Fabian Hamilton

Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)

Labour MP for Leeds North East

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Fabian Hamilton’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Fabian Hamilton sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Fabian Hamilton generally voted against the Iraq war, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Fabian Hamilton generally voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Last updated: 9 Apr 2019

Recent appearances

  • Yemen Peace Process 23 May 2019

    First, I welcome my opposite number, the Minister, to his place. He has big shoes to fill but I know he will do it effectively and efficiently. I thank my right hon. Friend—my good friend; my dear friend— the Member for Leicester East (Keith Vaz) for bringing this debate to the House today. He is a fine, fearless and forthright advocate for Yemen. For as long as I have known him, he has...
  • Yemen Peace Process 23 May 2019

    I welcome the hon. Gentleman’s intervention, and I hope I have not suggested for one minute that there is a simple solution to this conflict and it is simply a matter of stopping UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the whole thing stops, although I would recommend that, if the hon. Gentleman has not seen it, he watches that “Dispatches” documentary because there is certainly a hint in...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Iranian Military Action: Deterrence 20 May 2019

    Last week, the British deputy commander of Operation Inherent Resolve stated that “there has been no increased threat from Iranian-backed forces in Iraq and Syria.” He was then rebuked by US Central Command. The Foreign Secretary later went on to declare that the UK and the US share “the same assessment of the heightened threat posed by Iran”, and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office...

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Labour MP for Leeds North East

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

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Fabian Hamilton campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Defence
  • Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Departmental Pay
  • Data Protection
  • Aviation
  • RAF Menwith Hill
  • Telephone Services

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (since 10 Oct 2016)
  • Shadow Minister (Defence) (since 10 Oct 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (7 Jan 2016 to 4 Jul 2016)
  • Member, International Development Sub-Committee on the Work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (1 Oct 2015 to 27 Jan 2016)
  • Chair, International Development Sub-Committee on the Work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (14 Jul 2015 to 1 Oct 2015)
  • Member, International Development Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 8 Feb 2016)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (25 Jun 2015 to 11 Jan 2016)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (24 Jun 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, International Development Committee (4 Feb 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (30 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Political and Constitutional Reform Committee (8 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (10 Mar 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Administration Committee (28 Jul 1997 to 11 May 2001)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 3 Jun 2019.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Crystal Fund
Address of donor: 5 Marjanishivili Street, Tbilisi 0102, Georgia

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, local travel, interpreting and food, with a total value of £3,142.68

Destination of visit: Tbilisi and South Ossetia

Dates of visit: 27 - 29 September 2018

Purpose of visit: In my role as Shadow Minister for Peace and Disarmament to discuss the ‘frozen conflicts’ in South Ossetia and Abkhazia with Members of Parliament, Government Ministers and Civil Society organisations; to meet refugees; and to visit the border with South Ossetia.

(Registered 08 October 2018)
Name of donor: Lebanese Parliament
Address of donor: Beirut, Down Town, Nejmeh Square, Lebanon

Estimate of probable value, or amount of any donation: Flights costing £273; accommodation, food and transport in Lebanon costing £397.45; £670.45 in total

Destination of visit: Lebanon

Dates of visit: 7 - 10 November 2018

Purpose of visit: Fact-finding visit organised by All Party Parliamentary Group for Lebanon.

(Registered 07 December 2018)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my spouse, Rosemary Hamilton, as a part time caseworker. (Registered 30 January 2017)

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