Jim Fitzpatrick

MP, Poplar and Limehouse

Poplar and Limehouse Labour

Jim Fitzpatrick campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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 central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Consistently voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Points of Order 15 Sep 2016

    On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Last Wednesday, in a Westminster Hall debate on the proposed cruise terminal at Enderby Wharf on the Thames, I stated that Barratt Homes was the developer and could help—this was in column 197. Mr Tim Collins of Barratt has clarified that although Barratt is the residential developer, Morgan Stanley is responsible for the decision not to provide...
  • Business of the House 15 Sep 2016

    May we have a statement from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs detailing what sanctions or incentives it has to ensure that developers comply with the national policy statement on ports in respect of shore-side electricity connection, particularly in areas identified as having poor air quality, such as London?
  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Homelessness: Children 15 Sep 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, with reference to the concluding observations of the recent UN Committee on the Rights of the Child fifth Period Report, what steps he plans to take to address the recommendation that the Government should strictly implement the Homelessness (Suitability of Accommodation) (England) Order 2003 prohibiting the placement of...

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Profile

Labour MP for Poplar and Limehouse

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Also represented Poplar and Canning Town

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Transport
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Transport
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Home Department
  • Roads: Safety
  • Dangerous Dogs
  • Roads: Accidents
  • Dogs: Imports
  • Rescue Services

Currently held offices

  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Sub-Committee (since 14 Oct 2015)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Sep 2016.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: FIA Foundation (Federation International Automotive Foundation)
Address of donor: 60 Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DS

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): UK-Brazil flights, internal flights Rio-Brasilia and accommodation in Brasilia; approx. £3,500

Destination of visit: Brasilia, Brazil

Date of visit: 16-19 November 2015

Purpose of visit: UN/WHO second Global Conference on Road Safety - Sustainable Development Goals.

(Registered 14 December 2015)
Name of donor: Towards Zero Foundation
Address of donor: 120 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5EA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation with an estimated value of £4,000

Destination of visit: New York

Date of visit: 11-12 April 2016

Purpose of visit: to attend the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration meeting.

(Registered 14 April 2016)
8. Miscellaneous
Member of Public Policy Committee of the RAC Foundation, 89-91 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5HS; unremunerated. (Registered 08 February 2013)

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