Dan Jarvis

MP, Barnsley Central

Barnsley Central Labour

Dan Jarvis’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Dan Jarvis’s votes.

  • Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes

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Dan Jarvis occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Labour MP for Barnsley Central

Entered the House of Commons on 4 March 2011 — Byelection

Topics of interest

  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Justice
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Health
  • Education
  • Arts
  • Design Services
  • Youth Custody
  • Secure Colleges
  • Young Offenders

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Justice) (7 Oct 2013 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport) (7 Oct 2011 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (21 Mar 2011 to 24 Oct 2011)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 14 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 202 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 75.40% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below 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.
  • 132 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Dan Jarvis’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 90 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London S1P 3JA. Unless stated otherwise, all fees paid direct to charity:
£75 received on 29 December 2014 for survey completed on 3 November 2014. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 16 March 2015)
£75 received on 12 February 2015 for survey completed on 18 December 2014. Hours: 15 mins. Paid direct to Barnsley Central CLP. (Registered 16 March 2015)
21 June 2015, received £811.08 from Biteback Publishing, Westminster Tower, 3 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7SP, for editing a book. This payment will be used to meet some of the costs of my office and supporting my work as a Member of Parliament. Hours: 60 non-consecutive hours over 2 months. (Registered 27 July 2015; updated 24 August 2015)
25 June 2015, received £300 from Guardian News and Media Ltd, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU, for an article. This payment will be used to meet some of the costs of my office and supporting my work as a Member of Parliament. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 27 July 2015; updated 24 August 2015)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Rachel Jarvis, as part-time Secretary.

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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