Ian Austin

MP, Dudley North

Dudley North Labour

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2017

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Labour MP for Dudley North

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

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Topics of interest

Ian Austin campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health
  • Department for Education
  • Education
  • Work and Pensions
  • Home Department
  • Departmental Official Hospitality
  • Departmental Official Cars
  • Health Services: Dudley
  • Departmental Travel
  • Translation Services

Currently held offices

  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 11 Sep 2017)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Education, Skills and the Economy Sub-Committee (25 Nov 2015 to 9 Mar 2016)
  • Member, Education Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (4 Nov 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (7 Oct 2011 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Minister of State (Regional Affairs) (West Midlands) (5 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (5 Oct 2008 to 9 Jun 2009)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Gordon Brown, Prime Minister), Prime Minister's Office (28 Jun 2007 to 6 Oct 2008)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Gordon Brown, Chancellor of the Exchequer), HM Treasury (5 Feb 2007 to 28 Jun 2007)

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  • Has spoken in 28 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Ian Austin’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 220 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 81.25% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 11 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 67 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Ian Austin’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 243 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Nov 2017.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Sir Trevor Chinn
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date received: 27 April 2017

Date accepted: 27 April 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 15 June 2017)
Name of donor: GMB
Address of donor: Will Thorne House, 2 Birmingham Road, Halesowen B63 3HP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Date received: 28 April 2017

Date accepted: 28 April 2017

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 15 June 2017)
Name of donor: Sir David Garrard
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Date received: 9 May 2017

Date accepted: 9 May 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 15 June 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
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, meals, airport and taxi transfers, with a value of £1,500 (2) fast track access through security check, passport control, registration and customs, value £75.

Destination of visit: Israel and Palestinian territories

Dates of visit: 2-6 January 2017

Purpose of visit: Fact-finding visit. Meeting with Israeli and Palestinian co-existence campaigners, politicians, academics and diplomats.

(Registered 06 February 2017)
Name of donor: Labour Friends of Israel
Address of donor: BM LFI, London WC1N 3XX

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights, accommodation, meals, airport and taxi transfers, with a value of £1,500

Destination of visit: Washington DC, USA

Dates of visit: 23-28 March 2017

Purpose of visit: To attend meetings and the American Israel Public Affairs Committee Conference.

(Registered 12 September 2017)
Name of donor: Nokan Group
Address of donor: 48, 2 Salim, 111 Shaheed Aram, Sulaimanya, Kurdistan Region, Iraq

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, internal transport, hotels and meals with a value of approx. £3,428

Destination of visit: Erbil, Kirkuk and Slemani, Kurdistan Region in Iraq

Dates of visit: 22-28 September 2017

Purpose of visit: Kurdistan APPG visit to observe the referendum and meet party, UK business and church leaders, NGOs, British Consul staff, UK forces training Peshmerga, managers and residents of a camp for internally displaced people.

(Registered 24 October 2017)

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