Karl Turner

MP, Kingston upon Hull East

Kingston upon Hull East Labour

Karl Turner’s voting in Parliament

Karl Turner is a Labour MP, and so 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 university tuition fees Show votes
  • Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes

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Karl Turner occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Dangerous Driving Penalties — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] 17 Sep 2015

    It is always an honour to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Hollobone. I begin by congratulating the hon. Member for Reading West (Alok Sharma) on securing the debate and on the work that he has done for at least the past 12 months to raise this issue. In my experience, the Prime Minister is always very receptive to Members on this subject. I saw him a few years ago on behalf of a...
  • Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Solar Power: Subsidies 15 Sep 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, with reference to her Department's consultation on a proposal to close the Renewables Obligation to rooftop and ground-mounted solar projects below 5MW from 1 April 2016, what estimate her Department has made of the average change in value of annual household energy bills in (a) 2015-16, (b) 2016-17 and (c) 2017-18 if that proposal...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Criminal Proceedings: Legal Representation 22 Jul 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many defendants in criminal proceedings in (a) police stations and (b) courts in each region of England and Wales have been unable to secure legal representation in each week since 1 July 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
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Shipping: Exhaust Emissions
  • Tonnage Tax
  • Shipping
  • Railways: North of England
  • Secure Training Centres: Restraint Techniques

Currently held offices

  • 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: 28 Sep 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)

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