Tom Blenkinsop

MP, Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland

Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland Labour

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  • Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
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Tom Blenkinsop hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 16 Oct 2014

    Going back to the urgent question of my hon. Friend the Member for Hartlepool (Mr Wright), the Minister’s response left a few doubts in my mind about his appreciation of the situation. He talked about Tata going forward with UK rail contracts, but that would not be the case if Klesch took ownership of the Scunthorpe works. That would affect contract workers not just in Skinningrove in...
  • Women and Equalities: Tata Steel 16 Oct 2014

    The Minister has already said that he will talk to Gary Klesch and the Klesch group very soon, but will he also extend that courtesy to trade unions prior to meeting the Klesch group on the issue? Secondly, given that Tata has made this announcement about 50% of its European operations, which are primarily based in the UK, will the Minister also talk to Tata about its future developments in...
  • Steel Industry 14 Oct 2014

    I did not mention the financial element of SSI because I agree with the Minister. When financial reports are released, they usually provide a 12-month outlook, but the company and its work force have done a lot to overcome many of the barriers. We must send a positive message about SSI because it is coming out of a difficult period.

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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: 13 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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