Geoffrey Robinson

MP, Coventry North West

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Coventry North West Labour

Geoffrey Robinson’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Geoffrey Robinson sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Geoffrey Robinson almost always voted against new high speed rail infrastructure, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Geoffrey Robinson generally voted for a transparent Parliament, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Last updated: 23 May 2018

Recent appearances

  • GKN 24 Apr 2018

    Is the Secretary of State aware that short selling has been the decisive factor in this, and that that is a matter of great concern throughout the House? Also, he has rightly been concerned about the reputation of Melrose Industries plc for taking short-term measures. It cuts, closes and sells on at a profit. That is its reputation and, as far as I am aware, that is what it has invariably...
  • PRAYERS - [Mr Speaker in the Chair] : Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Bill — [Mr Speaker in the Chair] 23 Feb 2018

    I do not much like self-congratulation, and moments when the House gets self-congratulatory can be embarrassing, but on this occasion I am delighted to say that we have seen the House at its best. I say that because we have had a debate where not only have high standards of rational argument been deployed, but deep emotions—we all feel them—have not been kept from us. That unique...
  • PRAYERS - [Mr Speaker in the Chair] : Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Bill — [Mr Speaker in the Chair] 23 Feb 2018

    It is a great pleasure to see the Minister in her place. I was very pleased that yesterday afternoon she put out an official statement of support from the Government. They will be supporting the Bill, not just on Second Reading but through all its stages. That is very welcome and I appreciate that very much. I am also very pleased with the support—I had no doubts at any stage—of...

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Labour MP for Coventry North West

Entered the House of Commons on 4 March 1976 — unknown

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Topics of interest

Geoffrey Robinson campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Transport
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Education
  • Taxis
  • English Language: Education
  • Disciplinary Investigations
  • Accident and Emergency Departments
  • Crime

Other offices held in the past

  • Paymaster General (HM Treasury) (3 May 1997 to 20 Dec 1998)
  • Member, Trade & Industry Committee (9 Jun 1983 to 6 Feb 1984)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry) (1 Jun 1983 to 1 Jun 1987)
  • Shadow Spokerperson (Science) (1 Jun 1982 to 1 Jun 1983)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Geoffrey Robinson’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 65.78% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 3 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 488 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 4 Jun 2018.

8. Miscellaneous
New Statesman Limited (unremunerated chairman). Duties in addition to those of chairman include advising magazine about its outward facing activities. Address: John Carpenter House, 7 Carmelite Street, London EC4Y OAN. (Updated 28 January 2015)
Unremunerated director of The National Mathematics and Science College Ltd (previously Warwick International College) (see category 7 above). (Registered 15 October 2015; updated 20 April 2017.)
From July 2015, unremunerated business adviser to the Coventry and Warwickshire Growth Hub, a subsidiary of the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership. (Registered 16 May 2016)

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