Rob Marris

MP, Wolverhampton South West

Wolverhampton South West Labour

Rob Marris campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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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Rob Marris has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Vulnerable Syrian Families 23 Jan 2017

    Those from Syria and elsewhere who are granted refugee status can apply for immediate family members to join them here. Since the Home Office stopped funding DNA tests for such relatives, refusals from many countries have shot up. By what date will the Home Office review on this matter have been completed and published?
  • Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Bill [Lords]: Toilet Facilities: People with Disabilities 17 Jan 2017

    I am grateful to the Minister for his support. Would he consider commissioning, through his Department, the development of a mobile phone app with access to a master list of all sorts of accessible toilets in the United Kingdom, whether they are Changing Places toilets or toilets that meet other particular requirements that people have, so that they can find them easily?
  • Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Bill [Lords]: Toilet Facilities: People with Disabilities 17 Jan 2017

    I am a patron of Wolverhampton Mencap. Does my hon. Friend share my surprise that Mencap nationally has steadfastly refused to bring a test case before a tribunal on the lack of Changing Places public toilets being built in buildings constructed since the Disability Discrimination Act came in to force in 1996, and does he share my hopes that Mencap will review that position so it can run a...

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Profile

Labour MP for Wolverhampton South West

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Education and Skills
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • HM Treasury
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Cycling
  • Departmental Telephone Services
  • Members: Correspondence
  • 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)

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  • Has spoken in 60 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Rob Marris’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 89 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 WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 71.72% 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") 568 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 2017.

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