Dan Jarvis

MP, Barnsley Central

Barnsley Central Labour

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  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
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Dan Jarvis hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 28 Nov 2014

    Low Pay Commission (National Minimum Wage) Bill - Second reading – Dan Jarvis. Legislation
  • Business of the House: Iraq: Coalition Against ISIL 26 Sep 2014

    The decision that we will take today is the most difficult that this House could face: whether to commit our armed forces to conflict. I believe that the use of military force must be a last resort. We must resort to military force only when all political, economic and diplomatic routes have been exhausted. However, the complex nature of the threat that we face and the evil perpetrated by...
  • Business of the House: Iraq: Coalition Against ISIL 26 Sep 2014

    I am grateful for that intervention and I absolutely agree that all those regional partner-nations must do everything they can, as we must. The point that I was making is that military force on its own will not be enough. There needs to be a wider, encompassing political framework, with a plan for humanitarian aid and reconstruction, which will ultimately lead us to create a stronger and more...

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Labour MP for Barnsley Central

Entered House of Commons on 4 March 2011 — Byelection

Topics of interest

  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Justice
  • Health
  • Education
  • Defence
  • Arts
  • Design Services
  • Young Offenders
  • Apprentices
  • Public Libraries

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Justice)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 28 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 344 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 73.33% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 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") 72 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Received £600 from ITV Services Ltd, Quay Street, Manchester, M60 9EA for appearance on University Challenge on 23 December 2013. Hours: 3 hrs. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 7 January 2014)
14 May 2014, received payment of £150 from BBC Contributor Payments, PO Box 480, Manchester M14 0EL, for appearance on ‘Any Questions’ on 25 April 2014. Hours: 6 hrs including travel, preparation and recording. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 10 June 2014)
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London S1P 3JA. Fees paid directly to local charities:
£75 received on 5 March 2014 for survey completed on 27 January 2014. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 10 June 2014)
£75 received on 24 April 2014 for survey completed on 14 March 2014. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 10 June 2014)
£70 received on 6 Jun 2014 for survey completed on 19 May 2014. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 16 June 2014)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT. Fees paid directly to local charities:
£80 received on 4 June 2014 for survey completed on 15 May 2014. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 16 June 2014)
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: Barnsley Central Constituency Labour Party
(a) Address of donor: c/o 9 Mary Ann Close, Cundy Cross, Barnsley S71 5RA
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: money raised at a fundraising event on 8 October 2013 for the benefit of Barnsley Central CLP and one other Constituency Labour Party, in support of myself and the prospective parliamentary candidate in that constituency. The total raised was £8,664, which included no individual registrable donations, and Barnsley Central CLP received £4,332.
(a) Donor status: unincorporated association
(a) (Registered 31 October 2013)

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