Gordon Birtwistle

MP, Burnley

Burnley Liberal Democrat

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How Gordon Birtwistle voted
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  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • 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

Recent appearances

  • Backbench Business: Children with Autism (Education) 17 Jul 2014

    I thank those on the two Front Benches for their contributions to the debate. I also want to express some concern about the contribution made by the hon. Member for Preston (Mark Hendrick). In my speech, I never mentioned the surnames of any of the children and I did not name any of the schools that the hon. Gentleman has mentioned. A briefing containing private family issues has been given...
  • Backbench Business: Children with Autism (Education) 17 Jul 2014

    No, I will not give way. I believe that the parents represented in this place today will express some concern about what is going on with the staff of Lancashire county council. I certainly have a right to say that because, as I said—
  • Backbench Business: Children with Autism (Education) 17 Jul 2014

    My daughter-in-law is a professional speech therapist and is doing a great job for these people. What concerns me is that the staff at the county council briefed the hon. Member for Preston before hearing anything I had to say, giving the names of the children mentioned in the debate when I did not do that for a certain reason, and giving the names of the schools involved when I did not do...

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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: 2 Jun 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 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)
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)
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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