Ben Bradshaw’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Ben Bradshaw sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Ben Bradshaw generally voted for a transparent Parliament, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Last updated: 8 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Road Traffic: Exeter 24 Feb 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he has made an assessment of Exeter City Council's strategy to make Exeter congestion free by 2025; and what measures the Government is taking to reduce traffic in urban areas.
  • Jamal Al-Harith 23 Feb 2017

    It is not good enough for the Minister, as the Prime Minister’s official spokesman did yesterday, simply to hide behind intelligence as an excuse for not answering the most basic questions about this dreadful case, so let me try a policy question: what assessment has he made of the impact of the coalition Government’s disastrous decision to scrap Labour’s control orders and...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Diesel Cars 23 Feb 2017

    The penalty is going to be the millions of pounds of fines faced by our constituents because of the Government’s failure to act. When are we going to hear about some practical action from the Government to reduce the number of diesel vehicles? The Minister has not answered the question. Air pollution is the second biggest avoidable killer after smoking.

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Labour MP for Exeter

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

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Topics of interest

Ben Bradshaw campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health
  • Health
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Cycling
  • Ict
  • Television
  • Pay
  • Human Papillomavirus: Vaccination

Currently held offices

  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (since 28 Oct 2015)
  • Member, Health Committee (since 26 Oct 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (17 Sep 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Privacy and Injunctions (Joint Committee) (14 Jul 2011 to 12 Mar 2012)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (26 Oct 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (5 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Minister of State (Regional Affairs) (South West) (29 Jun 2007 to 9 Jun 2009)
  • The Minister of State, Department of Health (28 Jun 2007 to 5 Jun 2009)
  • Minister of State (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Local Environment, Marine and Animal Welfare) (10 Nov 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Local Environment, Marine and Animal Welfare) (13 Jun 2003 to 10 Nov 2006)
  • Parliamentary Secretary (Privy Council Office) (29 May 2002 to 13 Jun 2003)
  • Deputy Leader of the House of Commons (29 May 2002 to 13 Jun 2003)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (11 Jun 2001 to 28 May 2002)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (17 Nov 1998 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, European Legislation Committee (15 Jul 1997 to 17 Nov 1998)

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  • Has spoken in 75 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Ben Bradshaw’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 37 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 66.59% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 25 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 133 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Ben Bradshaw’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 815 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Feb 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
2 February 2016, received £200 from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square London E1W 1YW, for an opinion survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 09 February 2016)
Payment from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys:
21 January 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 09 December 2016)
24 March 2016, payment of £100. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 09 December 2016)
16 May 2016, payment of £100. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 09 December 2016)
18 July 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 09 December 2016)
12 October 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 09 December 2016)
25 October 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 09 December 2016)
8. Miscellaneous
I am a member of the Humboldt Advisory Board, Humboldt University, Mohrenstraffe 60, 10117 Berlin. Where possible, I attend annual Advisory Board meetings in Berlin, the costs of which are met by the University. To date, these have been below the registrable threshold. (Registered 8 October 2013; updated 10 June 2014 and 19 October 2015)
From 22 November 2011, a Trustee of the Terrence Higgins Trust. (Registered 24 February 2016)

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