Gordon Birtwistle

MP, Burnley

Burnley Liberal Democrat

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How Gordon Birtwistle voted
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  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
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Gordon Birtwistle occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Opposition Day: [10th alloted day] — The Economy 26 Nov 2014

    The performance of the economy is a great debate for today. As a brief history of the problems that we face, we all accept that in 2009 the country suffered a catastrophic heart attack in its economy. We can blame the collapse of the banks or the incompetence of the previous Government—I think that both were responsible for the problem. But that is past. What we have to do now is repair...
  • Opposition Day: [10th alloted day] — The Economy 26 Nov 2014

    I did not say that Governments do not create jobs; I said that Governments do not create prosperity. Prosperity is delivered by the people who are working outside this building. We have rebalanced the economy. We have backed aerospace and there are now hundreds of thousands of people working in the aerospace industry. In Burnley, we have invested more than 20 million in the old Michelin...
  • Opposition Day: [10th alloted day] — The Economy 26 Nov 2014

    I am very grateful for that intervention. I am delighted that my hon. Friend’s area is doing so well. [Interruption.] The comments about “five months” really do not do this debate justice. We are talking about real people doing real things and creating the wealth for this country. That is what I want to talk about. I do not want to talk about who might lose a seat in five...

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Liberal Democrat MP for Burnley

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

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: 24 Nov 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Councillor, Burnley Borough Council
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)
Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £104.89 for working 10 hours per week from 1–30 April 2014. (Registered 1 May 2014)
Received gross pay of £181.45 and net pay of £78.93 for working 10 hours per week from 1–31 May 2014. (Registered 3 June 2014)
Received gross pay of £268.55 and net pay of £130.85 for working 10 hours per week from 1-30 June 2014. (Registered 7 July 2014)
Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £104.89 for working 10 hours per week from 1-31 July 2014. (Registered 4 August 2014)
Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £104.89 for working 10 hours per week from 1-31 August 2014. (Registered 2 September 2014)
Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £104.89 for working 10 hours per week from 1-30 September 2014. (Registered 2 October 2014)
Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of 104.89 for working 10 hours per week from 1-31 October 2014. (Registered 3 November 2014)
9. Shareholdings
(a) P and J Engineering Supplies, of which I am an unremunerated director.

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