A selection of Austin Mitchell’s votes
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Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
3 votes for, 1 vote against, 6 absences, between 1999–2012.
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
6 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2012.
Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
7 votes for, 16 votes against, 45 absences, between 2007–2014.
Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 4 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2013.
Absences for this policy may be affected COVID-19 restrictions.
Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
2 votes for, 15 votes against, 5 absences, between 2008–2013.
Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010.
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This is a difficult and somewhat moving moment in which to give a final speech in Parliament, made impossible by the need to compress 38 years of thoughts into five minutes of gabble. I realised that it was time for me to go when I found that, although I was still able to ask smart questions in the Public Accounts Committee, I was totally unable to hear the answers. That made it difficult to...
To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if he will take steps to create more affordable housing in London.
Unfortunately, I forgot to mention the Yorkshire Post, which is Yorkshire’s national newspaper, so I would like the Minister to include it in his roll of honour.
More of Austin Mitchell’s recent appearances
Former Labour MP for Great Grimsby
Entered the House of Commons on 28 April 1977 — unknown
Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — General election
Also represented Grimsby
Topics of interest
- Communities and Local Government
- Deputy Prime Minister
- Home Department
- Non-Domestic Rates: Ports
- Council Housing
- Social Housing
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Public Accounts Commission (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Yorkshire and the Humber Regional Select Committee (29 Oct 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee ( 5 Dec 2005 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (19 Jul 2001 to 12 Jul 2005)
- Member, Agriculture Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 11 May 2001)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry) ( 1 Jul 1988 to 1 Jul 1989)
- Member, Treasury & Civil Service Sub-Committee ( 1 Jan 1987 to 15 May 1987)
- Chair, Treasury & Civil Service Sub-Committee ( 9 Jun 1983 to 1 Jan 1987)
- Member, Treasury & Civil Service Sub-Committee ( 1 Mar 1982 to 9 Jun 1983)
- Member, Treasury & Civil Service Committee ( 5 Feb 1982 to 15 May 1987)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) ( 1 Jul 1979 to 1 Jul 1985)
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Future MPs in this constituency
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