Paul Blomfield

MP, Sheffield Central

Sheffield Central Labour

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Paul Blomfield’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Paul Blomfield’s votes.

  • Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Generally voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 29 Jun 2016

    Sheffield city region was set to receive 180 million in European structural funds through to 2020. Much of that money is now at risk. Those leading the leave campaign did give guarantees that no area and no sector would lose out as a result of Brexit. We know that those promises were worthless, but will the Prime Minister join me in urging his successor to ensure that Sheffield city...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: STEM Subjects 28 Jun 2016

    The Minister will know how important EU research funding is to our universities, particularly in relation to STEM subjects. He will also know that those leading the leave campaign promised that no sector would lose out as a result of Brexit. Forget about the next two years—if I could push him on his earlier answer, what will he be doing to ensure that UK Government funds replace...
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits 20 Jun 2016

    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many enquiries have been made by hon. Members to HM Revenue and Customs on tax credits claims by (a) e-mail, (b) telephone and (c) letter in the last 12 months.

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Labour MP for Sheffield Central

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

Topics of interest

  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Home Office
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Home Department
  • HM Treasury
  • Human Trafficking
  • Burma
  • Minimum Wage
  • Slavery
  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills: Reorganisation

Currently held offices

  • Member, Education, Skills and the Economy Sub-Committee (since 1 Dec 2015)
  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Able Marine Energy Park Development Consent Order 2014 Committee (17 Jun 2014 to 30 Oct 2014)
  • Member, Able Marine Energy Park Development Consent Order 2014 Committee (11 Jun 2014 to 30 Oct 2014)
  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (2 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 27 Jun 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for interviews:
26 August 2015, payment of £200. Hours: 75 mins. Payment made direct to charity. (Registered 02 September 2015)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 128 Theobalds Road, Holborn, London WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,038.34

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 08 June 2015)

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