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.
Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
8 votes for, 6 votes against, 4 absences, in 2017
Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government
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
Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2016
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Last updated: 19 Apr 2017
It is a pleasure to serve under your chairpersonship, Ms Ryan. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Hammersmith (Andy Slaughter) on securing this important debate and on his actions in leading this campaign. I also thank hon. Members present for their thoughtful, eloquent and constructive contributions. We agree that being faced with a fire in one’s own home is a terrifying...
The Chamber is packed; what the Minister believes to be the facts, as she has given them to us, do not ring true with the concerns and experiences that even Conservative Members have described. It seems bizarre that when so many of us tell her there are problems she says the Government should not stand in the Post Office’s way; it does not seem the correct response. It seems to me that...
It is a pleasure to serve under your chairpersonship, Sir Edward. I congratulate the hon. Member for East Worthing and Shoreham (Tim Loughton) on securing this debate. I pay tribute to the Communication Workers Union, which helped us highlight these issues to the public and MPs. The Post Office is a trusted national brand with a long history. It is instantly recognisable to people across the...
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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
- Taxis: Licensing
- Electronic Funds Transfer: Fraud
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: 2 May 2017.
1. Employment and earnings
On 31 May 2016
I received £324.82 from Sheffield City Council, Town Hall, Pinstone St, Sheffield S1 2HH, for my role as Councillor. Hours: none since my election. (Registered 03 June 2016
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
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 128 Theobald's Road, London WC1X 8TN
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): for my Senior Parliamentary Assistant and myself, two Eurostar return tickets and two hotel rooms with a value of £523.37
Destination of visit: Brussels, Belgium
Dates of visit: 8-9 November 2016
Purpose of visit: To participate in the European Action Day for Safe and Secure Jobs in the Steel Industry.
(Registered 15 November 2016)
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)
View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register
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