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 fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 7 votes against, between 2010–2016
Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
3 votes for, 18 votes against, 5 absences, between 2010–2019
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013
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
Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Last updated: 4 Sep 2019.
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To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when the competition for contracts under the Freight Capacity Framework Agreement will be completed and the winning bidders announced.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, which (a) ports, (b) airports and (c) rail freight terminals could provide additional freight capacity under the Freight Capacity Framework Agreement.
Thank you very much indeed, Mr. Speaker. It really is an absolute disgrace that, even though the Prime Minister has been dragged here by the most senior judges in the highest court in the land because the advice that the Leader of the House gave Her Majesty the Queen was held to be unlawful, he comes here laughing and joking, and using aggressive language when Opposition Members make salient...
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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: Exhaust Emissions
- Shipping: Training
- 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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