Dawn Butler

MP, Brent Central

Brent Central Labour

Dawn Butler campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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: 8 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • President Trump: State Visit — [Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] 20 Feb 2017

    I congratulate the Petitions Committee on holding this debate. My constituency is the most diverse in Europe, and I am very proud of that. Almost everybody there has something has to say about Trump and America. The UK has, and always has had, a close working relationship with the United States, and it is important to continue that special relationship, but it comes with responsibilities....
  • President Trump: State Visit — [Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] 20 Feb 2017

    I will conclude to give my right hon. Friend the Member for Birmingham, Hodge Hill (Liam Byrne) time to speak. I just want to say that the whole world is watching the decision that we make in Parliament, and we cannot be on the wrong side of history.
  • Prime Minister: Engagements 8 Feb 2017

    Just two weeks ago, Quamari Serunkuma-Barnes, 15 years old, left school, was stabbed four times and died. Three days earlier, Djodjo Nsaka, 19 years old, was stabbed to death in Wembley. Just a few months earlier, two of my young constituents, James Owusu-Ajyekum, 22 years old, and Oliver Tetlow, 27 years old, were killed in what the police say was a case of mistaken identity. Next week, I am...

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Labour MP for Brent Central

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Also represented Brent South

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Topics of interest

  • 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
  • Extradition
  • 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 33 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Dawn Butler’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 95 written questions in the last year — well 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 67.44% 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 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 112 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Dawn Butler’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 73 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Feb 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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