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.
Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, in 2011
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 44 votes against, 8 absences, between 2014–2016
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
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
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
42 votes for, 10 votes against, 29 absences, between 2010–2018
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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Karl Turner has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2018
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent discussions he has had with the Department for Exiting the European Union on the mutual recognition of seafarers’ certification issued in the (a) UK and (b) EU after 29 March 2019.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent discussions he has had with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on the implementation of the recommendations of the legal working group on seafarers and the national minimum wage.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what guidance his Department provides to shipping companies on compliance with the cap on the sulphur content of marine fuel due to enter into force on 1 January 2020.
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
- Attorney General
- Shipping: Exhaust Emissions
- Shipping: Training
- Tonnage Tax
- Migrant Workers: Shipping
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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- Has spoken in 18 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Karl Turner’s speeches
- Has received answers to 144 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 67.49% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 5 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 135 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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