Jim Fitzpatrick’s voting in Parliament
Jim Fitzpatrick is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Jim Fitzpatrick’s votes.
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2007–2016
Consistently voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 16 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2018
Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
6 votes for, 0 votes against, 5 absences, between 1999–2016
Generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
1 vote for, 3 votes against, 1 absence, between 2004–2011
Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 10 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016
Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
1 vote for, 18 votes against, 7 absences, between 2010–2015
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Last updated: 13 Jun 2018
First tier tribunals, section 24 powers and enforcement on freeholders – Jim Fitzpatrick.
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, for what reasons HM Courts and Tribunal Service is sending a new enquiry form to disabled/unwell people who have already submitted an SSCS1 appealing against the refusal of personal independence payments or employment and support allowance which asks the appellant if they with to continue with their appeal; and whether an appellant will be removed...
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, when HM Courts and Tribunals Service started writing to disabled and unwell appellants to request that they complete and return a new enquiry form requiring confirmation that they wish to continue with their appeal for personal independence payments or employment and support allowance and who have already provided the required information in an...
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Labour MP for Poplar and Limehouse
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Also represented Poplar and Canning Town
Topics of interest
Jim Fitzpatrick campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Department for Communities and Local Government
- Department for Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- Department for Transport
- Roads: Safety
- Dangerous Dogs
- Roads: Accidents
- Dogs: Imports
- Rescue Services
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Sub-Committee (14 Oct 2015 to 2 Nov 2016)
- Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Transport Committee (4 Nov 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (4 Nov 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Shadow Minister (Transport) (8 Oct 2010 to 29 Aug 2013)
- Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
- Minister of State (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Farming and the Environment) (9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport) (29 Jun 2007 to 5 Jun 2009)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Employment Relations & Postal Services) (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Minister (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister) (London) (10 May 2005 to 5 May 2006)
- Member, Committee of Selection (18 Jun 2003 to 27 Sep 2005)
- Vice-Chamberlain (HM Household) (13 Jun 2003 to 10 May 2005)
- Government Whip (29 May 2002 to 13 Jun 2003)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (14 Jun 2001 to 28 May 2002)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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