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

  • Bullying and Harassment: Cox Report 16 Oct 2018

    Along with my hon. Friend the Member for Bassetlaw (John Mann), I was one of the first Members to call for independent regulation before the expenses scandal erupted and during it. I think that independent regulation and external adjudication will be the only way forward—I agree with you about that, Mr Speaker. Is it not clear from some of the contributions that we have heard that some...
  • EU Exit Negotiations 15 Oct 2018

    It must be obvious to the Prime Minister that there is no majority in this place for a hard or no-deal Brexit, and she cannot do the sensible thing on the customs union and the single market because half her party and the DUP will not let her, so is she never tempted by the suggestion of her right hon. Friend the Member for Broxtowe (Anna Soubry) that the way out of this mess—for her...

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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

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 83 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Ben Bradshaw’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 13 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 82.92% 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.
  • 124 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Ben Bradshaw’s activity
  • 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: 1 Oct 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)
27 August 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 11 September 2018)
13 September 2018, payment of £100. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 18 September 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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