Gavin Shuker

MP, Luton South

Luton South Labour

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How Gavin Shuker voted
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  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
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Gavin Shuker hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Opposition Day — [6th Allotted Day]: NHS Services (Access) 15 Oct 2014

    Many hon. Members on both sides of the House have talked about their personal experiences of the NHS, and movingly about the care that they and others have received. It might not have escaped the House’s notice, but I am statistically one of the least likely Members to access NHS services, being under the age of 40—[Interruption.] I hear disparaging remarks about my size coming...
  • Opposition Day — [6th Allotted Day]: NHS Services (Access) 15 Oct 2014

    My hon. Friend, alongside his local party, has mounted a truly impressive campaign to protect those services. Government Members say that they are the defenders of the NHS. What action has been taken locally by other political parties to support him?
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Philippines 15 Oct 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the cost was to his Department of Operation Patwin, by (a) humanitarian supplies delivered by ship, (b) non-physical humanitarian support and (c) all other costs.

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Labour MP for Luton South

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Transport
  • Home Department
  • Justice
  • International Development
  • Prostitution
  • Floods
  • First Capital Connect
  • Food Banks
  • Burma

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (International Development)

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 48 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 50 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 76.97% 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.
  • 107 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Gavin Shuker’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 112 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 27 Oct 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 2013)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Christian Aid
Address of donor: 35 Lower Marsh, London SE1 7RL
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £1,011.18
Destination of visit: El Salvador
Date of visit: 6-11 September 2014
Purpose of visit: to visit communities directly affected by climate change, meet parliamentarians, officials and a government minister working on the issue, and to meet other Christian Aid partner organisations.
(Registered 23 September 2014)

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