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Kevin Brennan

Former Labour MP for Cardiff West

@KevinBrennanMP https://facebook.com/kevinbrennanpage

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A selection of Kevin Brennan's votes

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Recent appearances

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Consular Support: UK Nationals Overseas 5 Nov 2019

    Llongyfarchiadau, Mr Speaker—congratulations. May I be the first to say that to you in Welsh? I thank the Minister for the Middle East and North Africa for the efforts he has made on behalf of my constituent Luke Symons, who is held captive by the Houthis in Yemen, where no consular services are available—for obvious reasons. I urge the FCO not to take its eye off the ball during the...
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Consular Support: UK Nationals Overseas 5 Nov 2019

    Llongyfarchiadau, Mr Speaker—congratulations. May I be the first to say that to you in Welsh? I thank the Minister for the Middle East and North Africa for the efforts he has made on behalf of my constituent Luke Symons, who is held captive by the Houthis in Yemen, where no consular services are available—for obvious reasons. I urge the FCO not to take its eye off the ball during the...
  • Business of the House 30 Oct 2019

    What about a 10 shilling note?

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Profile

Former Labour MP for Cardiff West

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

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

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Topics of interest

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

  • Education
  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Department for Education
  • Department for Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Academies
  • Teachers: Training
  • Green Investment Bank: Privatisation
  • Free Schools
  • Kings Science Academy

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) (Arts and Heritage) (3 Jul 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport) (Arts and Heritage) (9 Oct 2016 to 3 Jul 2017)
  • 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)
  • Government Whip (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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 89 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Kevin Brennan’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 88 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 74.95% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 82 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 766 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: ITV plc
Address of donor: 2 Waterhouse Square, 140 Holborn, London EC1N 2AE

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: One ticket to the National Television Awards as Shadow DCMS Minister, including hospitality, total value £1,330

Date received: 22 January 2019

Date accepted: 22 January 2019

Donor status: company, registration 4967001

(Registered 08 February 2019)
Name of donor: Universal Music Group
Address of donor: 4 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket and hospitality as Shadow Culture Minister to attend The Brit Awards; value £1,080

Date received: 19 February 2019

Date accepted: 19 February 2019

Donor status: company, registration 01778189

(Registered 05 March 2019)
Name of donor: All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group
Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Accommodation associated with attending a Six Nations rugby match, total value £308

Date received: 9 March 2019

Date accepted: 9 March 2019

Donor status: other

(Registered 26 March 2019)
Name of donor: Heineken UK Ltd
Address of donor: 3-4 Broadway Park, South Gyle Broadway, Edinburgh EH12 9JZ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Received via the All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group, two tickets to a Six Nations rugby match and hospitality, total value £324

Date received: 9 March 2019

Date accepted: 9 March 2019

Donor status: company, registration SC065527

(Registered 26 March 2019)
Name of donor: PRS for Music
Address of donor: 2 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket and hospitality as Shadow Culture Minister to attend Glastonbury Festival, total value £776.47

Date received: 28 June 2019

Date accepted: 28 June 2019

Donor status: company, registration 03444246

(Registered 18 July 2019)

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