Gareth Thomas

Party Chair, Co-operative Party

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Harrow West Labour/Co-operative

Gareth Thomas’s voting in Parliament

Gareth Thomas is a Labour/Co-operative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour/Co-operative MPs.

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2017

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Labour/Co-operative MP for Harrow West

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

Party was Labour until 30 Mar 2015

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Topics of interest

Gareth Thomas campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Health
  • Cabinet Office
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Third Sector
  • Consultants
  • EU Law
  • Procurement
  • Departmental Responsibilities

Currently held offices

  • Party Chair, Co-operative Party (since 1 Jul 2000)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (9 Oct 2016 to 15 Jun 2017)
  • Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (7 Oct 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) (7 Oct 2011 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Shadow Minister (International Development) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Minister of State (Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform) (Trade, Investment and Consumer Affairs) (also Department for International Development) (5 Oct 2008 to 5 Jun 2009)
  • The Minister of State, Department for International Development (5 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary(Department for International Development) (Trade Policy) (also Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform) (2 Jul 2007 to 5 Oct 2008)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform) (Trade and Consumer Affairs) (also Department for International Development) (2 Jul 2007 to 5 Oct 2008)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development (13 Jun 2003 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (12 Nov 1997 to 25 Nov 1999)

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  • Has spoken in 18 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Gareth Thomas’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 126 written questions in the last year — well above 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 81.40% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 6 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 119 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Gareth Thomas’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 776 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Nov 2017.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Best for Britain
Address of donor: 11 Manchester Square, London W1U 3PW

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: company, registration 10436078

(Registered 07 July 2017)
Name of donor: Community Union
Address of donor: 465 Caledonian Road, London N7 9GX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)
Name of donor: Communication Workers Union
Address of donor: 150, the Broadway, Wimbledon, London SW19 1RX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)
Name of donor: GMB
Address of donor: 22 Stephenson Way, Kings Cross, London NW1 2HD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)
Name of donor: Unite
Address of donor: 128 Theobald's Road, Holborn, London WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)
Name of donor: More United
Address of donor: 49 Knatchbull Road, London SE5 9QR

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: company, registration 10285790

(Registered 07 July 2017)
Name of donor: Sue Thomas
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 07 July 2017)
Name of donor: USDAW
Address of donor: 188 Wilmslow Road, Manchester M14 6LJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in Harrow: (i) and (ii). (Registered 27 June 2014)

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