Karl Turner

MP, Kingston upon Hull East

Kingston upon Hull East Labour

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How Karl Turner voted
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  • Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails

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Karl Turner hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 17 Jul 2014

    Given the road to Damascus conversion by Lib Dems on the viciously unfair and punitive bedroom tax, please may we have an urgent debate on that policy, or at least a debate on the apparent hypocrisy of Lib Dems?
  • Written Answers — Northern Ireland: Youth Unemployment 16 Jul 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what steps the Government is taking to tackle youth unemployment in Northern Ireland.
  • Written Answers — Transport: Ferries 16 Jul 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many vessels with valid licences to operate from the UK in the short sea passenger ferry sector are registered under (a) the UK flag or (b) Red Ensign Group registries; and what proportion of those vessels are qualifying vessels under the Tonnage Tax scheme.

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Labour MP for Kingston upon Hull East

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Justice
  • Transport
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Tonnage Tax
  • Shipping
  • Secure Training Centres: Restraint Techniques
  • Civil Litigation: Legal Costs
  • Female Genital Mutilation

Other offices held in the past

  • 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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 2JA for parliamentary panel surveys:
November 2013, received £75 for completing survey in October 2013. Hours: 30 mins. Payment made directly to my constituency Labour Party. (Registered 2 December 2013)
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for opinion surveys:
September 2013 received £200 for completing survey. Hours: 1.5 hrs. Payment made directly to my constituency Labour Party. (Registered 9 September 2013)

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