Andrew Gwynne’s voting in Parliament
Andrew Gwynne is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Andrew Gwynne’s votes.
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 46 votes against, 6 absences, between 2014–2016
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
Consistently voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 17 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2018
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
13 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2016
Generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2011
Almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 7 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2019
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Andrew Gwynne has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 9 Apr 2019
But back in the real world, 763 youth centres have closed, over 700 libraries have closed, Sure Start and early years services have been cut in half, and one in five children are now growing up in poverty. The legacy of this Government is a decade of neglect as local government takes the biggest hit at the altar of Tory austerity. So what is the Secretary of State most proud of: an entire...
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Education if he will make a statement on the findings of two serious case reviews into the murders of two toddlers in Northamptonshire.
Thank you, Mr Speaker, for granting this urgent question on these horrific and tragic cases. I thank the Minister for his heartfelt response. I also thank the shadow Leader of the House, my hon. Friend the Member for Walsall South (Valerie Vaz), for highlighting this issue to the Government during business questions last Thursday. Last week, two serious case reviews were published in...
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Labour MP for Denton and Reddish
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Topics of interest
Andrew Gwynne campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department of Health
- Department for Communities and Local Government
- Ministry of Housing
- Communities and Local Government
- Grenfell Tower: Fires
- Local Government Finance
Currently held offices
- Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (since 9 Jan 2018)
- Co-National Campaign Coordinator (since 14 Jun 2017)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (14 Jun 2017 to 9 Jan 2018)
- Campaigns and Elections Chair (11 Feb 2017 to 14 Jun 2017)
- Shadow Minister without Portfolio (Cabinet Office) (7 Oct 2016 to 14 Jun 2017)
- Shadow Minister (Health) (7 Oct 2011 to 28 Jun 2016)
- Shadow Minister (Transport) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
- Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (14 Nov 2007 to 18 Nov 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon Jacqui Smith, Secretary of State), Home Office (28 Jun 2007 to 16 Jan 2009)
- PPS (Rt Hon Baroness Scotland of Asthal QC, Minister of State), Home Office (14 Aug 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon Baroness Scotland of Asthal, Minister of State), Home Office (10 Nov 2005 to 14 Aug 2006)
- Member, Procedure Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 18 Jan 2010)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 3 Jun 2019.
Name of donor: (1) Labour Friends of Israel
(2) Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: (1) BM LFI
, London WC1N 3XX (2) 9 Yitzhak Rabin Blvd., Kiryat Ben-Gurion, Jerusalem 9103001
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) flights, accommodation and meals with a value of £1,600 (2) fast track access through security check, passport control, registration and customs, and some hospitality, value £100
Destination of visit: Israel and Palestinian territories
Dates of visit: 27-31 May 2018
Purpose of visit: Fact-finding visit. Meeting with Israeli and Palestinian co-existence campaigners, politicians, academics and diplomats.
(Registered 13 June 2018)
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