Gavin Shuker

MP, Luton South

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Luton South Labour/Co-operative

Gavin Shuker’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 13 Jun 2018

Recent appearances

  • Commercial Sexual Exploitation — [Ian Paisley in the Chair] 4 Jul 2018

    The Minister has referred to the research that is going ahead. Does she not agree that if a large number of women who are involved in prostitution are being exploited—however we define that—and a small minority appear to work relatively freely and not under those same conditions, that small minority should not be able to outweigh the huge number of people being exploited? Should...
  • Commercial Sexual Exploitation — [Ian Paisley in the Chair] 4 Jul 2018

    I beg to move, That this House has considered tackling demand for commercial sexual exploitation. I move the motion on behalf of my hon. Friend the Member for Rotherham (Sarah Champion). This cannot go on. Our laws against commercial sexual exploitation are failing. They are failing to deter traffickers, failing to prevent pimps—those who profit—and failing victims. Crucially, we...
  • Commercial Sexual Exploitation — [Ian Paisley in the Chair] 4 Jul 2018

    My hon. Friend is absolutely right. This goes right to the heart of the question of consent. How is it possible, under our current law, for someone to fail to give consent the day before their 18th birthday, but then to be in a position in which consent is assumed the day after?

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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

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Topics of interest

Gavin Shuker campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Women and Equalities Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
  • Member, Commons Reference Group on Representation and Inclusion Committee (since 15 Nov 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (28 Nov 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Women and Equalities Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • 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)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Gavin Shuker’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 24 written questions in the last year — 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 77.23% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 153 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jul 2018.

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