Gavin Barwell

MP, Croydon Central

Croydon Central Conservative

Gavin Barwell campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Gavin Barwell’s voting in Parliament

Gavin Barwell is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Gavin Barwell sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Gavin Barwell consistently voted for allowing terminally ill people to be given assistance to end their life, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Gavin Barwell consistently voted against an investigation into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Gavin Barwell has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 8 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee 27 Feb 2017

    Communities and Local Government: Capacity in the home building industry. 4:00 pm; The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
    Witnesses: Gavin Barwell MP, Minister of State for Housing and Planning, Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Starter Home Initiative 23 Feb 2017

    Our White Paper Fixing Our Broken Housing Market is clear that we are changing our focus to deliver a wider range of affordable housing. We are committed to ensuring there is a range of affordable homes to support people’s aspiration to buy a home, including starter homes. Through our range of Government programmes, we expect to help over 200,000 people become homeowners by the end of...
  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Council Housing: Tyne and Wear 23 Feb 2017

    Figures on local authority lettings including those to new tenants are available at local authority level including North Tyneside are published in the Department’s Local Authority Housing Statistics at the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/local-authority-ho using-data The local authority housing statistics returns include lettings data is in Section D. Data on...

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Conservative MP for Croydon Central

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

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Cabinet Office
  • Treasury
  • Transport
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Smoking: Health Services
  • Radiotherapy
  • Youth Unemployment: London
  • Heathrow Airport
  • Autism: Children

Currently held offices

  • Minister of State (Department for Communities and Local Government) (Housing, Planning and London) (since 17 Jul 2016)
  • Comptroller (HM Household) (Deputy Chief Whip, House of Commons) (since 13 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Comptroller (HM Household) (Whip, House of Commons) (13 May 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (15 Jul 2014 to 13 May 2015)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (7 Oct 2013 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Member, Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) (23 Jun 2011 to 26 Mar 2012)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (12 Jul 2010 to 27 Feb 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 19 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Gavin Barwell’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 89.20% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 139 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Gavin Barwell’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 167 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Feb 2017.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Everything Everywhere (EE) Ltd
Address of donor: Hatfield Business Park, Hatfield AL10 9BW

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two football match tickets and hospitality at Wembley Stadium, value £540

Date received: 6 August 2016

Date accepted: 6 August 2016

Donor status: company, registration 02382161

(Registered 07 September 2016)
8. Miscellaneous
Until June 2016, Member of the Court of Governors of the Whitgift Foundation. (Updated 13 September 2016)
Until June 2016, Chairman of the Governors of Trinity School. (Registered 19 December 2012; updated 13 September 2016)

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