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 for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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

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

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Housing: Construction 1 Aug 2016

    The Government is committed to addressing the supply of new land for housing. The Public Land for Housing programme has set an ambition to dispose of surplus government-owned land in England with capacity for at least 160,000 homes by 2020. And at Budget 2016 the Chancellor announced a local government land ambition to release land with the capacity for a further 160,000 homes. Individual...
  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Housing: West Yorkshire 28 Jul 2016

    It is too early to tell. We are keeping markets under review and are actively engaged with house builders. The Secretary of State met with leading industry representatives this week to hear their views. The strong demand for housing which underpins the housing market continues – as does our commitment to getting them built at a rate that can achieve our ambition for a million more homes...
  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Housing: East of England 26 Jul 2016

    Government expenditure on housing regeneration over the last five years is listed by programme and by the requested geographical areas below. Help to Buy* Expenditure St Edmundsbury LA 8,078,832 Suffolk 12,627,929 East of England 131,886,007 Affordable Housing Programme* Expenditure Number of homes St Edmundsbury LA 6,611,142 331 ...

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Conservative MP for Croydon Central

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

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

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 2 debates in the last year — well 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 during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 91.90% 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 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") 117 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 1 Aug 2016.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Football Association Premier League Ltd
Address of donor: 30 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8PL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: ticket and associated hospitality at Crystal Palace v West Ham football match for my son and myself; value £600

Date received: 17 October 2015

Date accepted: 17 October 2015

Donor status: company, registration number 02719699

(Registered 16 November 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
Co-Chair of the Migration Matters Trust
Member of the Court of Governors of the Whitgift Foundation
Chairman of the Governors of Trinity School. (Registered 19 December 2012)

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