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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.
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2015–2016.
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
2 votes for, 2 votes against, 6 absences, between 2011–2016.
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, between 2010–2017.
Almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 6 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2019.
Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010.
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.
Last updated: 29 Sep 2020.
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To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what his guidance is on the covid-19 vaccine for people with a terminal diagnosis.
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will publish a list of (a) criminal legal aid providers and (b) civil legal aid providers as of March 2020.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will clarify his Department's advice on people with a penicillin allergy receiving the covid-19 vaccine.
More of Karl Turner’s recent appearances
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
- Home Office
- Attorney General
- Shipping: Exhaust Emissions
- Shipping: Training
- Channel Ferries: Freight
- Tonnage Tax
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Justice) (since 10 Apr 2020)
- Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (6 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Shadow Minister (Transport) (3 Jul 2017 to 10 Apr 2020)
- 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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