A selection of Naseem Shah's votes
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Has never voted on a wholly elected House of Lords
Generally voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, in 2016
Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs
Generally voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 3 absences, in 2016
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2015–2016
Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2016
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It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Streeter. I thank my hon. Friend the Member for Brent Central (Dawn Butler) for securing this debate. Her powerful words made me emotional. This debate is so timely. This day gives us an opportunity to reflect on the past, the present and the future, and to address the stark discrimination that so many people in this country face. While...
I thank my hon. Friend for that intervention. I absolutely agree with her sentiments. It is a harsh reality that many young black and Asian children, and children of other ethnicity, grow up in this country without the same opportunities as their peers. It is a harsh truth for those who will work just as hard but will be paid less—those who have their chances stifled from birth because...
I thank my hon. Friend for her intervention, and I will mention that later in my speech—I am very much aware of it and I agree with her. Sadly, what I have described is a well-evidenced truth, as my hon. Friend has just pointed out. We only need to look at the House of Commons research on representation in public life from June 2016 to see the scale of the challenge before us. Those...
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Former Labour MP for Bradford West
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election
Topics of interest
Naseem Shah campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Home Office
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office
- Department for Education
- Department for Business
- Innovation and Skills
- Department for Culture
- Media and Sport
- Extended Schools
- Skills Funding Agency: Contracts
- Forced Marriage
- Visas: Pakistan
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Home Affairs Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 18 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Naseem Shah’s speeches
- Has received answers to 14 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 54.18% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 62 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 33 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 2 May 2017.
1. Employment and earnings
Payments from the NHS
Leadership Academy, The Embankment, Sovereign St, Leeds LS1 4GP:
8 February 2017
, received £1,200 for delivering two leadership training and development sessions. Hours: 5 hrs including preparation. Travel and accommodation also provided. (Registered 17 March 2017
22 March 2017, received £600 for delivering a leadership training and development session. Hours: 2.5 hrs including preparation. (Registered 23 March 2017)
Name of donor: European Islamophobia Summit
Address of donor: İstiklal Caddesi, Erol Dernek Sk. No.5, K.4 D.10, Beyoğlu, İstanbul, Turkey
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation with a value of £800
Destination of visit: Sarajevo
Date of visit: 24-27 June 2016
Purpose of visit: to attend the European Islamophobia summit.
(Registered 27 July 2016
Name of donor: The Concordia Forum
Address of donor: 11 Burford Road, Stratford E15 2ST
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation and subsistence with a value of £822.61
Destination of visit: Lisbon, Portugal
Dates of visit: 13-16 October 2016
Purpose of visit: To attend a Concordia Forum event.
(Registered 16 November 2016
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