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: 4 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Implementing the withdrawal agreement 13 Dec 2017

    Is it not far more likely that the Government will have to do that long before then, because everyone, including the Brexit Secretary, recognises that it is simply not possible to get everything agreed within the next year, plus a few months?
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Regulations to deal with deficiencies arising from withdrawal - Independent Report 12 Dec 2017

    I am sure that the right hon. Gentleman will get a lot of support from the Labour Benches if his amendment is pressed to a vote. To be fair to our Front Benchers, they have made it clear that they think the option of staying in the single market and the customs union should remain on the table after the transition. The right hon. Gentleman was not quite fair in his description of our...
  • King’S College Hospital Foundation Trust 12 Dec 2017

    The Minister quoted selectively from the chief executive of NHS Improvement, who also made it absolutely clear he did not think the NHS has enough money overall. In the real world, as opposed to the fantasy world inhabited by Conservative Ministers, Simon Stevens, the head of the NHS, has repeatedly told the Health Committee that the NHS cannot do what the Government are asking it to do with...

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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 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 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)

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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 19 written questions in the last year — 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 93.15% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above 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") 837 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Dec 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Payment from ComRes, Coveham House, Downside Bridge Road, Cobham KT11 3EP, 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)
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)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: BM Creative Management Ltd
Address of donor: 4th Floor York House, 23 Kingsway, London WC2B 6UJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Date received: 28 April 2017

Date accepted: 28 April 2017

Donor status: company, registration 05635995

(Registered 27 June 2017)
Name of donor: Lord Matthew Oakeshott
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date received: 4 May 2017

Date accepted: 4 May 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 27 June 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung London Office
Address of donor: 44 Charlotte Street, London W1T 2NR

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Food, accommodation and travel in Berlin with an estimated value of £270. The cost of flights were met by a non-registrable source.

Destination of visit: Berlin, Germany

Dates of visit: 22-23 March 2017

Purpose of visit: Fact-finding visit to the German Parliament, meeting with German politicians to discuss issues affecting both countries.

(Registered 30 March 2017)
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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