A selection of Stephen Timms's votes
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Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 10 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2007–2016
Consistently voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 16 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2014
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013
Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
0 votes for, 12 votes against, between 2013–2016
We have lots more plain English analysis of Stephen Timms’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Stephen Timms’s full vote analysis page for more.
To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 24 April 2017 to Question 71092, on PAYE, what proportion of BACS payments are checked using the BACS hash against the payment received in the individual's bank account.
To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 24 November 2016 to Question 53970, on PAYE, when HM Revenue and Customs plans to publish its post-implementation review of Real Time Information.
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what standards her Department sets for university counselling services.
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Former Labour MP for East Ham
Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1994 — unknown
Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election
Also represented Newham North East
Topics of interest
Stephen Timms campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Work and Pensions
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Department for Education
- HM Treasury
- Universal Credit
- Work Programme
- Social Security Benefits
- Employment and Support Allowance
- Employment Schemes
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Committee on Exiting the European Union (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Education Committee (1 Feb 2016 to 31 Oct 2016)
- Member, Education, Skills and the Economy Sub-Committee (1 Feb 2016 to 31 Oct 2016)
- Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (8 Oct 2010 to 18 Sep 2015)
- Shadow Financial Secretary (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
- Shadow Minister (Digital Britain) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Digital Britain) (also HM Treasury) (6 Aug 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) (12 Jan 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Financial Secretary (HM Treasury) (also in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (5 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)
- Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions) (Employment and Welfare Reform) (25 Jan 2008 to 5 Oct 2008)
- Minister of State (Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform) (Competitiveness) (2 Jul 2007 to 25 Jan 2008)
- The Chief Secretary to the Treasury (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions (10 May 2005 to 5 May 2006)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (18 Oct 2004 to 12 Jul 2005)
- The Financial Secretary to the Treasury (30 Sep 2004 to 10 May 2005)
- Minister of State (e-Commerce & Competitiveness) (29 May 2002 to 9 Sep 2004)
- Minister of State (Education and Skills) (Schools) (11 Jun 2001 to 28 May 2002)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (3 Nov 1999 to 11 May 2001)
- The Financial Secretary to the Treasury (29 Jul 1999 to 7 Jun 2001)
- Minister of State (Department of Social Security) (1 Jan 1999 to 29 Jul 1999)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Social Security) (28 Jul 1998 to 30 Dec 1998)
- Member, Treasury Committee (15 Jan 1996 to 21 Mar 1997)
- Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (27 Jun 1994 to 21 Mar 1997)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 79 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Stephen Timms’s speeches
- Has received answers to 475 written questions in the last year — well above 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 72.81% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 23 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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.
- 138 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1234 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 2 May 2017.
Name of donor: ABP
(London) Investment Ltd
Address of donor: 4th Floor, East Wing, Building 1000, Dockside Rd, London E16 2QY
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation with a total value of £4,947
Destination of visit: Beijing
Date of visit: 18-19 June 2016
Purpose of visit: to participate in a seminar on "Headquarters Economy".
(Registered 13 July 2016
Name of donor: Rolls-Royce Plc
Address of donor: 62 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6AT
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): £213 contribution towards accommodation. All other costs were met by a non-registrable source.
Destination of visit: Berlin, Brandenburg
Dates of visit: 17–20 September 2016
Purpose of visit: British-German APPG
visit to the German Parliament, Chancellery, Ministries, Rolls-Royce aero-engine factory and to meet with German businesses and parliamentarians to discuss the EU Referendum
’s future impact.
(Registered 01 November 2016
Name of donor: Follow Me TV
Address of donor: TC
11/769, Pattom PO
, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695004, India
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): for myself and my wife, flights, accommodation, meals and road transport with a total value of £3,600
Destination of visit: Kerala, India
Dates of visit: 3-8 January 2017
Purpose of visit: to attend celebration of first satellite broadcasts by Catholic church's Malayalee language station.
(Registered 20 January 2017)
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