Gavin Shuker

MP, Luton South

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.

  • Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes

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Gavin Shuker has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

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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
  • Free Schools: Luton
  • Floods
  • Charities

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 19 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Gavin Shuker’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 50 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 62.64% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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") 137 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2016.

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)

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