Ian Austin’s voting in Parliament
Ian Austin is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Ian Austin’s votes.
Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
0 votes for, 12 votes against, between 2013–2016
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2007–2016
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013
Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 1 vote against, 4 absences, between 2010–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
5 votes for, 2 votes against, 2 absences, between 2007–2016
Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
2 votes for, 13 votes against, 11 absences, between 2010–2015
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Last updated: 13 Jun 2018
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 16 Jul 2018.
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
Name of donor: United Arab Emirates
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel and accommodation with a value of £3,800
Destination of visit: United Arab Emirates
Dates of visit: 10-16 February 2018
Purpose of visit: To attend the World Government Summit
, meet with Government Ministers, Members of the Federal National Council
and senior business figures, in order to build on the bilateral relationship.
(Registered 22 February 2018)
Name of donor: March of the Living
Address of donor: 1 Chalgrove Gardens, London N3 3PL
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, travel, accommodation and meals with a total value of £1,235
Destination of visit: Poland
Dates of visit: 9-12 April 2018
Purpose of visit: Visit to Poland to participate in the international March of the Living between Auschwitz and Birkenau, as well as visiting other Holocaust sites across the country.
(Registered 30 April 2018)
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