Keir Starmer

Leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition

Labour MP for Holborn and St Pancras

@keir_starmer https://facebook.com/KeirStarmerLabour

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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.

However, Keir Starmer sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

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Keir Starmer has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Tributes to Sir David Amess 18 Oct 2021

    In the last few days, there have been many tributes to Sir David, from politicians of all parties, from his constituents and members of the public, from friends and from family, and from faith leaders, especially the Catholic Church, of which he was such a devoted follower. Each tribute paints its own picture—of a committed public servant, of kindness and of a man whose decency touched...
  • Aukus 16 Sep 2021

    I thank the Prime Minister for an advance copy of his statement. The recent events in Afghanistan show us how precarious international stability can be. New challenges can emerge and issues in faraway corners of the globe can quickly turn into threats at home, so Labour welcomes increased co-operation with our allies. Australia and America are two of our closest security partners. Sharing...
  • Prime Minister: Engagements 15 Sep 2021

    I join the Prime Minister in his comments about Emma Raducanu—a tremendous success in the US Open—the Battle of Britain and the G7 Speakers conference. May I also offer my condolences to the Prime Minister on the loss of his mother? As I know at first hand, losing a parent is never easy. How many extra hours a week would a single parent working full-time on the minimum wage have to work...

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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
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • HM Treasury
  • High Speed 2 Railway Line
  • Crime: Victims
  • High Speed 2 Railway Line: Compensation
  • Asylum
  • Borders: Personal Records

Currently held offices

  • Leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition (since 4 Apr 2020)
  • Leader of the Labour Party (since 4 Apr 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (6 Oct 2016 to 4 Apr 2020)
  • Shadow Minister (Home Office) (18 Sep 2015 to 27 Jun 2016)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 26 Oct 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 4 Oct 2021.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments for legal advice given before 2020:
7 December 2020, received £2,399.58. Hours: approx. 10 hrs. (Registered 23 December 2020)
16 December 2020, received £5,936. Hours: approx. 25 hrs. (Registered 23 December 2020)
24 August 2021, received £17,598.60. Hours: approx. 70 hrs. (Registered 31 August 2021)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Premier League
Address of donor: Brunel Building, 57 N Wharf Road, London W2 1HQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to the Euros Final, total value £1,628

Date received: 8 July 2021

Date accepted: 8 July 2021

Donor status: company, registration 02719699

(Registered 19 July 2021)
Name of donor: Rugby Football League
Address of donor: Quay West, Trafford Wharf Rd, Trafford Park, Manchester M17 1HH

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to the Challenge Cup Final, total value £618

Date received: 7 July 2021

Date accepted: 7 July 2021

Donor status: company registration 03845473

(Registered 26 July 2021)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Until 29 April 2021, co-owner of a house in Surrey, inhabited by family members: (i). (Registered 09 June 2015; updated 01 June 2021)
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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