Karl Turner’s voting in Parliament
Karl Turner is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Karl Turner’s votes.
Almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2018
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
Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, in 2011
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
Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2015–2016
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Last updated: 19 Dec 2018
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what procurement process his Department used to contract (a) DFDS, (b) Seaborne Freight and (c) Brittany Ferries to provide extra roll-on roll-off ferry capacity.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how long the full procurement process took in each case to agree the public contracts his Department recently awarded to (a) DFDS, (b) Seaborne Freight and (c) Brittany Ferries for roll-on roll-off freight ferry services; and if he will place a copy of each contract in the Library.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will make an estimate of the minimum number of vessels required to fulfil the public contracts his Department recently awarded to (a) DFDS, (b) Seaborne Freight and (c) Brittany Ferries for roll-on roll-off freight ferry services from UK ports.
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Labour MP for Kingston upon Hull East
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Karl Turner campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department for Transport
- Ministry of Justice
- Attorney General
- Shipping: Training
- Shipping: Exhaust Emissions
- Channel Ferries: Freight
- Tonnage Tax
Currently held offices
- Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (since 6 Nov 2017)
- Shadow Minister (Transport) (since 3 Jul 2017)
Other offices held in the past
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (18 Oct 2016 to 3 Jul 2017)
- Shadow Attorney General (11 Jan 2016 to 26 Jun 2016)
- Shadow Minister (Justice) (18 Sep 2015 to 11 Jan 2016)
- Shadow Solicitor General (3 Dec 2014 to 11 Jan 2016)
- Opposition Assistant Whip (Commons) (11 Jan 2013 to 18 Sep 2015)
- Member, Home Affairs Committee (26 Nov 2012 to 4 Feb 2013)
- Member, Justice Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 21 Jan 2013)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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