Liam Byrne’s voting in Parliament
Liam Byrne is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
However, Liam Byrne sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
Liam Byrne generally voted for a transparent Parliament, while most Labour MPs generally voted against.
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Liam Byrne has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 21 Nov 2016.
1. Employment and earnings
18 March 2016
, £129.11 royalty payment from The Authors Licencing and Collecting Society Ltd, Barnard’s Inn, 86 Fetter Lane, London EX4A 1EN. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 29 June 2016
7 June 2016, received £1,275 from Said Business School, University of Oxford, Executive Education Centre, Egrove Park, Oxford OX1 5NY, for being a guest course speaker
on their AFCA
Programme. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 18 July 2016
Payments from Biteback Publishing, 3 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7SP, received via Georgina Capel Associates Ltd, 29 Wardour St, London W1D 6PS:
Name of donor: UK China Forum Ltd
Address of donor: 15 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PS
Amount of donation: flights from Doha to Beijing, and from Shanghai to London, value £1,688.50;
Two nights in a hotel in Beijing and two nights in a hotel in Shanghai at £140 per night, value £560; £2,248.50 in total
Date of visit: 16 to 19 November 2015
Destination: Beijing and Shanghai
Purpose of visit: Cross-party Parliamentary visit to Beijing and Shanghai, to attend the 2015 UK-China Leadership Forum, for the purpose of promoting UK-China dialogues.
(Registered 03 December 2015
Name of donor: (1) Qaiwan Group (2) Kurdistan Regional Government
Address of donor: (1) 4th Floor Sulaymaniyah Mall, Iraq (2) Council of Ministers
, Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) flights, approx. £2,400 and one night's hotel accommodation in Slemani, £300; total £2,700 (2) 3 nights' hotel accommodation in Erbil, £450 and internal transport, £555; total £1,005
Destination of visit: Kurdistan Region of Iraq
, including Erbil, Slemani and Kirkuk
Date of visit: 11-16 November 2015
Purpose of visit: APPG
Kurdistan fact-finding delegation to meet senior political leaders including the Prime Minister
, UK Consul-General, Kurdistan Britain Business Group, two camps for internally displaced people, the American University
of Iraq and the Peshmerga in Kirkuk.
(Registered 10 December 2015)
Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Qatar
Address of donor: Qatar Embassy, 1 South Audley Street, London W1K 1NB
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): air travel, food and accommodation with an approximate value of £6,550
Destination of visit: Doha, Qatar
Date of visit: 16-18 February 2016
Purpose of visit: All Party Britain-Qatar Parliamentary Group visit in order to meet Ministers, Qatar officials, visit world cup sites to discuss issues of bilateral relations and regional crises.
(Registered 29 February 2016)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
Until February 2016, I employed my wife, Sarah Harnett, as part-time Office Manager
. (Updated 04 July 2016)
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