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
  • Kevin Barron generally voted against UK membership of the EU, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Kevin Barron’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Kevin Barron’s full vote analysis page for more.

Kevin Barron has quite often rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Heated Tobacco 26 Jun 2019

    The Minister will know that expenditure on smoking cessation programmes has fallen rapidly in the past few years. I promoted a ten-minute rule Bill to put a levy on tobacco companies to fund smoking cessation programmes and research into less harmful products. The greatest problem we have had for many years—this is anecdotal at the moment—is that products such as patches and gums cannot...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Pharmacy Integration Fund 20 Jun 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the current balance of the pharmacy integration fund is; and what initiatives have been supported by that fund since its inception.
  • Mineworkers’ Pension Scheme 10 Jun 2019

    We should recognise that when the increase in the miners’ pension scheme was higher than that in the state benefit scheme, many people in my constituency, because they got more money, did not take the means-tested benefits they were entitled to, so it is not just about surpluses; it is about how much money the scheme saved the state.

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Profile

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
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department of Health
  • Trade and Industry
  • Treasury
  • Pharmacy: Negligence
  • Health Services
  • Pharmacy
  • Obesity
  • NHS

Currently held offices

  • Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (since 12 Jul 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committee on Privileges (23 Oct 2018 to 25 Feb 2019)
  • Chair, Committee on Privileges (21 Nov 2017 to 23 Oct 2018)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (6 Nov 2017 to 23 Oct 2018)
  • Member, Committee on Privileges (26 Oct 2017 to 21 Nov 2017)
  • Chair, Committee on Standards (12 Jul 2017 to 15 Oct 2018)
  • 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 and Social Care Committee (18 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 27 Jul 2010)
  • Member, Health and Social Care 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 Sep 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys. All fees donated to charity:
18 June 2018, payment of £80 for a survey in May 2018. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 10 September 2018)
2 July 2018, payment of £75 for another survey in May 2018. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 10 September 2018)
10 August 2018, payment of £75 for a survey in June 2018. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 10 September 2018)
10 September 2018, payment of £75 for a survey in July 2018. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 10 September 2018)
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).
10. Family members engaged in lobbying the public sector on behalf of a third party or client
My wife, Lady Andrée Deane Barron, is a freelance public affairs consultant. (Registered 01 November 2018)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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