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Hilary Benn’s voting in Parliament

Hilary Benn is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

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Last updated: 12 Oct 2020. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.

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Recent appearances

  • Achieving Economic Growth 18 May 2022

    This morning, the Foreign Secretary said: “We are in a very, very difficult economic situation”. We all recognise that that is true. Although there are some things that no Government can control, I encourage Ministers to reflect a little more on some of the difficulties that they have brought upon themselves and British business. In his speech, the Chief Secretary to the Treasury somehow...
  • Achieving Economic Growth 18 May 2022

    I can only report what I was told by the farmer on Monday. He has relied over the years on workers who have come from eastern Europe, and he says, “They’re just not coming in the same numbers, and that’s why I can’t pick my crops.” That is the point I am making.
  • Achieving Economic Growth 18 May 2022

    Undoubtedly, disentangling the impact of the pandemic and other factors is continuing work; the Office for National Statistics makes that point when it publishes the statistics. However, there is no doubt at all that the change in the visa regime being operated by the Home Office now is having an impact on British farmers, and that was the point I was trying to make. I long for the day when...

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Labour MP for Leeds Central

Entered the House of Commons on 10 June 1999 — Byelection

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Topics of interest

Hilary Benn campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Communities and Local Government
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Home Office
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Written Questions: Government Responses
  • Written Questions
  • Immigration: EU Nationals
  • Building Safety Fund
  • Yemen: Military Intervention

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (20 May 2020 to 15 Jan 2021)
  • Chair, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union (27 Jan 2020 to 16 Jan 2021)
  • Chair, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union (27 Jan 2020 to 16 Jan 2021)
  • Chair, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union (27 Jan 2020 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union (27 Jan 2020 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Liaison Committee Sub-committee on the effectiveness and influence of the select committee system (13 Feb 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (6 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union (12 Jul 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union (12 Jul 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union (12 Jul 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (19 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union (19 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union (19 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union (19 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow Foreign Secretary (8 May 2015 to 26 Jun 2016)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (7 Oct 2011 to 8 May 2015)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (26 Jan 2011 to 7 Dec 2011)
  • Shadow Leader of the House of Commons (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (28 Jun 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • The Secretary of State for International Development (6 Oct 2003 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • The Minister of State, Department for International Development (13 May 2003 to 6 Oct 2003)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office) (Minister for Prisons and Probation) (29 May 2002 to 13 May 2003)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development (11 Jun 2001 to 28 May 2002)
  • Member, Environment, Transport & Regional Affairs Committee (6 Dec 1999 to 1 Jun 2001)
  • Member, Environment Sub-committee (6 Dec 1999 to 1 Jun 2001)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2022.

1. Employment and earnings
1 July 2021, received £200 from the BBC, Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA, for participation as a panel member for Any Questions on 11 June 2021. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 01 July 2021)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Best for Britain Ltd
Address of donor: International House, 24 Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2BN

Amount of donation, or nature and value of donation in kind: secretariat, research, transcription and communication services provided to the members of the UK Trade and Business Commission of which I am co-convener, to an estimated value of £66,646.55 for the period April to December 2021.

Date received: 15 April 2021 to 31 December 2021

Date accepted: 15 April 2021

Donor status: company, registration 10436078

(Registered 22 April 2021; updated 18 June 2021)
Name of donor: Best for Britain Ltd
Address of donor: International House, 24 Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2BN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: secretariat, research, transcription and communication services provided to the members of the UK Trade and Business Commission of which I am co-convener, to an estimated value of £18,750.03 for the period January to March 2022.

Date received: 1 January to 31 March 2022

Date accepted: 1 January 2022

Donor status: company, registration 10436078

(Registered 04 January 2022)
Name of donor: Best for Britain Ltd
Address of donor: International House, 24 Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2BN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: A visit by the UK Trade and Business Commission, of which I am co-convener, to meet businesses in Northern Ireland and to hold an evidence session broadcast on social media, including transport and accommodation for secretariat staff and attendees, secretariat services, and expert advice, total estimated value £3,551.36

Date received: 3 March 2022

Date accepted: 3 March 2022

Donor status: company, registration 10436078

(Registered 23 March 2022)
Name of donor: Best for Britain Ltd
Address of donor: International House, 24 Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2BN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: secretariat, research, transcription and communication services provided to the members of the UK Trade and Business Commission of which I am co-convener, to an estimated value of £18,750.03 for the period April to June 2022.

Date received: 1 April 2022 to 30 June 2022

Date accepted: 1 April 2022

Donor status: company, registration 10436078

(Registered 01 April 2022)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Part-owner of house and small nature reserve in Essex: (i). (Updated 24 November 2014)
8. Miscellaneous
On 3 March 2022, Best for Britain Ltd provided transport to and from Belfast for me on behalf of the UK Trade and Business Commission of which I am co-convener, estimated value £259. (Registered 23 March 2022)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Sally Clark, as part-time office manager/senior parliamentary assistant. (Updated 16 April 2019)

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