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 for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
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Tom Blenkinsop hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

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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, Committee of Selection
  • 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 70 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 90 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 82.08% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 98 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Tom Blenkinsop’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 138 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 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 live. I am also an unremunerated director of the company. (Registered 3 September 2012)

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