Virendra Sharma

Former MP, Ealing, Southall

Ealing, Southall Labour

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Former Labour MP for Ealing, Southall

Entered the House of Commons on 20 July 2007 — Byelection

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

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Topics of interest

Virendra Sharma campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

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

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (10 Feb 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, International Development Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • 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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  • Has spoken in 15 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Virendra Sharma’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 119 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 53.10% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 6 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 141 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 83 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 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)
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing an opinion surveys:
7 February 2017, received £200. Hours: 30 mins. Fee paid to local community organisation. (Registered 22 February 2017)
8 March 2017, received £100. Hours: 30 mins. Fee paid to local community organisation. (Registered 10 March 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
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)
Name of donor: Mr Manjunath Karma
Address of donor: private

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights costing £607.67; accommodation valued at approx £350; food valued at approx £350 and local travel valued at approx £175; approx. £1,500 in total

Destination of visit: Bangalore

Dates of visit: 4 - 11 January 2017

Purpose of visit: Attending Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, to mark the contribution of the overseas Indian community to the development of India.

(Registered 03 March 2017)
Name of donor: Indian High Commission
Address of donor: India House, Aldwych, London WC2B 4NA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights costing £2,500; accommodation and hospitality valued at £1,500; £4,000 in total

Destination of visit: New Delhi

Dates of visit: 12-18 February 2017

Purpose of visit: Indo-British APPG familiarisation visit to develop understanding of Indian policy aims and meet key decision makes in Indian government and business.

(Registered 03 March 2017)

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