Fabian Hamilton

Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)

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Leeds North East Labour

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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Fabian Hamilton has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 12 Sep 2017

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Leaving the EU: Defence Co-operation 23 Oct 2017

    I am sure that the Secretary of State agrees that our defence industry needs certainty and stability from the Government so that it can plan its operations appropriately, but the Opposition believe that the Government’s dogged insistence on dragging us out of the customs union and the single market during the transition period is having the opposite effect. Is it not time that we put...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Libya 17 Oct 2017

    When challenged about his recent “clear the dead bodies” remarks, the Foreign Secretary said that his only critics were those with “no knowledge or understanding of Libya.” Can he therefore respond to Guma el-Gamaty, the head of the Libyan Taghyeer party, who said: “Libyans fought and died fighting Islamic State in Sirte…Many remain where they fell…It...
  • Iran: Human Rights — [Ms Karen Buck in the Chair] 11 Oct 2017

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairship, Ms Buck. We have had a number of debates on this important issue and I congratulate the right hon. Member for Chipping Barnet (Theresa Villiers) on securing and introducing this one. It is another opportunity to ensure that the abuses of human rights in general and of the human rights of our own citizens—the dual nationals in...

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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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Topics of interest

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

  • Defence
  • Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Departmental Pay
  • Aviation
  • Data Protection
  • 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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  • Has spoken in 21 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Fabian Hamilton’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below 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 88.10% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 124 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Nov 2017.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: HM Government of Gibraltar
Address of donor: Gibraltar House, 150 Strand, London WC2R 1JA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and accommodation with a value of £900

Destination of visit: Gibraltar

Dates of visit: 9-11 September 2017

Purpose of visit: To attend the 50th Anniversary of Gibraltar Day.

(Registered 19 September 2017)
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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