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Gisela Stuart

Former Labour MP for Birmingham, Edgbaston


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A selection of Gisela Stuart's votes

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Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 20 Apr 2017

    Mr Speaker, I thank you and the Leader of the House for making it clear that we will remember Jo Cox at the earliest possible opportunity. We all wish that she could be on the campaign trail with us. I will be on the campaign trail but will not be returning to the House, so I thank you, Mr Speaker, and everyone here for the 20 years that I have been privileged to represent Birmingham,...
  • Syria and North Korea 18 Apr 2017

    Hannah Bladon was a student at Birmingham University, and our thoughts and prayers are with her, her family and her friends. As a result of her having been stabbed to death in Jerusalem, has the Foreign Office changed any of its travel advice?
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: NHS: West Midlands 4 Apr 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to NHS England's Delivering the Forward View: NHS Planning Guidance 2016-17 to 2020-21, whether additional funding will be made available to the Birmingham and Solihull Sustainability and Transformation Plan from April 2017.

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Former Labour MP for Birmingham, Edgbaston

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

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

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Topics of interest

Gisela Stuart campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Health
  • Work and Pensions
  • Treasury
  • Defence
  • Home Department
  • Transplants
  • Financial Assistance Scheme
  • Royal Mint
  • Khat
  • Armed Forces: Hearing Impairment

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (9 Sep 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Administration Committee (20 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (13 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Privacy and Injunctions (Joint Committee) (14 Jul 2011 to 12 Mar 2012)
  • Member, Defence Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Accommodation and works Committee (13 Jun 2006 to 18 Jul 2006)
  • Member, Conventions (Joint Committee) (17 May 2006 to 31 Oct 2006)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 6 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health) (29 Jul 1999 to 7 Jun 2001)
  • Member, Social Security Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 9 Nov 1998)

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  • Has spoken in 26 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Gisela Stuart’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 12 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 65.52% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 87 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 470 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Editor of The House Magazine (Dods Parliamentary), 21 Dartmouth Street, London SW1H 9BP. Paid £2,200 per month until further notice. Hours 16 hrs per month. (Updated 7 and 8 July 2015)
Speaking at seminars for Cumberlege Connections. Address: Cumberlege Connections, Snells Cottage, The Green, Newick, Lewes BN8 4LA.
8 July 2016, payment of £400 for leadership training. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 11 July 2016)
19 January 2017, payment of £350 for leadership training. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 20 January 2017)
27 April 2017, received £350 for leadership training. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 02 May 2017)
Payments from the BBC, Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA:
26 July 2016, received £150 for an appearance on 'Any Questions'. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 27 July 2016)
29 July 2016, received £200 from the Daily Telegraph, Telegraph Media Group, 111 Buckingham Palace Rd, London SW1W 0DT, for an article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 08 August 2016)
28 July 2016, received £500 from Intelligence Squared Ltd, 45 Notting Hill Gate, London W11 3LQ, for taking part in a debate. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 30 August 2016)
9 November 2016, received £870 from Allianz Kulturstiftung, Pariser Platz, D 10117 Berlin for participating in a debate. Flights also paid for. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 14 November 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Address of donor: Astana 010000, Kazakhstan

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Total value of £3,850, comprising flights £2,000, accommodation £1,500, transport and hospitality £350

Destination of visit: Astana

Dates of visit: 4–8 October 2016

Purpose of visit: as part of the APPG on Kazakhstan, meetings with Senate, Parliament, Prime Minister, Education Minister, Human Rights Commissioner and Sovereign Wealth Fund managers to discuss bilateral relationships.

(Registered 18 October 2016)
7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000
Until 15 June 2016, Vestra Wealth LLP; a private wealth management company. This interest achieved registrable value on 25 January 2016. (Registered 27 January 2016; updated 20 June 2016)
8. Miscellaneous
Unremunerated trustee of Reading Force, a charity which supports service families. (Registered 02 June 2014)
From 13 March 2016 until 7 July 2016, unremunerated Chair of the Board of Vote Leave, Westminster Tower, 3 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7SP; a company set up to campaign in the referendum on EU membership for a Leave vote. (Registered 16 May 2016; updated 5 July 2016)
From April 2016, an unremunerated director of Living and Dying Well. (Registered 18 July 2016)

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