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Labour MP for Birmingham, Ladywood
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- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Shabana Mahmood voted on key issues:
- Has never voted on more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Has never voted on a smoking ban. votes
- Has never voted on Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Has never voted on replacing Trident. votes
- Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly against greater autonomy for schools. 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
- Voted very strongly against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Business, Innovation and Skills, Home Department, Education, Work and Pensions, Health
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Higher Education, Students: Loans, Higher Education: Admissions, Students: Finance, Entry Clearances: Overseas Students
(based on written questions asked by Shabana Mahmood and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill Committee (9 out of 10)
- Identity Documents Bill Committee (5 out of 5)
- Economic Growth (15 May 2013)
“I am grateful for the opportunity—albeit time-limited and short—to contribute to the debate on the Gracious Speech. We as a country face huge challenges, and those faced by my constituents and the people of Birmingham are acute. My constituents are getting poorer and my constituency has the highest rate of unemployment in the country. Youth unemployment is at 8.4% in Ladywood, and...”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: International Students (21 Mar 2013)
“The Minister tries to paint a rosy picture, but the facts are that the recent drop in net migration is due to 38,000 fewer international students coming to this country. His policy is choking growth in our seventh-largest export industry, worth billions of pounds, at a time when our economy is flatlining. It is clear that the Minister is too weak to make the case for our world-class...”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Repatriation of Powers (EU) (5 Mar 2013)
“What progress he has made in developing proposals to repatriate powers from the EU.”
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- Has spoken in 14 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 98 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 73.45% 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") 55 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