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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.

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

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Recent appearances

  • Points of Order: [2nd Day] 14 Jul 2016

    My right hon. Friend made a strong critique of one of Sir John’s findings about the undermining of the United Nations. Another finding that I consider problematic is the “last resort” suggestion, which was also criticised by the Chair of the Defence Committee. Does my right hon. Friend agree that, at that time, it was clear that time was running out? Saddam had been given 90...
  • Points of Order: [2nd Day] 14 Jul 2016

    Does the right hon. Gentleman agree that, in 2003, the House voted not just, or even mainly, on the intelligence? If you look at the debate, Mr Speaker, you will see that the House voted on Saddam Hussein’s repeated and unprecedented non-compliance with mandatory United Nations resolutions and on his record. Does the right hon. Gentleman think from his reading of the report that Saddam...
  • Delegated Legislation: Great Western Railway’s Bicycle Policy 11 Jul 2016

    I am going to tell the House a story about myself—although it is not just about me but about the thousands of people who use the Great Western Railway service every year, and the many thousands who have signed a petition protesting about its so-called new policy. I have not owned a car for more than 20 years. Before being elected to the House and every week since then, I have cycled...

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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

  • 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 (6 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 (29 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)
  • 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 46 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Ben Bradshaw’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 56 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 64.49% 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.
  • 128 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Ben Bradshaw’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 804 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Jul 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC17 8RT, for opinion surveys:
9 April 2015, payment of £100. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 10 September 2015)
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)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Gilly Butterworth
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 towards my campaign for deputy leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 1 July 2015

Date accepted: 25 July 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 31 July 2015)
Name of donor: Emily Thornberry
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 towards my campaign for deputy leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 7 July 2015

Date accepted: 8 July 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 17 August 2015)
Name of donor: Vertigo Films Ltd
Address of donor: The Big Room Studios, 77 Fortess Road, London, NW5 1AG

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: office space from 8 June 2015 to 6 September 2015, value £1,809.47. This was to support my campaign for deputy leadership of the Labour Party.

Date received: 8 June to 6 September 2015

Date accepted: 1 September 2015

Donor status: company, registration no 04937325

(Registered 01 September 2015)
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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