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Jim Fitzpatrick

Former Labour MP for Poplar and Limehouse

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A selection of Jim Fitzpatrick's votes

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for International Development: Developing Countries: Tuberculosis 4 Nov 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what recent assessment he has made of the effect on identification of tuberculosis cases of the (a) WHO Global Tuberculosis Report published on 17 October 2019 and (b) Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria's Strategy 2017-2022.
  • Grenfell Tower Inquiry 30 Oct 2019

    I am grateful for the opportunity to make a brief contribution to this debate, and I am honoured to follow the hon. Member for East Dunbartonshire (Jo Swinson). I need to start by acknowledging the grief, pain and anger of the bereaved and the survivors from Grenfell. No one can be anything other than deeply saddened at the huge loss of life. Anything other than complete condemnation of this...
  • Grenfell Tower Inquiry 30 Oct 2019

    I thank my hon. Friend for giving way; I call him my hon. Friend because there is an affinity and comradeship between ex-firefighters. In London alone, there have been 5,000 high-rise fires since 2014, and compartmentalisation worked in the vast majority of those. That is not an excuse for the London Fire Brigade not taking evacuation action earlier, but it explains why people arrived at the...

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Former Labour MP for Poplar and Limehouse

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

Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election

Also represented Poplar and Canning Town

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Topics of interest

Jim Fitzpatrick campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Transport
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Transport
  • Roads: Safety
  • Dangerous Dogs
  • Roads: Accidents
  • Dogs: Imports
  • Housing Ombudsman Service

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)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 41 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Jim Fitzpatrick’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 73 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 80.78% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 138 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 699 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
15 October 2018, received £500 from talkRADIO, Wireless Studios, 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF, for appearances on 12 April 2018, 18 April 2018, 14 June 2018, 16 July 2018 and 14 August 2018. Hours: 15 hours (3 hrs per appearance). Fee donated to charity. (Registered 27 February 2019)
Payments from Populus, 10 Northburgh Street, London EC1V 0AT, for completing surveys:
28 February 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 08 July 2019)
12 March 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 08 July 2019)
14 March 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 08 July 2019)
17 April 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 25 mins. (Registered 08 July 2019)
7 May 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 08 July 2019)
10 June 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 30 mins. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 08 July 2019)
21 June 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 08 July 2019)
24 July 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 29 July 2019)
2 August 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 30 mins. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 05 August 2019)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for completing surveys:
21 February 2019, payment of £30. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 29 July 2019)
6 March 2019, payment of £80. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 29 July 2019)
2 April 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 29 July 2019)
13 May 2019, payment £60. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 29 July 2019)
24 June 2019, payment of £80. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 29 July 2019)
22 July 2019, payment of £80. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 29 July 2019)
19 August 2019, payment of £40. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 19 August 2019)
23 October 2019, payment of £60. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 28 October 2019)
30 July 2019, payment of £200 from Ipsos Mori, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing a survey. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 05 August 2019)
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing surveys:
4 March 2019, payment of £75. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 12 August 2019)
29 March 2019, payment of £75. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 12 August 2019)
16 May 2019, payment of £75. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 12 August 2019)
16 May 2019, a further payment of £75. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 12 August 2019)
12 August 2019, payment of £75. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 12 August 2019)
26 September 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 27 September 2019)
24 October 2019, payment of £150 for two surveys. Hours: 2 hrs in total. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 01 November 2019)
25 October 2019, payment of £75. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 01 November 2019)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Chrisp Street Development Ltd
Address of donor: Telford House, Queensgate, Britannia Road, Waltham Cross EN8 7TF

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: discount of £7,000 per annum on constituency office rental

Date received: 10 December 2018 - 9 December 2019

Date accepted: 10 December 2018

Donor status: company, registration 09268982

(Registered 05 August 2019)

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