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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 fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 6 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2020.
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
96 votes for, 12 votes against, 43 absences, between 2006–2020.
Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
2 votes for, 1 vote against, 4 absences, between 2010–2020.
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016.
Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
3 votes for, 15 votes against, 9 absences, between 2010–2019.
Generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2011.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2020.
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Andrew Gwynne has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
What steps the Government are taking to promote climate action and a green recovery from the covid-19 pandemic ahead of COP26.
The COP President has talked confidently about British leadership, but the Prime Minister’s 10-point plan is full of big words and no real detail. The total impact, by the Government’s own admission, is that they will not meet the fourth and fifth carbon budgets. When we pull back the curtain, there is not much to look at, and we are running out of time. He has just said, in answer to my...
The Chancellor now washes his hands of the covid public lending schemes that he set up. It is laughable given the fanfare and fuss he made of their launch. I almost feel sorry for the Minister. He has been sent here to defend the actions of senior Ministers who are not even in his Department. Given that the Chancellor is the person who we know received lobbying texts from David Cameron, can...
More of Andrew Gwynne’s recent appearances
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
- Member, Home Affairs Committee (since 11 May 2020)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (9 Jan 2018 to 6 Apr 2020)
- Co-National Campaign Coordinator (14 Jun 2017 to 6 Apr 2020)
- 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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