Kevin Brennan

MP, Cardiff West

Cardiff West Labour

Kevin Brennan’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Kevin Brennan sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Kevin Brennan generally voted against the Iraq war, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Kevin Brennan generally voted for a transparent Parliament, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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

Kevin Brennan has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Public Libraries: Complaints 24 Mar 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 20 March 2017 to Question 68114, on public libraries: complaints, what the total number of correspondence received by her Department from all local authorities complaining about library services changes since 2010 is.
  • London Attacks 23 Mar 2017

    Like many Members, in the 16 years I have been a Member, I have walked every day through Carriage Gates and said a small prayer for the safety of those who stand there to protect us. From now on, I will add a prayer for the soul of PC Keith Palmer. Among the bravery and professionalism we saw yesterday—I say this a former teacher who took children on many school trips—were the...
  • Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: BBC Board: Wales 23 Mar 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, if she will publish the correspondence between her Department and the Welsh Government on the issue of the appointment of a Welsh member to the BBC Board.

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Labour MP for Cardiff West

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

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Topics of interest

Kevin Brennan campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Education
  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Department for Education
  • HM Treasury
  • Work and Pensions
  • Academies
  • Teachers: Training
  • Green Investment Bank: Privatisation
  • Free Schools
  • Kings Science Academy

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport) (Arts and Heritage) (since 9 Oct 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (18 Sep 2015 to 9 Oct 2016)
  • Shadow Minister (Education) (8 Oct 2010 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Public Administration Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 17 Jan 2011)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Minister of State (Department for Children, Schools and Families) (also Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Minister of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Further Education, Skills, Apprenticeships and Consumer Affairs) (also Department for Children, Schools and Families) (9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Secretary (Cabinet Office) (Third Sector) (5 Oct 2008 to 9 Jun 2009)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Children, Schools and Families) (Children, Young People and Families) (29 Jun 2007 to 5 Oct 2008)
  • The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (10 May 2005 to 5 May 2006)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Alan Milburn, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster), Cabinet Office (2 Nov 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Public Administration Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 19 Jan 2005)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Mar 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Fees received for appearing as part of Parliamentary rock band "MP4" on the Dave TV series ‘Unspun’ produced by Avalon Productions of 4A Exmoor St, London W10 6BD:
4 November 2016, received £2,265.60 for shows between 13 September and 18 October 2016. Hours: 30 hrs (5 hrs per week). (Registered 24 November 2016)

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