Ben Bradshaw

MP, Exeter

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Exeter Labour

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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Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Idlib 10 Sep 2018

    I welcome the right hon. Gentleman’s assurance that Britain will support a robust response should Assad resort to chemical weapons again, but the sad truth is that Syria represents the worst failing of the civilised world since Rwanda and Burundi, after which we said, “Never again,” so does he think that, when all this is over, there may be a case for an inquiry in Britain...
  • Electoral Commission Investigation: Vote Leave 17 Jul 2018

    The Government propose legislation. The Electoral Commission has made specific recommendations to the Government about what they need to do. Will the Minister do it?
  • Eu: Future Relationship White Paper 12 Jul 2018

    Only half a page of this document is about health—and that relates to infectious diseases—despite a recent Health Committee report stating clearly that patients’ lives and safety will be in danger if there is any interruption at all to the supply of vital medicines and medical equipment into this country. How is the Secretary of State going to guarantee that there will be...

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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 31 Oct 2017)
  • Member, Health and Social Care Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (28 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Health and Social Care Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 85 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Ben Bradshaw’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 15 written questions in the last year — below 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 82.85% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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 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") 859 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Sep 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
Payment from ComRes, Coveham House, Downside Bridge Road, Cobham KT11 3EP, for opinion surveys:
12 June 2017, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 20 October 2017)
22 August 2017, payment of £50. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 20 October 2017)
22 September 2017, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 20 October 2017)
29 September 2017, payment of £150. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 20 October 2017)
17 November 2017, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 23 November 2017)
14 March 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins (Registered 23 August 2018)
16 April 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 23 August 2018)
22 May 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 23 August 2018)
25 June 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 23 August 2018)
23 July 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 23 August 2018)
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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