Paul Blomfield

MP, Sheffield Central

Sheffield Central Labour

Paul Blomfield campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Paul Blomfield’s voting in Parliament

Paul Blomfield is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Paul Blomfield’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes

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Paul Blomfield has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Future Jobs Fund 20 Jul 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will make it his policy to reinstate the Future Jobs Fund.
  • Higher Education and Research Bill 19 Jul 2016

    I echo the hon. Member for Bury St Edmunds (Jo Churchill) in welcoming the fact that the Minister survived the ministerial cull and is still in his place, because I think he has brought a—[Interruption.] He is defying my words at the moment; I was going to say how good he is at listening. I am over here!
  • Higher Education and Research Bill 19 Jul 2016

    I will continue to be nice, because I recognise the thought and effort that the Minister has put into developing the Bill. I commend him for the way in which he has listened to those across the sector and other stakeholders in shifting thinking, as discourse has moved forward. There is a lot more listening to do, because there are still a number of reservations. The Bill raises some very...

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Labour MP for Sheffield Central

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

Topics of interest

  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Home Office
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Home Department
  • HM Treasury
  • Human Trafficking
  • Burma
  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills: Reorganisation
  • Slavery
  • Minimum Wage

Currently held offices

  • Member, Education, Skills and the Economy Sub-Committee (since 1 Dec 2015)
  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Able Marine Energy Park Development Consent Order 2014 Committee (17 Jun 2014 to 30 Oct 2014)
  • Member, Able Marine Energy Park Development Consent Order 2014 Committee (11 Jun 2014 to 30 Oct 2014)
  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (2 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Jul 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for interviews:
26 August 2015, payment of £200. Hours: 75 mins. Payment made direct to charity. (Registered 02 September 2015)

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