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Conservative MP for Croydon Central
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (since 7 Oct 2013) (note about dates)
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Gavin Barwell voted on key issues:
- Has never voted on a smoking ban. votes
- Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Health, Cabinet Office, Treasury, Transport, Communities and Local Government
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Smoking: Health Services, Radiotherapy, Youth Unemployment: London, Heathrow Airport, Autism: Children
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Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Prisons (Interference with Wireless Telegraphy) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Children and Families Bill Committee (18 out of 19)
- Mental Health (Discrimination) (No. 2) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Crime and Courts Bill Committee (12 out of 13)
- Localism Bill Committee (22 out of 24)
- London Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (Amendment) Bill Committee (2 out of 3)
- Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims (Amendment) bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (11 Sep 2013)
“When the Labour party left government, 770 young people in my constituency were out of work. Today, there are just 585, and we now have Westfield and Hammerson proposing to invest £1.5 billion to transform our town centre and create thousands of jobs. Will the Prime Minister meet me to discuss how the Government can help with the infrastructure improvements that will end the scourge of...”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Accident and Emergency Departments (10 Sep 2013)
“I have discussed with my right hon. Friend on many occasions the issues facing Croydon University hospital. I am very grateful for the £4.5 million that has been announced today. May I ask him both to look kindly on the bid for capital investment for the A and E department there, and to pay tribute to the doctors and nurses in my A and E department and others across the country who are...”
- Opposition Day — [6th Allotted Day] — Living Standards (4 Sep 2013)
“The hon. Gentleman said that millionaires had never had it so good. Will he remind us what the marginal rate of tax on millionaires was under the Labour Government, and how that compares with today?”
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- Has spoken in 38 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 1 written question in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 83.46% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 4 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 114 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
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