Gareth Thomas

Shadow Minister (International Trade)

Labour/Co-operative MP for Harrow West

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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.

However, Gareth Thomas sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Gareth Thomas voted for greater regulation of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) to extract shale gas, while most Labour/Co-operative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Gareth Thomas’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Gareth Thomas’s full vote analysis page for more.

Gareth Thomas has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

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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
  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Third Sector
  • Consultants
  • EU Law
  • Procurement
  • Departmental Responsibilities

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (International Trade) (since 10 Apr 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, International Trade Committee (2 Mar 2020 to 8 Jun 2020)
  • Member, International Trade Committee (8 May 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • 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)
  • Party Chair, Co-operative Party (1 Jul 2000 to 8 Jun 2019)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (12 Nov 1997 to 25 Nov 1999)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Jul 2020.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: GMB
Address of donor: John Cope House, 152 Brent Street, Hendon, London NW4 2DP

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

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: CWU
Address of donor: 150 The Broadway, Wimbledon SW19 1RX

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

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: Community Union
Address of donor: 465c Caledonian Road, London N7 9GX

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

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: USDAW
Address of donor: 188 Wilmslow Road, Manchester M14 6LJ

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

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 10 January 2020)
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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