Tom Blenkinsop

MP, Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland

Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland Labour

A selection of Tom Blenkinsop's votes

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  • Voted moderately for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details

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Tom Blenkinsop never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 25 Jun 2015

    Two years ago a constituent of mine used Safestyle UK to fit windows throughout her property. Two years on, the windows still rattle and leak water, but Safestyle UK denies any responsibility. May we have a debate about consumer rights and how we can improve them so that people are not ripped off by cowboys?
  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Potash 24 Jun 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made of the need for security of supply of potash minerals.
  • Business of the House 18 Jun 2015

    One week after the events at Harwich, in an unreported and undocumented incident, 55 people, mainly Albanian nationals, were trafficked into Killingholme docks in Lincolnshire. That received no coverage and was hushed up. Border Force is losing staff on the Humber and in Lincolnshire, and the entire enforcement office at Hull. Teesport officers were sent down to deal with the situation but...

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Labour MP for Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland

Entered the 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

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committee of Selection (9 May 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (7 Oct 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (4 Jul 2011 to 14 Nov 2011)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (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: 30 Mar 2015.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Community Union
(a) Address of donor: 465c Caledonian Road, Holloway, London N7 9GX
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: trade union
(a) (Registered 13 February 2015)
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 lived. I was also an unremunerated director of the company; until December 2014. (Registered 3 September 2012; updated 13 February 2015)

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