Karl Turner

Shadow Minister (Transport)

Profile photo: © Parliament (CC-BY 3.0)
Kingston upon Hull East Labour

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.

We have lots more plain English analysis of Karl Turner’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Karl Turner’s full vote analysis page for more.

Karl Turner has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 18 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Space Industry Bill [Lords]: Regulations: general 6 Feb 2018

    I thank the Government Front-Bench team for the spirit of co-operation in which the Bill has been handled, and I thank the Minister’s officials, who have worked very hard on it as well. I also thank my colleagues in the other place, where the Bill began, for their very valuable work. They secured a number of important concessions, including the removal of Henry VIII powers, and pressed...
  • Space Industry Bill [Lords]: Publication of regulations 6 Feb 2018

    I rise to speak to amendment 4, which I tabled, as well as the remaining new clauses and amendments. Amendment 4 would give clarity to the UK’s space industry. As it stands, the Bill makes no provision to ensure that the industry works with the Government to create the regulatory framework that it so badly needs. The amendment would increase the focus on making the UK commercially...
  • Space Industry Bill [Lords]: Publication of regulations 6 Feb 2018

    My hon. Friend makes an excellent point. He is right to say that 40,000 jobs rely on such a measure. Colleagues on both sides of the House have made the point that investment may be deterred if that is not in place. New clause 4 deals with this very important issue of liability. The issue has been raised at every stage of the Bill’s consideration, both here and in the other place....

More of Karl Turner’s recent appearances

RSS feed (?)

Profile

Labour MP for Kingston upon Hull East

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Social Media

Expenses

Topics of interest

Karl Turner campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Justice
  • Department for Transport
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Attorney General
  • Transport
  • Shipping: Exhaust Emissions
  • Tonnage Tax
  • Shipping
  • Cremation
  • Railways: North of England

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)

Numerology

Please note that numbers do not measure quality. Also, representatives may do other things not currently covered by this site. More about this

  • Has spoken in 20 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Karl Turner’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 70 written questions in the last year — 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 76.07% 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.
  • 75 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Karl Turner’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 128 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Feb 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys. All fees paid directly to East Hull Labour Party:
9 December 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 21 March 2017)
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing opinion surveys. All fees paid directly to East Hull Labour Party:
25 January 2017, payment of £200. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 21 March 2017)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Unite
Address of donor: 128 Theobald's Road, London WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Date received: 1 May 2017

Date accepted: 1 May 2017

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 28 July 2017)
Name of donor: RMT NE Region
Address of donor: 49a Thorne Road, Doncaster DN1 2EX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,365

Date received: 31 May 2017

Date accepted: 31 May 2017

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 28 July 2017)
Name of donor: GMB
Address of donor: St James Business Park, 81 Linwood Road, Paisley PA3 3BB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Date received: 5 June 2017

Date accepted: 5 June 2017

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 28 July 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: European Parliamentary Forum on Population and Development
Address of donor: 23 Rue Montoyer, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and accommodation £1,350; other travel £36; per diem £180; misc. expenditure £575; total value £2,141

Destination of visit: El Salvador and Guatemala

Dates of visit: 21-28 January 2017

Purpose of visit: Study tour looking at issues around access to reproductive healthcare services in Guatemala and El Salvador.

(Registered 14 February 2017)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

More about the register

Note for journalists and researchers: The data on this page may be used freely, on condition that TheyWorkForYou.com is cited as the source.

This data was produced by TheyWorkForYou from a variety of sources. Voting information from Public Whip.