Hilary Benn’s voting in Parliament

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Hilary Benn

Last updated: 19 Apr 2017

Recent appearances

  • Grenfell Tower 22 Jun 2017

    While many of the questions that those affected by this disaster want answers to will have to await the outcome of the inquiry, it is surely possible to answer one factual question now. Was cladding of the type used in Grenfell Tower compliant with the fire safety and building regulations applicable when the refurbishment was undertaken—yes or no?
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration 21 Apr 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what her policy is on the timing of the return of original documents to people applying for (a) citizenship, (b) further leave to remain and (c) indefinite leave to remain.
  • Syria and North Korea 18 Apr 2017

    In the light of the American Vice-President’s current visit to the region to consult, one hopes, South Korea and Japan, among others, on the most effective way of containing North Korea’s nuclear ambitions, and reflecting on the Foreign Secretary’s own experience at the recent G7 summit, does he think that there is the potential for further economic sanctions directed at...

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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
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Work and Pensions
  • Written Questions: Government Responses
  • Written Questions
  • Yemen: Military Intervention
  • Housing: Construction
  • Local Government Finance

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (19 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Committee on Exiting 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: 2 May 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
2 December 2016, received £150 from the BBC, Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA, for appearing on Any Questions. Hours: 3 hrs. Fee donated to charity. (Registered 12 December 2016)
12 April 2017, received £150 from the BBC, Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA, for appearing on Any Questions. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 19 April 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: (1) Party of European Socialists (PES) (2) the Irish Labour Party
Address of donor: (1) Rue Guimard 10, 1040 Brussels, Belgium (2) 11 Hume Street, Dublin 2

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) Flights with a value of £261 (2) Meeting room, taxis and refreshments with a total value of £66

Destination of visit: Dublin

Dates of visit: 13 Dec 2016

Purpose of visit: to attend a PES/Irish Labour Party seminar on Brexit and Ireland.

(Registered 10 January 2017)
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)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Sally Clark, as part-time Research/Parliamentary Assistant.

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