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.
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, 15 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2014
Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
6 votes for, 5 votes against, 2 absences, between 2003–2016
Generally voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 4 votes against, 3 absences, between 2010–2016
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2007–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
8 votes for, 4 votes against, 2 absences, between 1997–2016
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: 22 Feb 2017
Funding and assessment for cochlear implantation – Jim Fitzpatrick.
To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, when his Department plans to publish its response to the Ollerenshaw Review of Local Council Tax Support Schemes, published on 31 March 2016.
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 7 February 2017 to Question 62238, on Pets: Imports, for what reasons the number of dogs reported as entering the UK non-commercially under the Pet Travel Scheme increased between 2015 and 2016.
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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 Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- Department for Transport
- Department of Health
- Roads: Safety
- Dangerous Dogs
- Roads: Accidents
- Dogs: Imports
- Rescue Services
Currently held offices
- Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)
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 (4 Nov 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Transport 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)
- The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (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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