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.
Dawn Butler consistently voted against greater regulation of gambling, while most Labour MPs generally voted for.
Dawn Butler generally voted for greater autonomy for schools, while most Labour MPs generally voted against.
Dawn Butler generally voted for higher taxes on banks, while most Labour MPs generally voted against.
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Dawn Butler has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what formal guidance the Government has issued to departments on equality impact assessments.
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many equality impact assessments government departments carried out in each year between 2010 and 2016.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what measures are in place to ensure that people deported under Operation Nexus have an opportunity for legal challenge.
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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
- Home Department
- Department of Health
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office
- Home Office
- Ministry of Justice
- Identity Cards
- NHS: Employment Agencies
- Social Security Benefits
- Equal Pay: Tribunals
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Equalities Office) (Black and Minority Ethnic Communities) (since 6 Oct 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- 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 40 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Dawn Butler’s speeches
- Has received answers to 78 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 65.78% 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.
- 113 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Dawn Butler’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 69 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.
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)
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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