Tristram Hunt

MP, Stoke-on-Trent Central

Stoke-on-Trent Central Labour

Tristram Hunt’s voting in Parliament

Tristram Hunt is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Tristram Hunt’s votes.

  • Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes

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Tristram Hunt has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Debate on the Address: Education, Skills and Training 25 May 2016

    My right hon. Friend is making a powerful speech. Does not the history of his part of east London, including Tower Hamlets and Newham, show that academisation, in and of itself, is not the answer? What transformed educational prospects in his community was the London Challenge and schools working together and collaborating to raise standards.
  • Debate on the Address: Education, Skills and Training 25 May 2016

    Is the hon. Gentleman therefore in favour of Ofsted inspecting academy chains? At the moment, the Government prevent it from doing so, so we do not know what their overheads are, we do not know how much they are putting into each school, and we do not know what they are spending on the chief executive’s salary. Is he in favour of Ofsted inspecting academy chains?
  • Defending Public Services 23 May 2016

    It is a great pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Wealden (Nusrat Ghani), who gave a powerful speech about child sexual exploitation, extremism and Wahhabi ideology. I am glad that she sits on the Home Affairs Select Committee. She also mentioned the Trojan horse affair; if she looked into it in detail, she would realise that the speed and nature of the Government’s academisation...

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Profile

Labour MP for Stoke-on-Trent Central

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Education
  • Department for Education
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Transport
  • Teachers: Training
  • Capita
  • Tyres
  • Free Schools
  • Vocational Training

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Education (7 Oct 2013 to 14 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Education) (16 Apr 2013 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Member, Parliamentary Privilege (Joint Committee) (3 Dec 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (8 Nov 2011 to 5 Nov 2013)
  • Member, Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) (23 Jun 2011 to 26 Mar 2012)
  • Member, Political and Constitutional Reform Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 31 Oct 2013)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Penguin Books Ltd. 80 Strand, London, WC2R 0RL made through Capel and Land, literary agents, 29 Wardour Street, London W1D 6PS (Updated 28 July 2014):
25 June 2015, received payment of £8,200 (final publication fee for book) Hours: 0 hrs. (Registered 21 July 2015)
7 April 2016, received payment of £248.80 (book royalties). Hours: 0 hrs. (Registered 26 April 2016)
Salary as lecturer at Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS. Payment of £1,082.86 gross per month, until further notice. Hours: 16 hrs per month (Updated 24 July 2015):
23 April 2015, received payment of £1,082.86 gross. Hours: 16 hrs. (Registered 05 June 2015)
21 May 2015, received payment of £1,082.86 gross. Hours: 16 hrs. (Registered 05 June 2015)
25 June 2015, received payment of £1,082.86 gross. Hours: 16 hrs. (Registered 21 July 2015)
Payments for articles from the Sunday Times, 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF:
29 June 2015, received payment of £500. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 21 July 2015)
13 July 2015, received payment of £300. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 21 July 2015)
2 December 2015, received payment of £250. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 22 December 2015)
31 March 2016, received payment of £400. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 26 April 2016)
Payment from Double Band Films, 3 Crescent Gardens, Belfast, BT7 1NS made through Capel and Land, literary agents, 29 Wardour Street, London W1D 6PS:
22 September 2015, received payment of £440 for television interview. Hours: 0.5 hrs. (Registered 21 October 2015)
Payment for articles for The New York Times, The New York Times Company, 620 8th Ave. New York. NY 10018:
21 September 2015, received payment of £943.74. Hours: 2 hrs.
(Registered 21 October 2015)
Payment for articles for New Statesman, New Statesman Limited, John Carpenter House, 7 Carmelite Street, Blackfriars, London, EC4Y 0BS:
24 September 2015, received payment of £400. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 21 October 2015)
Payment from Intelligence Squared (UK) Ltd, Newcombe House, 45 Notting Hill Gate, London, W11 3LQ:
8 October 2015, received payment of £750 (event appearance). Hours: 2 hrs.
(Registered 21 October 2015)
Payment from Wingspan Productions, 34 Gordon house Road, London, NW5 1LP:
15 December 2015, received payment of £264 for interview. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 22 December 2015)
Payments for articles from Telegraph Media Group Ltd, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0DT:
15 January 2016, received payment of £324 for one article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 25 January 2016)
Payments for articles from Trinity Mirror Group, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5AP:
23 December 2015, received payment of £700 for two articles. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 25 January 2016)
Payments from Random House Group Ltd, 20 Vauxhall Bridge Rd, London SW1V 2SA made through Capel & Land, literary agents, 29 Wardour Street, London W1D 6PS:
14 January 2016, received payment of £656 for introduction to book. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 25 January 2016)
Payment for article for Financial Times, Number One Southwark Bridge, London SE1 9HL:
8 April 2016, received payment of £400. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 26 April 2016)
Payment for article for The Spectator, 22 Old Queen Street, London SW1H 9HP:
31 March 2016, received payment of £250. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 26 April 2016)
Payment for article for Prospect Magazine, 2 Queen Anne’s Gate, London, SW1H 9AA:
23 March 2016, received payment of £500. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 26 April 2016)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Daniel Beard QC
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 June 2015)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Trevor Chinn
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date received: 21 October 2015

Date accepted: 21 October 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 30 November 2015; updated 26 April 2016)
Name of donor: Daniel Beard
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date received: 17 November 2015

Date accepted: 17 November 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 22 December 2015; updated 26 April 2016)
Name of donor: Peter Coates
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £40,000

Date received: 7 December 2015

Date accepted: 7 December 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 22 December 2015; updated 26 April 2016)
Name of donor: Lord David Sainsbury
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £20,000

Date received: 17 December

Date accepted: 17 December

Donor status: individual

(Registered 18 January 2016; updated 26 April 2016)
Name of donor: Tim Allen
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £15,000

Date received: 1 April 2016

Date accepted: 1 April 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 26 April 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Zee Jaipur Literature Festival
Address of donor: Mansarover Building, Khasra No-366 min, Village Sultanpur, Mehrauli Gurgaon Road, Delhi, India 110030

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Hotel accommodation with a value of £324 and flights costing £441; £765 in total

Destination of visit: India

Date of visit: 21 – 29 January 2016

Purpose of visit: To further Indo-British cultural exchange.

(Registered 09 March 2016)

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