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Gordon Marsden generally voted for university tuition fees, while most Labour MPs generally voted against.
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To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many universities issued Certificates of Higher Education in each of the last six years.
Further to that point of order, Mr Bailey. May I associate myself with the Minister’s thanks to you and Ms Dorries? You have chaired fairly and lightly. I also thank your team—particularly the Public Bill Clerks, to whom the Opposition are always indebted, given that we do not have the Government’s resources. May I thank my own superb team for everything that they have done?...
I thank the Minister for that explanation, in particular on subsection (2), which I had circled and was going to ask him about. He has now answered the question, so we have no problems with the clause. Indeed, it is very important, at a time when the Government continue to embark on devolution initiatives in this area, that a national database should be maintained. The only observation that I...
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Labour MP for Blackpool South
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Topics of interest
- Innovation and Skills
- Department for Business
- Innovation and Skills
- Work and Pensions
- Department for Transport
- Students: Loans
- Regional Growth Fund
- Vocational Training
- Apprentices: Taxation
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (since 11 Oct 2016)
- Shadow Minister (Education) (since 18 Sep 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (18 Sep 2015 to 11 Oct 2016)
- Shadow Minister (Transport) (7 Oct 2013 to 18 Sep 2015)
- Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (26 Oct 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (12 May 2010 to 7 Oct 2013)
- Member, Commons Science and Technology Committee (1 Oct 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Innovation, Universities and Skills Committee (9 Nov 2007 to 30 Sep 2009)
- PPS (Mr Michael Wills, Minister of State), Ministry of Justice (28 Jun 2007 to 7 Feb 2008)
- Member, Education & Skills Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 8 Nov 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon Tessa Jowell, Secretary of State), Department for Culture, Media & Sport (13 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (31 Jan 2002 to 5 May 2005)
- Member, Education Sub-committee (10 Nov 1998 to 11 May 2001)
- Member, Education & Employment Committee (9 Nov 1998 to 11 May 2001)
- Member, Deregulation Committee (29 Jul 1997 to 16 Apr 1999)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 21 Nov 2016.
Name of donor: EAS
Address of donor: Lasnamae 2 ,11412, Tallinn, Estonia
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): accommodation, food and receptions; £450
Destination of visit: Tallinn, Estonia
Date of visit: 9-11 July 2015
Purpose of visit: at the invitation of Estonia's Friends International, participating in international discussions about cyber-security, cultural and topical issues affecting Estonia and digital economic development.
(Registered 25 January 2016
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
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