Kevin Brennan

MP, Cardiff West

Cardiff West Labour

Kevin Brennan campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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 never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Tidal Lagoons and UK Energy Strategy — [Ian Paisley in the Chair] 6 Dec 2016

    It is encouraging that the right hon. Gentleman is a former Secretary of State for Wales and for Work and Pensions, and he has support from the hon. Member for Cardiff North (Craig Williams), a Treasury Parliamentary Private Secretary, which gives me hope that perhaps there is something in the wind to suggest that we might get the early decision for which he is calling—we would support...
  • Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Public Libraries: Swindon 6 Dec 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, if she will make an assessment of whether recommendations of Swindon Borough Council in its report, Securing a sustainable future for Swindon's Library Service, published in November 2016, comply with the duty to provide a comprehensive and efficient library service.
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Sudan: Arrests 2 Dec 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to the government of Sudan on the recent arrest of opposition party leaders in that country.

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Labour MP for Cardiff West

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


Topics of interest

  • 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: 21 Nov 2016.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: News UK & Ireland Ltd
Address of donor: 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: one ticket, with hospitality, to Australia v Wales at Twickenham; value £795

Date received: 10 October 2015

Date accepted: 10 October 2015

Donor status: company, registration 81701

(Registered 23 October 2015; updated 4 November 2015)

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