Gavin Barwell

Minister of State (Department for Communities and Local Government) (Housing, Planning and London)

Croydon Central Conservative

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 investigations 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: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Change of Use 20 Apr 2017

    We expect all housing to be of good quality and to avoid a race to the bottom in size. Building regulations are there to ensure new homes are safe, secure and sustainable. The White Paper 'Fixing our broken housing market' is clear that it is important that we deliver a range of housing types and tenures to meet a range of housing needs. As part of this the permitted development right for the...
  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Council Housing: Repairs and Maintenance 20 Apr 2017

    Following leaseholders’ concerns about high service charges for capital works programmes, the Department for Communities and Local Government introduced The Social Landlords Mandatory Reduction of Service Charges (England) Direction 2014 which capped service charges payable by local authority leaseholders in respect of major works funded, in whole or in part, by Government. Local...
  • Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee 19 Apr 2017

    Communities and Local Government: Housing White Paper and business rates. 2:45 pm; The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
    Witnesses: Sajid Javid MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Gavin Barwell MP, Minister of State for Housing and Planning, Minster for London, Department for Communities and Local Government Marcus Jones MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Minister for Local Government, Department for Communities and Local Government

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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

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

  • 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)

Other offices held in the past

  • Comptroller (HM Household) (Whip, House of Commons) (13 May 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • Government Whip (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 25 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 86.94% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 193 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Apr 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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