Gavin Shuker

Shadow Minister (International Development)

Luton South Labour/Co-operative

Gavin Shuker’s voting in Parliament

Gavin Shuker is a Labour/Co-operative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour/Co-operative MPs.

This is a selection of Gavin Shuker’s votes.

  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes

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Gavin Shuker never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Prostitution 11 Feb 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what discussions (a) she and (b) officials of her Department had with the National Police Chiefs' Council on its revised prostitution strategy.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Prostitution 11 Feb 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the appointment process was for the National Police Chiefs' Council lead on prostitution, Assistant Chief Constable Nikki Holland; and what duties ACC Holland is expected to fulfil in consulting with stakeholders.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Prostitution 11 Feb 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the appointment process was for members of the National Police Chiefs' Council working group on prostitution.

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Profile

Labour/Co-operative MP for Luton South

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Party was Labour until 30 Mar 2015

Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for International Development
  • Transport
  • Home Department
  • Justice
  • Prostitution
  • Philippines
  • Floods
  • Charities
  • First Capital Connect

Currently held offices

  • Member, Women and Equalities Committee (since 26 Oct 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 24 Nov 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (International Development) (7 Oct 2013 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (1 Mar 2011 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Member, Transport Committee (2 Nov 2010 to 18 Jul 2011)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 24 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 67.72% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 98 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Gavin Shuker’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 131 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: JFB Management Ltd
Address of donor: 10 Orange Street, London WC2H 7DQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: company, registration 07593021

(Registered 09 July 2015)
Name of donor: Jasvinder Nagra
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,200

Donor status: individual

(Registered 09 July 2015)
Name of donor: USDAW
Address of donor: 188 Wilmslow Road, Manchester M14 6LJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 09 July 2015)
Name of donor: Jack Thorne
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 13 July 2015)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Medical Aid for Palestinians
Address of donor: 33a Islington Park Street, London N1 1QB

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): costs of flights, accommodation and transport totaling £1,100

Destination of visit: West Bank and Israel

Date of visit: 16-19 January 2015

Purpose of visit: fact finding visit to the West Bank organised by the Council for Arab-British Understanding and Medical Aid for Palestinians.

(Registered 04 February 2015)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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