Virendra Sharma

MP, Ealing, Southall

Ealing, Southall Labour

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Virendra Sharma’s voting in Parliament

Virendra Sharma is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Virendra Sharma’s votes.

  • Almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes

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Virendra Sharma has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Kashmir 19 Jan 2017

    First, Mr Deputy Speaker, may I send through you my good wishes to Mr Speaker on his birthday? There is a long queue of people wanting to wish him a happy birthday, and it is important to do so. Two and a half years ago this House last debated Kashmir, and this is only the second debate in nearly 20 years. I declare that I am the chair of the Indo-British all-party group, and a person of...
  • Kashmir 19 Jan 2017

    I am sure that happens. The reason is that when someone wants to visit a place, they must be free of any prejudices before they go. If they have declared beforehand what they think is happening and publicly denounced it, no Government would allow them to visit. Give me one example of a Government who have allowed people to visit who have previously criticised their country.
  • Kashmir 19 Jan 2017

    I am not saying that that is not the way one presents the argument or that that is not right. I am saying that no Government or authority would allow people to visit if they are not free of prejudice.

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Profile

Labour MP for Ealing, Southall

Entered the House of Commons on 20 July 2007 — Byelection

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Department of Health
  • International Development
  • Home Department
  • Department for International Development
  • Tuberculosis
  • NHS: Innovation
  • Hepatitis
  • NHS: Intellectual Property
  • Developing Countries: Tuberculosis

Currently held offices

  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (since 10 Feb 2016)
  • Member, International Development Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (2 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Health Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, International Development Committee (9 Mar 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • PPS (Mr Phil Woolas, Minister of State), Home Office (30 Dec 2008 to 16 Jan 2009)
  • PPS (Mr Phil Woolas, Minister of State), HM Treasury (30 Dec 2008 to 16 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill (Joint Committee) (1 May 2008 to 22 Jul 2008)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (9 Nov 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Justice Committee (6 Nov 2007 to 25 Jan 2010)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA. All payments paid direct to local community organisations.
22 January 2016, payment of £75 for survey completed in November 2015: Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 06 December 2016)
30 March 2016, payment of £75 for survey completed in January 2016: Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 06 December 2016)
18 May 2016, received £100 for a survey completed in February 2016. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 06 December 2016)
19 July 2016, payment of £75 for survey completed in April 2016. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 06 December 2016)
14 October 2016, payment of £75 for survey completed in June 2016. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 06 December 2016)
27 October 2016, payment of £75 for survey completed in August 2016. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 06 December 2016)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Express Taxation & Accountancy Services Ltd, trading as Tack & Co Accountants
Address of donor: 13-15 The Green, Southall, Middlesex UB2 4AH

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: rent free use of an office in the constituency; value £6,000 per annum.

Date of receipt: received since 15 May 2008

Date of acceptance: received since 15 May 2008

Donor status: company, registration 03484457

(Registered 24 July 2011; updated 5 September 2012, 8 October 2013, 5 November 2014 and 5 January 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Indian National Bar Association (INBA)
Address of donor: 8/11, First Floor, Jungpura Extension, New Delhi - 110014

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): air tickets £559.28, accommodation, meal and other local travel expenses, £197.33; total £756.61

Destination of visit: New Delhi

Date of visit: 24-30 November 2015

Purpose of visit: to attend INBA international conference as a "Guest of Honour" and to improve the Indo-British bilateral relationship.

(Registered 07 January 2016)
Name of donor: Results UK
Address of donor: 31-33 Bondway, London SW8 1SJ

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights £800, accommodation £700 and travel £240, total value £1,740

Destination of visit: India; Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan

Date of visit: 14-21 February 2016

Purpose of visit: to explore development programmes contributing to improved nutrition and health of women and children, and challenges to be addressed for further progress.

(Registered 09 March 2016)
Name of donor: European Parliamentary Forum on Population and Development (EPF)
Address of donor: 23 Rue Montover, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights £166; accommodation £552; travel £38; per diems £159; total value £915

Destination of visit: Copenhagen

Date of visit: 16-20 May 2016

Purpose of visit: to attend the Women Deliver Conference.

(Registered 25 May 2016)
Name of donor: Government of Taiwan
Address of donor: Taipei Representative Office in the UK, 50 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0EB

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights, accommodation and meals with a value of £3,800

Destination of visit: Taiwan

Dates of visit: 24-30 August 2016

Purpose of visit: Parliamentary delegation to discuss trade and cultural relations between Taiwan and the UK.

(Registered 26 October 2016)
Name of donor: Jacob Ravibalan
Address of donor: private

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation and meals with a value of £2,000

Destination of visit: Chennai (Tamil Nadu) and Pondicherry, India

Dates of visit: 30 September - 7 October 2016

Purpose of visit: Promoting the United Kingdom and Tamil Nadu business.

(Registered 28 October 2016)
Name of donor: Uday Nagaraju
Address of donor: private

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Accommodation, transport and food with an approx. value of £470. The cost of my flights were met by a non-registrable source.

Destination of visit: Hyderabad, Telangana, Indiana

Dates of visit: 5-8 November 2016

Purpose of visit: Meetings with business groups and policy makers to promote trade for the launch of the not-for-profit organisation UK Telangana Business Chamber.

(Registered 28 November 2016)

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