Gordon Marsden

Shadow Minister (Education)

Labour MP for Blackpool South

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Gordon Marsden’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 5 Feb 2019

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Medical Examinations 15 Feb 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment has been carried out into (a) the experience that health care professionals carrying out assessments for personal independence payment have of the medical conditions of claimants and (b) other aspects of the suitability of those professionals.
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Neurology 14 Feb 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what discussions (a) she, (b) Ministers and (c) officials of her Department have had with charities and third sector bodies on the overall competence and expertise of health care professionals who assess people with neurological conditions for (i) personal independence payment and (ii) employment and support allowance.
  • Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Funding: Young Carers Support 12 Feb 2019

    It is a great pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Owen. I echo the sentiments already expressed in both interventions and speeches, including the excellent speech by my hon. Friend the Member for Sheffield Central (Paul Blomfield). If I may say so, responsibility for the questions he posed to the Minister does not sit only in the Department for Education but across Government. If...

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Labour MP for Blackpool South

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

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Topics of interest

Gordon Marsden campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Education
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Transport
  • Department for Transport
  • Students: Loans
  • Apprentices
  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 4 Feb 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys. All fees are paid direct to local charities:
26 January 2018, payment of £100. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 30 July 2018)
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)
4. Visits outside the UK
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)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Family residential property in Greater Manchester: (i).

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