A selection of Roger Godsiff's votes
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Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
0 votes for, 12 votes against, between 2013–2016
Generally voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
8 votes for, 0 votes against, 7 absences, between 2011–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 5 absences, between 2010–2017
Generally voted against university tuition fees Show votes
6 votes for, 4 votes against, 5 absences, between 1997–2016
Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
6 votes for, 1 vote against, 4 absences, between 1999–2016
Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
3 votes for, 18 votes against, 5 absences, between 2010–2015
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To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether any training (a) has taken place and (b) has been planned for officials of his Department on how to deal sensitively with women whose third or subsequent child was conceived as a result of rape.
To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, which (a) Government department and (b) body is responsible for (i) assessing and (ii) authorising arms export applications.
To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what the Government's policy is on whether organisations which lobby against a woman's right to choose whether to continue with a pregnancy should be permitted to receive public funds.
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Former Labour MP for Birmingham, Hall Green
Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election
Also represented Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath; Birmingham Small Heath
Topics of interest
Roger Godsiff campaigned to leave the European Union
- Department of Health
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Work and Pensions
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office
- Medical Records: Databases
- Employment and Support Allowance
- Personal Independence Payment
- Departmental Rail Travel
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- Has spoken in 3 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Roger Godsiff’s speeches
- Has received answers to 297 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 47.97% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 173 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 90 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 2 May 2017.
Name of donor: The European Azerbaijan Society
Address of donor: 15 Queen Anne
’s Gate, London SW1H 9BU
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £2,055 comprising £1,455 for flights and £600 for 5 nights at a hotel in Baku
Destination of visit: Baku
Date of visit: 26 – 31 July 2016
Purpose of visit: to meet with political and parliamentary figures, HM Ambassador
, business representatives and IDP
/Refugee camp of displaced people from the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh
(Registered 19 August 2016
Name of donor: Swiss Foreign Ministry
Address of donor: Presence Switzerland PRS, Bundesgasse 32, 3003 Bern, Switzerland
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel and accommodation with an approx. value of £1,900
Destination of visit: Switzerland (Zurich, Bern, Lausanne, Geneva)
Dates of visit: 3-7 April 2017
Purpose of visit: As part of the British-Swiss APPG, participation in a study trip to Switzerland (Swiss-EU relations, Swiss financial centre, Science and Innovation, International Geneva).
(Registered 26 April 2017)
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