Techniques

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Attorney General (since 11 Jan 2016)
  • Shadow Solicitor General (since 3 Dec 2014)
  • Shadow Solicitor General (since 3 Dec 2014)

Other offices held in the past

  • Opposition Assistant Whip (Commons) (11 Jan 2013 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (26 Nov 2012 to 4 Feb 2013)
  • Member, Justice Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 21 Jan 2013)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: UNITE
Address of donor: 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: franking; value £3,640.70

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 05 June 2015)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: (1) European Parliamentary Forum on Population and Development (EPF) (2) Qatar Airways
Address of donor: (1) 23 Rue Montover, 1000 Brussels, Belgium (2) Ticket Desk, Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Rd, Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7XL

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) flights £500, hotels including breakfast £780, airport transfers £30, internal travel, food and incidentals £395; total £1,705 (2) business class upgrades on both international flights; approx. value £2,000

Destination of visit: Sri Lanka: Colombo, Kandy, Nuwera Eliya, Batticaloa, Badulla and Trincomalee.

Date of visit: 10–17 November 2015

Purpose of visit: UK All Party Parliamentary Group on Population, Development and Reproductive Health organised the study tour to introduce and strengthen UK MPs understanding of core family planning, sexual and reproductive health and rights and International Development issues.

(Registered 11 December 2015)

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