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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.
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
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To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the viability of amending the Valuation for Rating (Plant and Machinery) (England) Regulations 2000 in relation to the 2017 business rates revaluation that is being conducted by the Valuation Office Agency; and how that revaluation will affect rooftop solar.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans he has for the number of full-time equivalent staff to be in the benefit cap processing team when the lower benefit cap is implemented; and what estimate he has made of the cost of those staff to the public purse.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 6 September 2016 to Question 45327, what proportion of claimants affected by the lower benefit cap in (a) Tower Hamlets and (b) London are in receipt of (i) jobseeker's allowance, (ii) employment support allowance and (iii) income support.
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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
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Department for Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- Department for Transport
- Communities and Local Government
- 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: 17 Oct 2016.
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
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
(Registered 14 April 2016)
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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