Ian Mearns

Labour MP for Gateshead

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Last updated: 5 Feb 2019

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 14 Feb 2019

    May I express some disappointment that the Leader of the House has forgone the opportunity to have a debate on the 20th anniversary of the Macpherson report next Thursday in favour of a general debate on free trade agreements? I remind her that we also have heavily subscribed applications for debates on 20 February on the topic of St David’s Day and Welsh affairs, and on 7 March to...
  • Business of the House 7 Feb 2019

    I hope I can crave your indulgence, Mr Speaker, because as you will be aware, Back-Bench business and the debates secured by Back Benchers are a highly delicious but very moveable feast. Given the constraints of time today, the second debate scheduled for today on beer taxation and pubs, sponsored by the hon. Member for Dudley South (Mike Wood), has unfortunately had to be withdrawn in order...
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Transport for the North 6 Feb 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, which Transport for the North board meetings (a) he and (b) his Ministers plan to attend in 2019; and whether his Department plans to discuss the ongoing Northern Rail industrial dispute at (i) Transport for the North board meetings and (ii) any other ministerial meetings.

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Labour MP for Gateshead

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

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Topics of interest

Ian Mearns campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Education
  • Department for Transport
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Education
  • Work and Pensions
  • Departmental Public Expenditure
  • Royal Fleet Auxiliary
  • Ministerial Policy Advisers
  • Tonnage Tax
  • Schools: Vocational Guidance

Currently held offices

  • Member, Liaison Committee Sub-committee on the effectiveness and influence of the select committee system (since 13 Feb 2019)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 6 Nov 2017)
  • Member, Education Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
  • Chair, Backbench Business Committee (since 12 Jul 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, Backbench Business Committee (24 May 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Education, Skills and the Economy Sub-Committee (25 Nov 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (10 Sep 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Education Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Backbench Business Committee (18 Jun 2015 to 12 May 2016)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (30 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill (Commons) Committee (29 Apr 2014 to 7 Jul 2015)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (10 Jun 2013 to 14 May 2014)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (12 Jun 2012 to 25 Apr 2013)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (8 Nov 2010 to 1 May 2012)
  • Member, Education Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 4 Feb 2019.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Bakers and Allied Food Workers Union
Address of donor: Stanborough House, Great North Road, Welwyn Garden City, Herts AL8 7TA

Amount or nature and value of donation in kind: Administration and coordination of the Bakers' Union Parliamentary Group, which I chair, provided by Union Services Parliamentary Consultancy, at a value of £16,296 from 1 September 2017 to 31 August 2018

Date received: 1 September 2017 to 31 August 2018

Date accepted: 1 September 2017

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 08 November 2017)
Name of donor: Rail, Maritime and Transport Union
Address of donor: Unity House, 39 Chalton Street, London NW1 1JD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Administration and coordination of the RMT Parliamentary Group, which I chair, provided by Union Services Parliamentary Consultancy, at a value of £17,472 from 1 December 2017 to 30 November 2018

Date received: 1 December 2017 to 30 November 2018

Date accepted: 1 December 2017

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 16 February 2018)
Name of donor: Bakers and Allied Food Workers Union
Address of donor: Stanborough House, Great North Road, Welwyn Garden City, Herts AL8 7TA

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Administration and coordination of the Bakers' Union Parliamentary Group, which I chair, provided by Union Services at a value of £16,671 from 1 September 2018 to 31 August 2019

Date received: 1 September 2018 to 31 August 2019

Date accepted: 1 September 2018

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 13 November 2018)
Name of donor: Rail, Maritime and Transport Union
Address of donor: Unity House, 39 Chalton Street, London NW1 1JD

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Administration and coordination of the RMT Parliamentary Group, which I chair, provided by Union Services Parliamentary Consultancy, at a value of £17,139 from 1 December 2018 to 30 November 2019

Date received: 1 December 2018 to 30 November 2019

Date accepted: 1 December 2018

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 03 December 2018)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Part share in two houses in Gateshead: (i) (Registered 19 April 2013; updated 20 October 2016)

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