Gavin Shuker

MP, Luton South

Luton South Labour/Co-operative

Gavin Shuker campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Gavin Shuker’s voting in Parliament

Gavin Shuker is a Labour/Co-operative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour/Co-operative MPs.

This is a selection of Gavin Shuker’s votes.

  • Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes

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

Gavin Shuker has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Human Rights: Burma 18 Jan 2017

    Will the Minister say what discussions he has had, or will have, with the Government of Bangladesh about the refugee status of the Rohingya people who, in many cases, have fled the most obscene violence in Rakhine state?
  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Parking 17 Jan 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what recent assessment he has made of the (a) prevalence and (b) environmental and social impact of residents making their private parking spaces available for hire; and if he will make a statement.
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railway Stations: Repairs and Maintenance 17 Jan 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much each of the 10 National B Interchanges identified in the Better Rail Stations review as in need of priority funding have received since 2009; and if he will make a statement.

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Labour/Co-operative MP for Luton South

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

Party was Labour until 30 Mar 2015

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for International Development
  • Transport
  • Home Department
  • Justice
  • Prostitution
  • Philippines
  • Free Schools: Luton
  • Floods
  • Charities

Currently held offices

  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (since 28 Nov 2016)
  • Member, Women and Equalities Committee (since 26 Oct 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 24 Nov 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (International Development) (7 Oct 2013 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (1 Mar 2011 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Member, Transport Committee (2 Nov 2010 to 18 Jul 2011)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Gavin Shuker’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 54 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 61.62% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below 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.
  • 101 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Gavin Shuker’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 140 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 2017.

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