Kevin Barron

MP, Rother Valley

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Rother Valley Labour

Kevin Barron’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Kevin Barron sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Kevin Barron generally voted against a wholly elected House of Lords, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Kevin Barron has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Points of Order: Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards 20 Jul 2017

    I am very pleased to support the motion to appoint Kathryn Stone as the next Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards. As the former Chair, and now the Chair-in-waiting of the Committee on Standards, I was involved in the appointment process during the initial selection stage and the first round of interviews, when we greatly benefited from the help of an external member of the board, Dr Jane...
  • HS2 Update 17 Jul 2017

    Between 2013 and 2016, a station at Sheffield Meadowhall was preferred by HS2. Sir David Higgins told me at an MP consultation meeting a few months ago that the station did not go ahead because there was no consensus on Sheffield City Council to build it. The Secretary of State will have seen today’s publication of the consultation on the M1/M18 route that goes through three of my...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Points of Order 17 Jul 2017


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Labour MP for Rother Valley

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

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Topics of interest

Kevin Barron campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Health
  • Trade and Industry
  • Department of Health
  • Treasury
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Obesity
  • NHS
  • Pharmacy: Negligence
  • NHS: Drugs
  • Pharmacy

Currently held offices

  • Chair, Committee on Standards (since 12 Jul 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, Committee on Privileges (4 Nov 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Committee on Privileges (28 Oct 2015 to 4 Nov 2015)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (10 Sep 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (18 Jun 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Committee on Standards (18 Jun 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Committee on Privileges (15 Jan 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, Committee on Standards (15 Jan 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Committee on Privileges (7 Jan 2013 to 15 Jan 2013)
  • Member, Committee on Standards (7 Jan 2013 to 15 Jan 2013)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (27 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, Standards and Privileges Committee (27 Jul 2010 to 7 Jan 2013)
  • Chair, Health Committee (18 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 27 Jul 2010)
  • Member, Health Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 18 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (11 Jul 2005 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (1 Jun 1997 to 17 Jul 2005)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Health) (1 Jan 1995 to 1 Jan 1998)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (1 Jan 1993 to 31 Dec 1995)
  • Member, Environment Committee (26 Oct 1992 to 13 Dec 1994)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change) (1 Jan 1988 to 1 Jan 1993)
  • Member, Energy Committee (9 Jun 1983 to 26 Feb 1986)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 31 Jul 2017.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Hargreaves Services plc
Address of donor: West Terrace, Esh Winning, Durham DH7 9PT

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: invitation to the theatre, including overnight hotel accommodation for myself and my wife, total value £600

Date received: 8 April 2017

Date accepted: 8 April 2017

Donor status: company, registration 4952865

(Registered 18 April 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Constituency office in Dinnington: (i).

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