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Labour MP for Kingston upon Hull East
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Karl Turner voted on key issues:
- Has never voted on replacing Trident. votes
- Has never voted on more EU integration. votes
- Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted very strongly against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Has never voted on a smoking ban. votes
- Has never voted on Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Justice, Transport, Home Department, Health, Treasury
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Secure Training Centres: Restraint Techniques, Civil Litigation: Legal Costs, Female Genital Mutilation, Prisons: Mobile Phones, Prisons: Employment
(based on written questions asked by Karl Turner and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Defamation Bill Committee (5 out of 5)
- Prisons (Property) bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Trusts (Capital and Income) Bill [LORDS] Committee (1 out of 1)
- Postal Services Bill Committee (19 out of 21)
- Health and Social Care Bill Committee (37 out of 40)
- Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders bill Committee (15 out of 18)
- Written Answers — Home Department: Community Resolutions (10 Jun 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what assessment she has made of the use of community resolutions for offences of serious violence.”
- Written Answers — Transport: Ferries (3 Jun 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many UK-flagged ferries operate in UK waters.”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Legal Aid (21 May 2013)
“The Justice Secretary knows full well that his plans for price competitive tendering in criminal legal aid are completely opposed by the profession. They are unworkable. Will he now sit down with the chairman of the Criminal Bar Association and discuss a way forward out of this mess?”
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- Has spoken in 26 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 40 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 73.88% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 5 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 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") 58 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 7 May 2013. More about the Register