Rob Marris

MP, Wolverhampton South West

Wolverhampton South West Labour

Rob Marris’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Rob Marris sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Rob Marris consistently voted for higher taxes on alcoholic drinks, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Rob Marris consistently voted against greater regulation of gambling, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Rob Marris generally voted for higher taxes on banks, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Exports: Liechtenstein 28 Mar 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, with reference to page 54 of the Government White Paper entitled The United Kingdom's exit from and new partnership with the European Union, what assessment he has made of the reasons for the 40 per cent growth in UK exports of goods and services to Liechtenstein between 2005 and 2014.
  • Magnox: Early Contract Terminations 27 Mar 2017

    Given the cost problems with the NDA’s Magnox decommissioning contract, how can the Secretary of State have any confidence whatever in the cost figures for Hinkley Point C, which will itself need decommissioning, especially given the farce of the massive cost overruns and huge time delays in building the EDF sister reactors in Finland and Normandy, neither of which has yet opened and...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: State Pension Age: Women 27 Mar 2017

    The Minister said in terms that the Government cannot afford to fund transitional arrangements or any of the proposals in the report referred to by my hon. Friend the Member for Kingston upon Hull North (Diana Johnson). May I suggest that he look again, with the Chancellor of the Exchequer, at spending over £30 billion on tax relief for pension contributions, for which there is no...

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Labour MP for Wolverhampton South West

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

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Topics of interest

Rob Marris campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Education and Skills
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • HM Treasury
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Department of Health
  • Members: Correspondence
  • Cycling
  • Departmental Telephone Services
  • Climate Change
  • Commercial Confidentiality

Currently held offices

  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (since 12 Oct 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Treasury) (18 Sep 2015 to 30 Jun 2016)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Shaun Woodward, Secretary of State), Northern Ireland Office (16 Jul 2007 to 16 Jan 2009)
  • PPS (Mr Shaun Woodward, Secretary of State), Northern Ireland Office (28 Jun 2007 to 16 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Trade & Industry Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 7 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Trade & Industry Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 8 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 12 Jul 2005)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 70 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Rob Marris’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 99 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 72.55% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 16 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 73 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Rob Marris’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 576 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Mar 2017.


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