Dawn Butler

Shadow Minister (Equalities Office) (Diverse Communities)

Brent Central Labour

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 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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Dawn Butler has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

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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

Dawn Butler campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Department
  • Department of Health
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Home Office
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Identity Cards
  • NHS: Employment Agencies
  • Employment Tribunals Service: Fees and Charges
  • Extradition
  • Personal Income

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Equalities Office) (Diverse Communities) (since 14 Jun 2017)

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 (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 12 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Dawn Butler’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 62 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 55.56% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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.
  • 118 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Dawn Butler’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 77 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
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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