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 greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
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Gordon Birtwistle occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Opposition Day — [17th Allotted Day]: Compulsory Jobs Guarantee 11 Feb 2015

    In Burnley in 2009 we were classed as a basket case—a town that was going nowhere, or going down. That was at the time that the future jobs fund was happening. Last year we were cited as the most enterprising town in the UK. We have doubled the number of apprenticeships to 4,300 and the number of young people out of work has gone down by 47%. Surely that is the right way to go, not to...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Charter for Budget Responsibility 13 Jan 2015

    My hon. Friend mentions manufacturing. Has he heard anything from the Opposition about how they intend to expand manufacturing? He will remember that they managed to reduce it from 22% of GDP to 11%. Has he heard anything about how they plan to reverse that trend, if they come to power?

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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: 9 Feb 2015.

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 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)
Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £104.89 for working 10 hours per week from 1-30 November 2014. (Registered 24 December 2014)
Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £104.89 for working 10 hours per week from 1-31 December 2014. (Registered 6 January 2015)
Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £104.89 for working 10 hours per week from 1-31 January 2015. (Registered 3 February 2015)
9. Shareholdings
(a) P and J Engineering Supplies, of which I am an unremunerated director.

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