Gordon Marsden’s voting in Parliament
Gordon Marsden is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Gordon Marsden’s votes.
Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
3 votes for, 5 votes against, 6 absences, between 2003–2016
Voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 6 absences, between 2007–2016
Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 44 votes against, 8 absences, between 2014–2016
Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
3 votes for, 17 votes against, 6 absences, between 2010–2015
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 6 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016
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Last updated: 12 Sep 2018
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what data his Department holds on the number of teachers on the (a) main, (b) upper, and (c) leadership pay scales at school level.
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to support the 17 universities with a decline in student numbers of more than 10 per cent since 2012.
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to protect students at universities on the brink of bankruptcy.
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Labour MP for Blackpool South
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Topics of interest
Gordon Marsden campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department for Education
- Innovation and Skills
- Department for Business
- Innovation and Skills
- Department for Transport
- Students: Loans
- Regional Growth Fund
- Apprentices: Taxation
- Vocational Training
Currently held offices
- 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 29 Oct 2018.
1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys. All fees are paid direct to local charities:
16 April 2018
, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 30 July 2018)
22 May 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 30 July 2018)
23 July 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 30 July 2018)
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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