Gordon Birtwistle

MP, Burnley

Burnley Liberal Democrat

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How Gordon Birtwistle voted
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  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
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Gordon Birtwistle occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Topical Questions 9 Dec 2014

    Rebalancing the economy has been crucial in delivering the coalition Government’s economic plan. Delivering skills for the future is vital. Does my right hon. Friend agree that the funding of professional careers advice must be part of the plan, to ensure that the growth in manufacturing is secured for the future?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Autumn Statement 3 Dec 2014

    I congratulate the Chancellor on his plan to reduce the job tax on apprentices up to the age of 25. The country is obviously on the rise and manufacturing industry is booming, but we have a big problem with skills shortages. I am sure this measure will go a long, long way towards training young people to do the jobs of the future that this country will desperately need.
  • Textile Manufacturing 2 Dec 2014

    I congratulate my hon. Friend on securing this debate. Does he agree that we need support for the textile industry’s supply chain? Burnley is home to a company called boohoo.com, which is one of the biggest online fashion retailers in the country and perhaps Europe. Its problem is that it buys 70% of its products in the UK and yet the supply chain is not supported by the Government in...

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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: 8 Dec 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 1-30 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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