Steve Pound

Shadow Minister (Northern Ireland)

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.

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  • 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: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Finance (No. 2) Bill: IPT: Standard Rate 25 Apr 2017

    I am so sorry to interrupt the hon. Lady, but I speak on behalf of the 4th Perivale scout group, which is most concerned about the impact that insurance premium tax increases are having on not just scout groups but other charities. Has she considered this matter since my hon. Friend the Member for Bootle (Peter Dowd) raised it, and does she have any good news if not for the whole charity...

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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)

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  • Has spoken in 43 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Steve Pound’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 6 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 65.74% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below 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.
  • 122 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Steve Pound’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 376 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Apr 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)
13 July 2016, payment of £150 for event on 16 June 2016. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 14 July 2016)
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)
28 April 2016, payment of £105 from the University of Missouri Curators, Treasurers Office, 1000 W Nifong Bldg 7, STE 300, Columbia MO 65211, USA, for giving a lecture on the overview of Parliament on 31 May 2016. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 02 June 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan)
Address of donor: c/o Taipei Representative Office in the UK, 50 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0EB

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, internal travel, accommodation and hospitality; approx. value £2,920

Destination of visit: Taipei

Date of visit: 19-22 May 2016

Purpose of visit: British-Taiwanese APPG delegation at the invitation of the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to attend the inauguration of the new President Tsai Ing-Wen.

(Registered 02 June 2016)
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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