Gavin Shuker

Luton South Labour

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How Gavin Shuker voted
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  • Voted very strongly against university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details

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Gavin Shuker hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 10 Apr 2014

    Could provision be made for a debate on the performance of category B railway stations? Luton railway station is in desperate need of refurbishment and investment. It has actually gone backwards, not forwards, because of the Thameslink programme in terms of disability compliance.
  • Written Answers — International Development: Developing Countries: Females 10 Apr 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development with reference to Stepping up a gear for girls and women: updates to the Department for International Development's Strategic Vision for Girls and Women, what steps she is taking to promote girls and women as leaders in politics, peace processes, business and public life, and as active citizens with a voice in society; and if she...
  • Written Answers — International Development: Pakistan 8 Apr 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how much her Department has spent on aid to the desert region of Thar in Sindh Province, Pakistan in each year since 2010.

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Labour MP for Luton South

Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Transport
  • Home Department
  • Justice
  • Education
  • Prostitution
  • Floods
  • First Capital Connect
  • Food Banks
  • Droughts

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 49 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 55 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 76.95% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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") 101 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

4. Sponsorships
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
(b) Address of donor: 53 Romney St, London SW1P 3RF
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Four days a week voluntary service from October 2013 to July 2014 provided by a volunteer intern who is self funding except for a bursary of £7,150 as a member of the educational leadership programme at the charity CARE.
(b) Date of receipt: 22 October 2013
(b) Date of acceptance: 22 October 2013
(b) Donor status: company, registration no 3481417
(b) (Registered 30 October 20132)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor: Cantle Consulting Ltd
Address of donor: Morenish, Killin, Perthshire FK21 8TX
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Developmental Training Programme with a value of £2,950 plus VAT
Date of receipt of donation: 13-16 May 2013
Date of acceptance of donation: 13-16 May 2013
Donor status: company, registration no SC288903
(Registered 7 June 2013)

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