Gill Furniss’s voting in Parliament
Gill Furniss is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Gill Furniss’s votes.
Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, in 2016
Consistently voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2016
Consistently voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, in 2016
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
14 votes for, 6 votes against, 6 absences, in 2017
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Gill Furniss has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 4 Dec 2017
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what the Government's policy is on support for a possible UN-mandated global arms embargo on Burma.
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he plans to discuss with his EU counterparts an expansion of the current EU arms embargo to ban all EU companies from supplying any kind of equipment to the military in Burma.
Today marks postal workers day, when we thank our posties for their hard work and determination in providing a key public service—not that the Conservatives will take any notice. In a privatised Royal Mail, we have seen 12,000 job losses and proposals to slash pensions by 45%. It is a classic case of “one rule for the rich and another for the rest”. Royal Mail has paid out...
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Labour MP for Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2016 — Byelection
Topics of interest
Gill Furniss campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department for Business
- Energy and Industrial Strategy
- HM Treasury
- Home Office
- Department for Communities and Local Government
- Department for Transport
- Post Offices: Franchises
- Post Offices
- Post Offices: WH Smith
- Products: Safety
- Fuel Poverty
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Steel, Postal Affairs and Consumer Protection) (since 13 Oct 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Women and Equalities Committee (13 Jun 2016 to 5 Dec 2016)
Previous MPs in this constituency
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 11 Dec 2017.
1. Employment and earnings
3 February 2017
, received £200 from Ipsos MORI
, 3 Thomas More St, London E1W 1YW, for completing a survey. Hours: 1 hr. Fee donated to charity. (Registered 26 April 2017
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 128 Theobald's Road, Holborn, London WC1X 8TN
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: three nights’ accommodation at the Labour Party Conference
at the rate of £345 per night; value £1,035 in total
Date received: 24-26 September 2017
Date accepted: 24 September 2017
Donor status: trade union
(Registered 06 October 2017
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my daughter, Emily Grace Ahmed, as part-time constituency
support officer. (Registered 03 June 2016
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