How Tom Blenkinsop voted
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Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT 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 for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Source
Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
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Tom Blenkinsop hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
UK steel industry – Tom Blenkinsop.
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what recent assessment he has made of the availability of finance for small firms and the level of lending by banks to small businesses.
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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
- Innovation and Skills
- 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.
(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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