Karl Turner

MP, Kingston upon Hull East

Kingston upon Hull East Labour

A selection of Karl Turner's votes

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  • Voted very strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
  • Voted moderately for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Details
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Details
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details

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Karl Turner never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Attorney General: Vulnerable Victims and Witnesses 2 Jul 2015

    I thank the Attorney General for calling me last weekend to brief me on the DPP’s decision to bring criminal proceedings against Greville Janner following the review by David Perry QC. Of course, we on this side of the House welcome that decision. It allows complainants to see the allegations aired before a jury and shows that the Crown Prosecution Service’s victims’ right...
  • Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Climate Change Convention 25 Jun 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what progress is being made on reaching an international climate change agreement in Paris.
  • Crown Prosecution Service — [Mrs Anne Main in the Chair] 23 Jun 2015

    In discussions the Solicitor General has had with the Director of Public Prosecutions, has she mentioned to him and the Attorney General that the CPS urgently needs 50 million now to prosecute historical sex cases properly? What representations has he made to the Chancellor about that?

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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
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Shipping: Exhaust Emissions
  • Tonnage Tax
  • Shipping
  • Railways: North of England
  • Secure Training Centres: Restraint Techniques

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Solicitor General (3 Dec 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Opposition Assistant Whip (Commons) (11 Jan 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (26 Nov 2012 to 4 Feb 2013)
  • Member, Justice Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 21 Jan 2013)

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Last updated: 8 Jun 2015.


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