Clive Efford

MP, Eltham

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Eltham Labour

Clive Efford’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Clive Efford sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Clive Efford almost always voted against introducing foundation hospitals, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Clive Efford consistently voted against the Iraq war, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Clive Efford’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Clive Efford’s full vote analysis page for more.

Clive Efford has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 5 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Colombia Peace Process — [Mr Laurence Robertson in the Chair] 12 Sep 2018

    I was not going to speak, Mr Robertson, but there are a few minutes before the Front-Bench speakers begin. I wanted to make one appeal. Everyone has highlighted the number of murders of community leaders, trade unionists and human rights activists. Disturbingly, many of those murders happen in rural areas where people are trying to diversify away from the growing of the coca plant. Clearly,...
  • Colombia Peace Process — [Mr Laurence Robertson in the Chair] 12 Sep 2018

    My hon. Friend is making a powerful speech. I have not been to Colombia, which is something I hope to put right in the near future. Is my hon. Friend concerned, as I am, that American extradition is used as a threat against people who are part of the peace process? Would she, through the Minister, appeal to the Americans to review the use of extradition as a threat to people who have played...
  • Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Grassroots Sport Funding 6 Sep 2018

    What recent discussions he has had with the (a) Premier League, (b) Football League and (c) Football Association on funding for grassroots sport.

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Profile

Labour MP for Eltham

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

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Topics of interest

Clive Efford campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Health
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Department of Health
  • Home Department
  • Transport
  • Schools: Sports
  • Circle Holdings
  • Football
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders: Greenwich
  • Southeastern

Currently held offices

  • Member, Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (since 23 Jul 2018)
  • Member, Public Accounts Commission (since 16 Nov 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Transport Committee (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport) (7 Oct 2011 to 28 Jun 2016)
  • Member, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 7 Feb 2011)
  • Member, London Regional Select Committee (14 Dec 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Transport Committee (22 Jul 2002 to 19 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (31 Jul 1997 to 11 May 2001)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 95 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Clive Efford’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 41 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 80.33% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 47 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.
  • 121 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Clive Efford’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 440 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Sep 2018.

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