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Karl Turner

Shadow Minister (Transport)

Labour MP for Kingston upon Hull East


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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.

Last updated: 20 Jan 2020. Please share these votes responsibly.

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Recent appearances

  • Civil Aviation Authority: Aviation Safety — [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] 6 Feb 2020

    It is a pleasure, as always, to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Bone. I congratulate the right hon. Member for Orkney and Shetland (Mr Carmichael) on introducing this incredibly important debate. His knowledge on this matter is obviously far better than mine, and no doubt far better than that of any other Member present. I thank him for providing the House with the opportunity to consider...
  • Transport: Road Safety 30 Jan 2020

    It has been clear for some time that all-lane-running motorways are death traps. As my hon. Friend the Member for Rotherham (Sarah Champion) has pointed out, five people have been killed in just 10 months on a 16-mile stretch of the M1. The Secretary of State has the power to scrap these dangerous motorways now, so will he stop this dither and delay and act now to avoid further tragic deaths...
  • Transport: Topical Questions 30 Jan 2020

    We have a real problem with predatory capitalist shipping companies using flags of convenience to get round British maritime rules. This encourages dangerous work patterns and it is costing British seafarer jobs. Some of the worst offenders are P&O Ferries, paying £1.83 an hour on Bahamas-flagged vessels between Hull and the continent; P&O’s Norbay, a Bermuda-flagged vessel between...

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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: Exhaust Emissions
  • Shipping: Training
  • Shipping
  • Channel Ferries: Freight
  • Tonnage Tax

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Transport) (since 3 Jul 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (6 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • 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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Feb 2020.

1. Employment and earnings
11 November 2018, payment of £200 from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More St, London E1W 1YW, for a survey. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to the East Hull Labour Party. (Registered 21 March 2019)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Fire Brigades Union
Address of donor: Bradley House, 68 Coombe Road, Kingston upon Thames KT2 7AE

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

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 10 January 2020)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers
Address of donor: Unity House, 39 Chalton Street, London NW1 1JD

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

Date received: 8 November 2019

Date accepted: 8 November 2019

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: Unite House, 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Date received: 22 November 2019

Date accepted: 22 November 2019

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 10 January 2020)

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