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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:

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.

Recent appearances

  • Contaminated Blood Scandal: Interim Payments for Victims 19 Jul 2022

    The fact that interim payments have been recommended implies that there is an urgency in compensating these people. It is five years since the inquiry was set up and more than 400 people have died since that time. So what is it about the 19 recommendations that links them to the interim payments? Why do the Government have to wait to respond to those 19 recommendations and not, as the...
  • Australia-UK Free Trade Agreement: Scrutiny 19 Jul 2022

    I congratulate the hon. Member for Totnes (Anthony Mangnall) and the other members of the International Trade Committee on standing up for this Parliament. The way the Government are behaving is a disgrace. The Minister knows that there is widespread concern about the lowering of standards in this trade deal, particularly around the use of antibiotics on livestock and harmful pesticides....
  • Ambulance Pressures 18 Jul 2022

    It is worth remembering that the 2010 to 2015 Conservative Government took £6 billion out of social care, so it is no wonder that we are facing a logjam. Since 2015, not once have the Government hit their four-hour target at A&E, and it is down to less than 72% on average right now. This logjam is created by the Conservative Government’s mismanagement of our national health service, so...

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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
  • Schools: Sports
  • Circle Holdings
  • Football
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders: Greenwich
  • Southeastern

Currently held offices

  • Member, Finance (No.2) Bill Committee (since 13 Dec 2021)
  • 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, Levelling Up, Housing and Communities 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

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Jul 2022.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Betting and Gaming Council
Address of donor: 1st Floor, 90 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1EU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket with hospitality for a test match at Lord's Cricket Ground, value £874.80

Date received: 13 August 2021

Date accepted: 13 August 2021

Donor status: company, registration 12213577

(Registered 01 September 2021)

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