Dawn Butler’s voting in Parliament
Dawn Butler is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
However, Dawn Butler sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
Dawn Butler consistently voted for higher taxes on alcoholic drinks, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes
Dawn Butler consistently voted against greater regulation of gambling, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
Dawn Butler generally voted for greater autonomy for schools, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes
Dawn Butler 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
It has been a pleasure to serve under your stewardship, Mr Streeter. I am disappointed that the Minister has not committed to ensuring that we mark this day every year in our calendar in the UK. The Government have some programmes, but I can tell the Minister that the audit will find that the system is flawed, and Government legislation is compounding the situation for people from minority...
I beg to move, That this House has considered the UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. I am pleased to be having this debate on the day that the United Nations has declared an international day for the elimination of racial discrimination. The theme this year is racial profiling and incitement to hatred, including in the context of migration. I wonder whether the...
My hon. Friend is absolutely right. Racial profiling is not a good way to police communities; in fact, it builds resentment and adds to the problem. On this day when we acknowledge and try to eliminate racial discrimination, that issue should and must be addressed. It is important that our Parliament marks this day. Until we live in a post-racial world, we must be diligent. I am sure that...
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Labour MP for Brent Central
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Also represented Brent South
Topics of interest
Dawn Butler campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Home Department
- Department of Health
- Ministry of Justice
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office
- Home Office
- Identity Cards
- NHS: Employment Agencies
- Employment Tribunals Service: Fees and Charges
- Personal Income
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Equalities Office) (Diverse Communities) (6 Oct 2016 to 1 Feb 2017)
- Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office (3 Nov 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Parliamentary Secretary (Cabinet Office) (Young Citizens and Youth Engagement) (30 Oct 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Assistant Whip (funded by HM Treasury) (17 Sep 2008 to 11 May 2010)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (12 Sep 2008 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Children, Schools and Families Committee (9 Nov 2007 to 26 Jan 2009)
- Member, Children, Schools and Families Committee (7 Nov 2007 to 28 Jan 2009)
- PPS (Rt Hon Jane Kennedy, Minister of State), Department of Health (10 Nov 2005 to 8 May 2006)
- Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (13 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
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- Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Dawn Butler’s speeches
- Has received answers to 82 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 66.88% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 10 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 76 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 20 Mar 2017.
1. Employment and earnings
Expected payment of £350 from Cumberlege Connections, Snells Cottage, The Green, Newick, Lewes BN8 4LA, for learning and development services provided on 9 September 2015
. Hours: 4 hrs. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 05 November 2015
; updated 28 April 2016
16 March 2016
, received £200 from Ipsos MORI
, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for a survey. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 15 April 2016; updated 28 April 2016)
Expected payment from Trinity Mirror Group, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 5AP, for an article written on 25 February 2016
and published on 1 March 2016. Hours: 1 hr. Payment to be donated to charity. (Registered 28 April 2016)
13 January 2017
, received £1,120 from Princess Productions Ltd, 151 Queensway, London W2 4YN, for appearing as a panellist on the Wright Stuff. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 17 January 2017)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP
but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Asian Trader Productions Ltd
Address of donor: 1 Silex Street, London SE1 0DW
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: New Year Calendars with a value of £5,000
Donor status: company, registration 1716184
(Registered 19 December 2016
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in Newham: (i). (Registered 08 June 2015
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