Barry Gardiner

MP, Brent North

Brent North Labour

Barry Gardiner campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Barry Gardiner’s voting in Parliament

Barry Gardiner is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Barry Gardiner’s votes.

  • Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes

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Profile

Labour MP for Brent North

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Trade and Industry
  • International Development
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Iraq
  • Arms Exports
  • Fracking
  • Natural Capital Accounting
  • Bushmeat

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade (since 14 Jul 2016)
  • Shadow Minister (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Energy and Climate Change) (since 14 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change (27 Jun 2016 to 14 Jul 2016)
  • Shadow Minister (Energy and Climate Change) (18 Sep 2015 to 27 Jun 2016)
  • Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (7 Oct 2013 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (20 Dec 2010 to 4 Nov 2013)
  • Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (2 Nov 2010 to 4 Nov 2013)
  • Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (14 Nov 2007 to 18 Nov 2007)
  • Special Envoy for Forestry (28 Jun 2007 to 15 Sep 2008)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Biodiversity, Landscape and Rural Affairs) (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Trade and Industry) (Delivery and Efficiency) (10 May 2005 to 5 May 2006)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office) (2 Apr 2004 to 10 May 2005)
  • Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (12 Dec 2001 to 5 May 2005)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (10 Jun 1999 to 16 Oct 2002)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (31 Jul 1997 to 25 Jan 2000)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Dec 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
5 September 2016, received £200 from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing a survey. Hours: 1 hr. Payment donated to the Brent North Labour Campaign Fund. (Registered 26 September 2016)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Christine Lee & Co
Address of donor: 86 Holloway Head, Birmingham B1 1NB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: the services of a Campaigns & Communications Director for 5 days per week from 9 November 2015 to 8 January 2016; approx. value £6,675

Date received: 9 November 2015

Date accepted: 9 November 2015

Donor status: company, registration 2890577

(Registered 1 December 2015; updated 12 January 2016)
Name of donor: Christine Lee & Co
Address of donor: 86 Holloway Head, Birmingham B1 1NB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: the services of a Parliamentary Researcher for 5 days per week; approx. value £43,500 from 14 December 2015 to 13 December 2016

Date received: 14 December 2015

Date accepted: 14 December 2015

Donor status: company, registration 2890577

(Registered 15 December 2015)
Name of donor: Christine Lee & Co
Address of donor: 86 Holloway Head, Birmingham B1 1NB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: the services of a Parliamentary Researcher for 5 days per week until March 2016, 4 days thereafter; approx. value £28,000 from 1 January 2016 to 28 July 2016

Date received: 1 January 2016

Date accepted: 1 January 2016

Donor status: company, registration 2890577

(Registered 5 January 2016; updated 23 August 2016)
Name of donor: Garavi Gujarat Publications Ltd (t/a Asian Media and Marketing Group)
Address of donor: Garavi Gujarat House, 1 Silex Street, London SE1 0DW

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: printing of constituency literature (Christmas cards and newsletter calendars); estimated cost £5,300

Date received: 16 December 2015

Date accepted: 16 December 2015

Donor status: company, registration 01423059

(Registered 05 January 2016)
Name of donor: Christine Lee & Co
Address of donor: 86 Holloway Head, Birmingham B1 1NB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: the services of a Campaigns & Communications Director for 5 days per week from 3 February 2016 to 31 December 2016; approx. value £40,050 per annum

Date received: 3 February 2016

Date accepted: 3 February 2016

Donor status: company, registration no 2890577

(Registered 03 February 2016)
Name of donor: Christine Lee & Co
Address of donor: 86 Holloway Head, Birmingham B1 1NB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: the services of a Parliamentary Researcher for 5 days per week from 5 September 2016 to 5 December 2016; approx. value £14,070

Date received: 5 September 2016

Date accepted: 5 September 2016

Donor status: company, registration 2890577

(Registered 26 September 2016)
Name of donor: Christine Lee & Co
Address of donor: 86 Holloway Head, Birmingham B1 1NB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: the services of a Parliamentary Assistant for 5 days per week from 5 September 2016 to 5 December 2016; approx. value £9,530

Date received: 5 September 2016

Date accepted: 5 September 2016

Donor status: company, registration 2890577

(Registered 26 September 2016)
Name of donor: Garavi Gujarat Publications Ltd (t/a Asian Media and Marketing Group)
Address of donor: Garavi Gujarat House, 1 Silex Street, London SE1 0DW

Amount of donation or nature and value of donation in kind: printing of constituency literature (Christmas cards and newsletter calendars); estimated cost £5,300

Date received: 25 November 2016

Date accepted: 25 November 2016

Donor status: company, registration 01423059

(Registered 28 November 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Address of donor: P.O. Box 30522, Nairobi 00100, Kenya

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) accommodation and board, value £352.97; (2) flights, value £96.86

Destination of visit: Geneva

Date of visit: 22-24 February 2016

Purpose of visit: to attend and speak at the UNEP Mainstreaming Ecosystem Services conference in my capacity as Shadow Minister for the Natural Environment and Fisheries.

(Registered 22 March 2016)
Name of donor: The Climate Parliament
Address of donor: Kemp House, 152-160 City Road, London EC1V 2NX

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights and accommodation with an approx. value of £1,000

Destination of visit: Marrakech, Morocco

Dates of visit: 12–16 November 2016

Purpose of visit: to attend and speak at the COP22 climate talks in my capacity as Shadow Minister for International Climate Change.

(Registered 24 November 2016)
8. Miscellaneous
From 7 January 2016, unremunerated Director of GLOBE International AISBL, an international non-profit network devoted to legislative leadership on sustainable development and climate change, of 235/2 Avenue des Volontaires, B-1150 Brussels. (Registered 03 February 2016)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Caroline Smith, as Office Manager and Senior Caseworker. (Updated 5 June 2015)

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