Steve Pound

Shadow Minister (Northern Ireland)

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Ealing North Labour

Steve Pound’s voting in Parliament

Steve Pound is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Steve Pound sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Steve Pound generally voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: South China Sea 22 Oct 2018

    It must be remarkably tempting as Secretary of State for Defence to look at the map and long for the days when a gunboat or two could be sent. Sadly, the days when the white ensign—the white ensign!—flew unchallenged are gone. Will the Secretary of State accept the fact that our friends and allies in Taiwan greatly value British maritime presence in those waters? Has he considered...

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Labour MP for Ealing North

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

Steve Pound campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Department
  • Defence
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Transport
  • Local Government and the Regions
  • Deputy Prime Minister
  • RAF Northolt
  • Forensic Science Service
  • Prison Service
  • HMS Caroline
  • Deportation: Convictions

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Northern Ireland) (since 22 Nov 2010)

Other offices held in the past

  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (6 May 2010 to 21 Nov 2010)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Stephen Timms, Financial Secretary), HM Treasury (16 Oct 2008 to 16 Jan 2009)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Stephen Timms, Minister of State), Department for Work and Pensions (29 Jan 2008 to 16 Oct 2008)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (26 Nov 2007 to 2 Nov 2010)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Stephen Timms, Minister of State), Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform (28 Jun 2007 to 29 Jan 2008)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Hazel Blears, Minister without Portfolio), Cabinet Office (27 Jun 2006 to 15 Mar 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Hazel Blears, Minister without Portfolio), Minister without Portfolio and Party Chair (8 May 2006 to 27 Jun 2006)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Hazel Blears, Minister of State), Home Office (10 Nov 2005 to 8 May 2006)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (17 Nov 2003 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (14 Jun 1999 to 6 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Broadcasting Committee (1 Jun 1997 to 1 Aug 2001)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 49 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Steve Pound’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 2 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 80.66% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 7 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 108 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Steve Pound’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 411 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 15 Oct 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Drew University, 99 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LA:
25 September 2017, received £1,120 for a series of seminars, acting as a political co-ordinator for the autumn semester. Hours: 16 hrs. (Registered 04 October 2017)
Payments from DODS Group plc, Level 11, The Shard, 32 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9SG, for speaking at Westminster Explained events. All payments donated to charity. (Registered 15 May 2015; updated 16 March 2017)
2 October 2017, received £150 for an event on 18 July 2017. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 04 October 2017)
6 November 2017, payment of £300 for two events on 18 and 19 October 2017. Hours: 4 hrs in total. (Registered 07 November 2017)
30 November 2017, payment of £150 for an event on 1 November 2017. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 07 December 2017)
10 January 2018, payment of £150 received for an event on 24 November 2017. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 17 January 2018)
1 February 2018, payment of £150 for an event on 29 January 2018. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 14 February 2018)
3 April 2018, payment of £150 for an event on 19 March 2018. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 11 April 2018)
8 August 2018, payment of £300 for two events. Hours: 4 hrs in total. (Registered 09 August 2018)
28 August 2018, received £300 for two sessions on 28 June and 5 July 2018. Hours: 4 hrs in total. (Registered 29 August 2018)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Maggie Pound, as part-time constituency Caseworker. (Updated 21 May 2015)

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