Gordon Birtwistle

Burnley Liberal Democrat

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How Gordon Birtwistle voted
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  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails

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Gordon Birtwistle occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Liberal Democrat MP for Burnley

Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Health
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Home Department
  • Defence
  • Parliamentary Tours
  • Employment Tribunals Service
  • Human Trafficking
  • Businesses: Government Assistance
  • Badgers: Bovine Tuberculosis

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Councillor, Burnley Borough Council
Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £104.89 net for working 10 hours per week for the period 1 to 28 February 2013. (Registered 16 April 2013)
Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £104.89 net for working 10 hours per week for the period 1 to 31 March 2013. (Registered 16 April 2013)
Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £104.89 net for working 10 hours per week for the period 1 to 30 April 2013. (Registered 30 April 2013)
Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £104.89 net for working 10 hours per week for the period 1 to 31 May 2013. (Registered 4 June 2013)
Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £104.89 net for working 10 hours per week for the period 1 to 30 June 2013. (Registered 1 July 2013)
Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £104.89 net for working 10 hours per week for the period 1 to 31 July 2013. (Registered 8 August 2013)
Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £104.89 net for working 10 hours per week for the period 1 to 31 August 2013. (Registered 5 September 2013)
Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £104.89 net for working 10 hours per week for the period 1 to 30 September 2013. (Registered 4 October 2013)
Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £104.89 for working 10 hours per week from 1-31 October 2013. (Registered 4 November 2013)
Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £104.89 for working 10 hours per week from 1-30 November 2013. (Registered 2 December 2013)
Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £104.89 for working 10 hours per week from 1-31 December 2013. (Registered 6 January 2014)
Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £104.89 for working 10 hours per week from 1-31 January 2014. (Registered 6 February 2014)
Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £104.89 for working 10 hours per week from 1-28 February 2014. (Registered 6 March 2014)
Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £104.89 for working 10 hours per week from 1-31 March 2014. (Registered 7 April 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Statoil
Address of donor: Forusbeen 50,4035 Stavanger

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Flights (including 2 cancelled tickets), ground travel, food and accommodation with a total value of £716.10
Destination of visit: Norway
Date of visit: 23-24 May 2013
Purpose of visit: Visit undertaken as part of Industry and Parliament Trust fellowship
(Registered 18 June 2013 )
9. Shareholdings
(a) P and J Engineering Supplies, of which I am an unremunerated director.

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