Keir Starmer

Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union

Labour MP for Holborn and St Pancras

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Keir Starmer’s voting in Parliament

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

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Last updated: 19 Dec 2018

Recent appearances

  • European Union (Withdrawal) Act: [5th Allotted Day] 9 Jan 2019

    It is a pleasure finally to be able to resume this debate. Thirty days ago, on 10 December, the Prime Minister told the House that the meaningful vote would be deferred. She did, of course, do so without consulting the House on the issue. The ground that she laid out on 10 December was that if the Government “went ahead and held the vote”, which was due to take place the next day,...
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Act: [5th Allotted Day] 9 Jan 2019

    Let me take that point head on, because it is very important. Our party—both parties—played an important part in the peace process, and I genuinely think that there is a consensus, or a near-consensus, across the House on the importance of that agreement. We have been very proud of upholding it. Even in the course of these debates over the last two years, every time it has come up there...
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Act: [5th Allotted Day] 9 Jan 2019

    That suggests that the customs arrangements under the backstop are the same as customs arrangements that we have currently, but they are not. I have read the document in detail several times, and I know what the customs union that we are in looks like and I know that the one under the backstop is fundamentally different. It is fundamentally different to the amendments that we have been...

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Labour MP for Holborn and St Pancras

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

Keir Starmer campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Transport
  • Home Office
  • Ministry of Justice
  • HM Treasury
  • Department for Education
  • High Speed 2 Railway Line
  • Crime: Victims
  • Asylum
  • High Speed 2 Railway Line: Euston Station
  • Asylum: Finance

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (since 6 Oct 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Home Office) (18 Sep 2015 to 27 Jun 2016)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 26 Oct 2015)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Jan 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ALCS (The Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society), 1st Floor, Barnard’s Inn, 86 Fetter Lane, London EC4A 1EN:
21 March 2018, received £436.46 secondary royalties for the financial year 2017/18. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 11 April 2018)
3 January 2018, received £3,300 from Simons Muirhead & Burton, Solicitors, 8/9 Frith Street, London W1D 3JB, for legal advice. Hours: approx. 6 hrs. (Registered 30 January 2018)
27 June 2018, received £3,500 from Simons Muirhead & Burton, Solicitors, 87-91 Newman St, Fitzrovia, London W1T 3EY, for legal advice. Hours: approx. 10 hrs. (Registered 19 July 2018)
25 July 2018, received £119.70 from Legal Action Group, 48 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1JF, as royalties for a book published before my election. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 06 September 2018)
8 August 2018, received £250 from King’s Place Music Foundation, 90 York Way, London N1 9AG, as a speaking fee for ‘Politics Festival’ on 23 June 2018. Hours: 4 hrs including preparation and travel. (Registered 06 September 2018)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: English Football League
Address of donor: EFL House, 10-12 West Cliff, Preston PR1 8HU

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality at Carabao cup semi-final and ticket, value £110 (approx.)

Date received: 24 January 2018

Date accepted: 24 January 2018

Donor status: company, registration 80612

(Registered 28 March 2018)
Name of donor: English Football League
Address of donor: EFL House, 10-12 West Cliff, Preston PR1 8HU

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality at Carabao cup final and two tickets, value £366 (approx.)

Date received: 25 February 2018

Date accepted: 25 February 2018

Donor status: company, registration 80612

(Registered 28 March 2018)
Name of donor: Robert Latham
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: hotel expenses at Labour Party Conference, value £933

Date received: 26 September 2018

Date accepted: 26 September 2018

Donor status: individual

(Registered 22 October 2018)
Name of donor: Yorkshire Post
Address of donor: 26 Whitehall Road, Leeds LS12 1BE

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Associated with speaking at the Yorkshire Post Excellence in Business Awards, train tickets £436 and hotel £140, total £576

Date received: 1 November 2018

Date accepted: 1 November 2018

Donor status: company, registration 00002899

(Registered 05 November 2018)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Co-owner of house in Surrey, inhabited by family members: (i). (Registered 09 June 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
Member of the Youth Justice Legal Centre’s advisory board. The centre was set up by Just for Kids Law. (Registered 05 June 2015)
Leeds University Law Faculty Advisory Board. (Registered 05 June 2015)
Director of The Death Penalty Project. (Registered 05 June 2015)
From 1 October 2015, Member of Advisory Board, European Institute, University College, London. (Registered 06 January 2016)
From 1 December 2015, Patron, Sante Refugee Mental Health Project, 12 Salcombe Lodge, Lissenden Gardens, London NW5 1LZ. (Registered 06 January 2016)
From 1 May 2015, Associate Tenant, Doughty Street Chambers. (Registered 06 January 2016)

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