Mike Gapes

Independent MP for Ilford South

@MikeGapes https://facebook.com/mikegapesmp

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Mike Gapes

Recent appearances

  • Early Parliamentary General Election (No. 2) 9 Sep 2019

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  • Early Parliamentary General Election (No. 2) 9 Sep 2019

    First, may I pay tribute to you, Mr Speaker, for what you have done standing up for representative parliamentary democracy against an arrogant and overbearing Executive? I do not have long. I want to make two points. First, there is an old adage: neither Washington nor Moscow. I say: neither Uxbridge nor Islington. In this time of national crisis, this country is in a very dangerous place,...
  • School Funding: East Anglia — [Mike Gapes in the Chair] 3 Sep 2019

    Before the hon. Gentleman goes further, I should have said that the question is that this House has considered school funding in East Anglia.

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Independent MP for Ilford South

Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

Party was Labour/Co-operative until 11 Apr 2005; Labour until 30 Mar 2015; Labour/Co-operative until 17 Feb 2019

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Topics of interest

Mike Gapes campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Department
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Office
  • Health
  • Department for International Development
  • Israel: Visits Abroad
  • Entry Clearances
  • UK Border Agency
  • UK Visas and Immigration
  • Yemen

Currently held offices

  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 22 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (10 Oct 2017 to 19 Mar 2019)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 19 Mar 2019)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee (5 Jan 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (25 Jun 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (12 Apr 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (13 Jan 2010 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (10 Mar 2008 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, Foreign Affairs Committee (18 Jul 2005 to 12 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 18 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (11 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Defence Committee (20 Oct 2003 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Defence Committee (24 Nov 1999 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 21 Mar 1997)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 91 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Mike Gapes’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 16 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 72.32% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 693 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 Sep 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing surveys:
8 June 2017, payment of £75. Hours: 15 mins. Fee donated to Redbridge Organisers, a branch of my constituency party. (Registered 11 February 2019)
22 September 2017, payment of £75. Hours: 15 mins. Fee donated to Ilford South Labour Party. (Registered 11 February 2019)
22 September 2017, another payment of £75. Hours: 15 mins. Fee donated to Ilford South Labour Party. (Registered 11 February 2019)
29 September 2017, payment of £150. Hours: 30 mins. Fee donated to Ilford South Labour Party. (Registered 11 February 2019)
17 November 2017, payment of £75. Hours: 15 mins. Fee donated to Redbridge Organisers, a branch of my constituency party. (Registered 11 February 2019)
2 February 2018, payment of £100. Hours: 30 minutes Fee donated to Redbridge Organisers, a branch of my constituency party. (Registered 11 February 2019)
14 March 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 15 mins. Fee donated to Redbridge Organisers, a branch of my constituency party. (Registered 11 February 2019)
16 April 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 15 mins. Fee donated to Ilford South Labour Party. (Registered 11 February 2019)
22 May 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 15 mins. Fee donated to Ilford South Labour Party. (Registered 11 February 2019)
25 June 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 15 mins. Fee donated to Ilford South Labour Party. (Registered 11 February 2019)
23 July 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 11 February 2019)
27 August 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 11 February 2019)
25 October 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 11 February 2019)
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing surveys:
4 December 2017, payment of £200. Hours: 1 hr. Fee donated to Redbridge Organisers, a branch of my constituency party. (Registered 11 February 2019)
25 July 2018, payment of £200. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 11 February 2019)
25 January 2019, payment of £200. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 11 February 2019)
8. Miscellaneous
From 10 June 2019, unpaid director of The Independent Group (TIG) Ltd a company limited by guarantee, set up to provide support to the Independent Group of MPs. (Registered 21 June 2019)

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