Tom Blenkinsop

MP, Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland

Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland Labour

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How Tom Blenkinsop voted
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  • Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
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Tom Blenkinsop hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Petition — NHS health services in Guisborough, Skelton, Brotton and Park End (Middlesbrough) 29 Oct 2014

    I wish to present a petition. The petition states: The Petition of residents of the UK, Declares that the Petitioners believe in fighting to defend the NHS, believe in fighting to defend the NHS services in East Cleveland and Park End, Middlesbrough, and oppose cuts inflicted by the Conservative-led government’s Health and Social Care Act 2012; further that the Petitioners believe that...
  • Railways (Public Sector Operators): Taxation of Pensions Bill 29 Oct 2014

    As has been mentioned, I am a member of the Pension Schemes Bill Committee, as are a number of colleagues who are present today. We are here to find out about the technical elements that will affect that Bill, because some taxation issues have been brought to our attention during the Committee’s evidence sessions. I want to refer to the evidence given by Mr John Greenwood, who is editor...
  • Railways (Public Sector Operators): Taxation of Pensions Bill 29 Oct 2014

    I thank my hon. Friend, who, as a fellow member of the Committee, attended those evidence sessions. The Pensions Minister confirmed that people can already use this tax scheme—there is no legislation to stop them doing so. The only difference is that the industry is gearing up for next April, and getting the HR processes in place, so that it can give people advice all at once, rather...

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Labour MP for Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Treasury
  • Education
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Fire Services
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Regional Planning and Development
  • Public Sector: Mutual Societies
  • National Insurance Contributions

Currently held offices

  • Member, Selection Committee
  • Opposition Whip (Commons)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Treasury Committee (4 Jul 2011 to 14 Nov 2011)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges (22 Nov 2010 to 7 Nov 2011)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 23 Jan 2012)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 27 Oct 2014.

9. Shareholdings
 (a)      My wife and I jointly have shares in Balmoral Terrace (Saltburn by the Sea) Management Company Limited, which manages and maintains the building in which I live. I am also an unremunerated director of the company. (Registered 3 September 2012)

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