Keir Starmer

MP, Holborn and St Pancras

Holborn and St Pancras Labour

Keir Starmer’s voting in Parliament

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

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  • Keir Starmer generally voted for higher taxes on banks, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Keir Starmer generally voted against more powers for local councils, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Labour MP for Holborn and St Pancras

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Department for Transport
  • Home Office
  • Ministry of Justice
  • HM Treasury
  • Department for Education
  • High Speed 2 Railway Line
  • Crime: Victims
  • Asylum
  • Asylum: Finance
  • Borders: Personal Records

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Home Office) (since 18 Sep 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 26 Oct 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
13 May 2015, received £100,000 for legal consultancy from Mishcon de Reya, 12 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4QD. Hours: none since the Election. (Registered 05 June 2015)
15 May 2015, received £19,800 for legal advice and representation from Square One Law LLP, St Ann's Wharf, 112 Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3DX. Hours: none since the Election. (Registered 05 June 2015)
15-20 May 2015, received £46,260 for independent review and report from Public Prosecution Service of Northern Ireland, Belfast Chambers, 93 Chichester St, Belfast BT1 3JR. Hours: none since the Election. (Registered 05 June 2015)
22 May 2015, received £3,750 (excluding VAT) for independent review and report from Public Prosecution Service of Northern Ireland, Belfast Chambers, 93 Chichester St, Belfast BT1 3JR. Hours: 12.5 hrs. (Registered 29 July 2015)
Payments for articles from Guardian News and Media, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU:
25 June 2015, received £90. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 07 September 2015)
31 July 2015, received £300. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 07 September 2015)
10 August 2015, received £140. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 07 September 2015)
12 November 2015, received £120. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 23 December 2015)
14 January 2016, received £559.22. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 10 February 2016)
22 March 2016, received £400. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 20 April 2016)
16 December 2015, received £9,480 for legal advice from Government of Gibraltar, Joshua Hassan House, Secretary's Lane, Gibraltar GX11 1AA. Hours: approx. 20 hrs. (Registered 06 January 2016)
18 December 2015, received £7,060.62 for legal advice from Mishcon de Reya, Africa House, 70 Kingsway, London WC2B 6AH. Hours; approx. 12 hrs. (Registered 06 January 2016)
19 June 2015, received £458.18 for legal advice and representation from Birnberg Pierce Solicitors, 14 Inverness St, London N1 7HJ for work carried out before my election. (Registered 06 January 2016)
14 July 2015, received £6,922.37 for legal advice and representation from Tyndallwoods Solicitors, 29 Woodbourne Road, Birmingham B17 8BY, for work carried out before my election. (Registered 06 January 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Labour Friends of Bangladesh
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and meals with a total value of £1,200

Destination of visit: Dhaka and Sylhet, Bangladesh

Date of visit: 13-19 February 2016

Purpose of visit: to meet political leaders and Bangladeshis with connections in my constituency, in order to strengthen the ties between our two countries.

(Registered 16 March 2016)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Co-owner of house in Surrey, inhabited by family members: (i). (Registered 09 June 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
Until end August 2015, chair of advisory board for Kids Company taskforce ‘See the child, change the system’. (Registered 05 June 2015; updated 6 January 2016)
Member of the Youth Justice Legal Centre’s advisory board. The centre was set up by Just for Kids Law. (Registered 05 June 2015)
Leeds University Law Faculty Advisory Board. (Registered 05 June 2015)
Director of The Death Penalty Project. (Registered 05 June 2015)
From 1 October 2015, Member of Advisory Board, European Institute, University College, London. (Registered 06 January 2016)
From 1 December 2015, Patron, Sante Refugee Mental Health Project, 12 Salcombe Lodge, Lissenden Gardens, London NW5 1LZ (Registered 06 January 2016)
From 1 May 2015, Associate Tenant, Doughty Street Chambers (Registered 06 January 2016)

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