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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 never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

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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 for Transport
  • Department of Health
  • Transport
  • Circle Holdings
  • Schools: Sports
  • Football
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders: Greenwich
  • Southeastern

Currently held offices

  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 22 Jun 2020)
  • Member, Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Sub-committee on Online Harms and Disinformation (since 10 Mar 2020)
  • Member, Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)
  • Member, Public Accounts Commission (since 16 Nov 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, DCMS Sub-Committee on Disinformation (12 Mar 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (23 Jul 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Sep 2020.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: GMB Union
Address of donor: 22 Stephenson Way, Euston NW1 2HD

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

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 06 January 2020)
Name of donor: Communication Workers Union
Address of donor: Unite Offices, Transport House, 128 Theobald's Road, London NC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 06 January 2020)

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