Tristram Hunt

MP, Stoke-on-Trent Central

Stoke-on-Trent Central Labour

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How Tristram Hunt voted
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  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails

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Tristram Hunt never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Birmingham Schools 22 Jul 2014

    I join the Secretary of State in paying tribute to the work of Peter Clarke. At the heart of the report is a devastating indictment of the Government’s schools policy, and the Government’s response is a structural admission of failure. Today, the Secretary of State has announced a new schools commissioner for Birmingham and endorsed Labour party policy. The free market model of...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Topical Questions 21 Jul 2014

    May I welcome the right hon. Lady to her new post? I also pay tribute to her predecessor. He was a man full of ideas; they just happened to be the wrong ones, which is why he had to go. After no change on AS-levels, work experience or free schools, will the Secretary of State explain to the House why she is also continuing with the flawed and unpopular policy of increasing the number of...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Topical Questions 21 Jul 2014

    No change there, so let me try another question. The Government’s rushed curriculum changes risk undermining faith in the examination system, causing confusion for parents and pupils. Ofqual has already warned of greater than normal turbulence in examination results this summer. Is the Secretary of State fully satisfied that her Government’s changes will not compromise fairness...

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Labour MP for Stoke-on-Trent Central

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Education
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Transport
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Capita
  • Teachers: Training
  • Tyres
  • Vocational Training
  • Copyright

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Education) (16 Apr 2013 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Salary as lecturer at Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS:
23 May 2013, received payment of £1,082.86 gross. Hours: 16 hrs. (Registered 18 June 2013)
26 June 2013, received payment of £1,082.86 gross. Hours: 16 hrs. (Registered 23 August 2013)
24 July 2013, received payment of £1,082.86 gross. Hours: 16 hrs. (Registered 23 August 2013)
27 August 2013, received payment of £1,082.86 gross. Hours: 16 hrs. (Registered 30 October 2013)
25 September 2013, received payment of £1,082.86 gross. Hours: 16 hrs. (Registered 30 October 2013)
24 October 2013, received payment of £1,082.86 gross. Hours 16 hrs. (Registered 30 October 2013)
21 November 2013, received payment of £1,082.86 gross. Hours 16 hrs. (Registered 10 December 2013)
27 December 2013, received payment of £1,082.86 gross. Hours: 16 hrs. (Registered 26 February 2014)
23 January 2014, received payment of £1,082.86 gross. Hours: 16 hrs. (Registered 26 February 2014)
20 February 2014, received payment of £1,082.86 gross. Hours: 16 hrs. (Registered 26 February 2014)
20 March 2014, received payment of £1,082.86 gross. Hours: 16 hrs. (Registered 11 April 2014)
24 April 2014, received payment of £1,082.86 gross. Hours: 16 hrs. (Registered 23 May 2014)
22 May 2014, received payment of £1,082.86 gross. Hours: 16 hrs.   (Registered 23 May 2014)
Payments for articles from Guardian News and Media Ltd, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London, N1P 2AP:
23 May 2013, received payment of £500. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 18 June 2013)
13 June 2013, received payment of £490. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 18 June 2013)
11 July 2013, received payment of £125. No additional hours (re-publication rights). (Registered 23 August 2013)
25 July 2013, received payment of £500. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 23 August 2013)
26 September received payment of £500. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 30 October 2013)
29 September received payment of £285. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 30 October 2013)
Payment from The Spectator, 22 Old Queen Street, London SW1H 9HP:
19 November 2013, received payment of £440 for two articles. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 10 December 2013)
Payments made through Capel & Land, literary agents, 29 Wardour Street, London W1D 6PS:
20 May 2013, payment of £8,200, on completion of book. Hours: 50 hrs. (Registered 18 June 2013)
20 August 2013, payment of £6,051 received for American publication rights. No additional hours. (Registered 23 August 2013)
2 October 2013, received payment of £185.14. No additional hours (book royalties). (Registered 30 October 2013)
8 October 2013, received payment of £70 for interview from BBC, BBC Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London, W1A 1AA. Hours: 45mins. (Registered 30 November 2013)
Payments for articles from MGN Limited, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 5AP:
5 June 2013, received payment of £600. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 18 June 2013)
Payments from Immediate Media Company Bristol Ltd, Tower House, Fairfax Street, Bristol BS1 3BN, for articles for BBC History Magazine:
24 May 2013, received £200. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 18 June 2013)
13 June 2013, received fee of £1,000 for judging award from the Art Fund, Millais House, 7 Cromwell Place, London SW7 2JN. Hours: 7 hrs. (Registered 18 June 2013)
10 July 2013, payment of £400 received for lecture from Martin Randall Travel, Voysey House, Barley Mow Passage, London W4 4GF. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 23 August 2013)
30 July 2013, payment of £320 received for lecture from Keele University, Keele, ST5 5BG. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 23 August 2013)
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: Peter Coates
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 10 December 2013)
(a) Name of donor: Daniel Beard QC
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 15 January 2014)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor: Civitas, the Institute of Civil Society
Address of donor: 55 Tufton St, London SW1P 3QL
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: 840 history books for distribution to primary schools in my constituency; approx value £10,000
Date of receipt of donation: 24 July 2013
Date of acceptance of donation: 24 July 2013
Donor status: UK registered charity
(Registered 23 August 2013)
6. Overseas visits
Address of donor: BM LFI, London, W1N 3XX
Amount of donation: (or estimate of the probable value): flights and other transport with a value of £610, and accommodation, food and drink with a value of £1,190; £1,800 in total
Destination of visit: Israel and the Palestinian Territories
Date of visit: 29 September – 4 October 2013
Purpose of visit: Fact-finding visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories with defence and security focus. (Registered 30 October 2013)

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