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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Steve Pound has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Points of Order: Drugs Policy 18 Jul 2017

    My hon. Friend is making an informed statement. Does he agree that cannabis sativa and cannabis indica are totally different from the skunk that we have discussed? The experience in the western United States is that one can have a perfectly civilised purchasing system for cannabis sativa and cannabis indica. May I possibly appeal to the more avaricious elements on the Government Benches, as...
  • Points of Order: Drugs Policy 18 Jul 2017

    The hon. Gentleman is noted for his candour on this subject and the House respects him for it. Until 1968 we ran what was widely known throughout the world as the British system: GPs prescribed diamorphine hydrochloride and cocaine hydrochloride. We had nothing like the number of deaths today because of the purity of the product. Now the cause of death is impurity and differentiated supplies....
  • Anglo-Polish Relations — [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] 18 Jul 2017

    The hon. Gentleman is making an extremely important point. It seems that the links between Poland and this country, which were forged in blood—those links of fraternity and shared struggle—are so powerful that they can never be broken. Was he in the House when his hon. Friend, the hon. Member for West Dunbartonshire (Martin Docherty-Hughes), spoke about the Clydebank blitz, when...

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Profile

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)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 37 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Steve Pound’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 5 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 88.89% 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.
  • 123 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Steve Pound’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 380 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 31 Jul 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Drew University, 99 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LA:
5 November 2016, received £1,080 for a series of seminar sessions in my role as political co-ordinator for the autumn semester. Hours: 15 hours. (Registered 15 November 2016)
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)
24 October 2016, payment of £150 for an event on 20 October 2016. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 15 November 2016)
4 January 2017, payment of £150 for an event on 24 November 2016. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 05 January 2017)
4 January 2017, payment of £150 for an event on 29 November 2016. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 05 January 2017)
8 February 2017, payment of £150 received for an event on 17 January 2017. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 09 February 2017)
15 March 2017, received £150 for an event on 21 February 2017. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 16 March 2017)
15 March 2017, received £150 for an event on 23 February 2017. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 16 March 2017)
3 April 2017, payment of £150 for an event on 7 March 2017. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 05 April 2017)
3 April 2017, payment of £150 for an event on 21 March 2017. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 05 April 2017)
18 July 2017, payment of £150 for an event on 29 June 2017. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 26 July 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: The Belvedere Polish-British Forum
Address of donor: c/o British Embassy Warsaw, ul. Kawalerii 12,00 – 468 Warsaw, Poland

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights, internal travel, accommodation and hospitality; approx. value £330

Destination of visit: Warsaw

Dates of visit: 8-9 March 2017

Purpose of visit: to promote Anglo/Polish relations, attended by senior Ministers from both Parliaments.

(Registered 23 March 2017)
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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