Karl Turner

Shadow Minister (Transport)

Kingston upon Hull East Labour

Karl Turner’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 13 Jun 2018

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Migrant Workers: Shipping 12 Jul 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what discussions officials in his Department have had with representatives of the International Marine Contractors Association on the (a) operation and (b) effect of the Government’s immigration policies on the recruitment of non-EEA seafarers to work in the offshore (i) wind and (ii) decommissioning industries since January 2015.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Migrant Workers: Shipping 12 Jul 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent discussions officials in his Department have had with officials in the Department for Transport on the availability of UK seafarers to work on (a) construction and (b) maintenance projects in the offshore wind industry.
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Shipping: Pay 29 Jun 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment she has made of the validity of the negotiating position of seafarer representatives ahead of the meeting of the Joint Maritime Commission's Subcommittee on Wages of Seafarers at the International Labour Organisation in Geneva on 20 to 21 June 2018.

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Labour MP for Kingston upon Hull East

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

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Topics of interest

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

  • Department for Transport
  • Justice
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Attorney General
  • Transport
  • Shipping
  • 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)

Numerology

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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 116 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 66.52% 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") 132 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 Jul 2018.

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)

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