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.
Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government
Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
7 votes for, 5 votes against, 4 absences, between 2016–2017
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2016
Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote 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 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
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Gill Furniss has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2017
We are in a cold homes crisis, with more than 4 million households in fuel poverty across the UK. Across the UK in 2014-2015, there were 43,900 excess winter deaths. According to the World Health Organisation, a minimum of 30% of those deaths resulted from cold homes. In my constituency, there are 7,241 households struggling in fuel poverty. Life in fuel poverty is miserable. No one should be...
The hon. Gentleman makes a good point. We must be bold in these areas and consider everything that we possibly can. I thank him for that intervention. Gas distribution networks, which manage the network infrastructure that transports gas to homes and businesses across GB, should deliver 14,864 new connections to fuel-poor households, but funding for new central heating systems available...
My hon. Friend’s intervention is timely in that several hon. Members have put that case well. The Labour party’s last manifesto proposed to freeze the energy prices of the big six.
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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: 20 Mar 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
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)
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