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.
Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
63 votes for, 13 votes against, 29 absences, between 2006–2018
Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
2 votes for, 2 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2016
Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 6 votes against, between 2010–2017
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2007–2016
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
13 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2016
We have lots more plain English analysis of Jim Fitzpatrick’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Jim Fitzpatrick’s full vote analysis page for more.
Jim Fitzpatrick has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 16 Jan 2018
As chair of the all-party group on deafness, I have been trying to identify which Department is primarily responsible for British Sign Language. The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport says it is the Department for Work and Pensions, as does the Department for Education. The DWP says, “Oh, no we’re not. We are going to be speaking to the DFE.” The Cabinet Office...
I am grateful for the opportunity to raise concerns about the running of the Island Health Trust by its trustees and about the role of the Charity Commission. I would like the Minister to reassure me that when apparent abuses are highlighted, the Charity Commission has the appropriate powers and resources to investigate and intervene where necessary. By way of a brief background, the Island...
The hon. Gentleman raises the central point that I am trying to make. I hope to elaborate on why there are so many concerns locally. As I was saying, a number of questions have been asked locally, including about the lack of local control and the fact that there have been 10 new trustees since April 2016, but curiously none of them was appointed from among the residents who actually live...
More of Jim Fitzpatrick’s recent appearances
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)
Please note that numbers do not measure quality. Also, representatives may do other things not currently covered by this site. More about this
Note for journalists and researchers: The data on this page may be used freely,
on condition that TheyWorkForYou.com is cited as the source.
This data was produced by TheyWorkForYou from a variety
of sources. Voting information from