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Stephen Timms

Former Labour MP for East Ham

@stephenctimms https://facebook.com/stephenctimms

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A selection of Stephen Timms's votes

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Recent appearances

  • Intelligence and Security Committee Report on Russia 5 Nov 2019

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  • Intelligence and Security Committee Report on Russia 5 Nov 2019

    Thank you, Mr Speaker, and many congratulations to you. The Committee Chair reminds us that if the Prime Minister is unable to respond within 10 days he is required to provide an explanation for that failure. He has not provided an explanation, which, we understand, is unprecedented. Why has the Prime Minister not complied with the requirement placed upon him?
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Health: Screening 4 Nov 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Written Statement of 16 October 2019, Publication of Professor Sir Mike Richards’ Review of National Adult Screening Programmes, HCWS 11, when his Department plans to publish the implementation plan relating to Professor Sir Mike Richards’ Review of National Adult Screening Programmes.

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Profile

Former Labour MP for East Ham

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1994 — unknown

Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election

Also represented Newham North East

Social Media

Expenses

Topics of interest

Stephen Timms campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Work and Pensions
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department for Education
  • Home Office
  • 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 (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • 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)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 67 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Stephen Timms’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 303 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 83.59% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
  • 126 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1322 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: London City Airport
Address of donor: Royal Docks, London E16 2PB

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation and evening meal, value £410

Destination of visit: Vilnius, Lithuania

Dates of visit: 7-8 May 2019

Purpose of visit: To mark inauguration of Lot Airlines regular flight from London City to Vilnius.

(Registered 30 May 2019)
Name of donor: (1) Hajj Baba Ltd; (2) National Assembly of Pakistan
Address of donor: (1) 41 Alexandra Road, Hounslow TW3 4HW; (2) Parliament House, Constitution Avenue, D-Chowk Red Zone, Islamabad, Pakistan

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) Flights with a value of £1,800; (2) accommodation with a value of £700

Destination of visit: Pakistan

Dates of visit: 25-29 August 2019

Purpose of visit: Discussions with Ministers and Parliamentarians, including of recent developments in Indian-administered Kashmir.

(Registered 07 October 2019)
8. Miscellaneous
Trustee, East Thirteen Christian Trust. (Registered 10 May 2018)
Chair of Trustees, Traidcraft Foundation. (Registered 10 May 2018)
Trustee, Parliamentary Christian Trust. (Registered 10 May 2018)
From 11 February 2016, member of the Council of St Paul's Cathedral. (Registered 01 August 2018)

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