Gordon Birtwistle

MP, Burnley

Burnley Liberal Democrat

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How Gordon Birtwistle voted
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  • Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
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Gordon Birtwistle occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • 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?
  • Consumer Rights Bill (Programme) (No. 3): Secondary Ticketing Platforms 12 Jan 2015

    I agree with the hon. Gentleman. When he buys that ticket, he becomes the owner of that ticket, and it becomes his to do with as he wishes. He can sell it for 500 or give it away to the gentleman whose lifetime’s ambition it is to go to Lords. It is his ticket to do with as he pleases. It is called living in a free society.
  • Public Bill Committee: Local Government (Religious etc. Observances) Bill: Clause 1 - Powers of councils 6 Jan 2015

    It is a pleasure, Mr Turner, to again serve under your chairmanship on this important debate. I congratulate my neighbour, the hon. Member for Rossendale and Darwen, the constituency next to the great town of Burnley, on introducing the Bill. When I arrived here in 2010, I was not aware of prayers before meetings. I have been a councillor in Burnley for more than 32 years and we have never...

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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: 6 Jan 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 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)
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)
9. Shareholdings
(a) P and J Engineering Supplies, of which I am an unremunerated director.

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