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.
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
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
12 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2011–2016
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 41 votes against, 11 absences, between 2014–2016
Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2017
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013
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Last updated: 19 Dec 2018
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 7 Jan 2019.
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)
Name of donor: Australia Israel Cultural Exchange Limited (AICE
Address of donor: Suite 836, St Kilda Road Towers, 1 Queens Road, Melbourne 3004, VIC
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Air travel, VIP
airport service, accommodation and hospitality with a value of £1,750
Destination of visit: Jerusalem
Dates of visit: 6-9 July 2018
Purpose of visit: Multilateral conference and discussions on a range of issues including the Israeli-Palestinian
peace process in Jerusalem between UK, Israel, Australia and USA
(Registered 25 July 2018)
Name of donor: (1) Israeli Knesset
; (2) Israeli Ministry of Jerusalem and Heritage
Address of donor: (1) Kiryat Ben-Gurion, Jerusalem 91950; (2) 3 Kaplan St, Jerusalem
Estimate of probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) Accommodation and hospitality with a value of £250; (2) Accommodation and hospitality with a value of £250
Destination of visit: Israel
Date of visit: 9-11 July 2018
Purpose of visit: Multilateral conference in Jerusalem for Israeli parliamentary friendship groups and discussions on a range of issues including the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
(Registered 03 August 2018)
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