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Dan Carden’s voting in Parliament
Dan Carden is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a random selection of Dan Carden’s votes, where they voted similarly to their party.
Voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2018–2019.
Voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2020.
Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2020.
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
44 votes for, 5 votes against, 11 absences, between 2017–2020.
Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2020.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2020.
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Dame Carol Black's Independent review of drugs report – Dan Carden.
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when the Government plans to publish a response to its consultation on corporate transparency and register reform.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to support organisations that assist victims of sexual violence.
More of Dan Carden’s recent appearances
Labour MP for Liverpool, Walton
Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 2017 — General election
Topics of interest
- Department for International Development
- Department of Health and Social Care
- Cabinet Office
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office
- Liverpool Prison
- Overseas Aid
- Developing Countries: Education
- Public Sector: Procurement
- NHS: Pay
Currently held offices
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (since 20 Apr 2021)
- Member, Select Committee on the Armed Forces Bill (since 25 Feb 2021)
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (since 22 Feb 2021)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Select Committee on the Armed Forces Bill (22 Feb 2021 to 22 Feb 2021)
- Shadow Financial Secretary (Treasury) (10 Apr 2020 to 15 Oct 2020)
- Shadow Secretary of State for International Development (3 Dec 2018 to 6 Apr 2020)
- Shadow Minister (International Development) (12 Jan 2018 to 2 Dec 2018)
- Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (30 Oct 2017 to 29 Apr 2019)
- Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (30 Oct 2017 to 29 Apr 2019)
- Member, Procedure Committee (23 Oct 2017 to 19 Mar 2019)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 18 Oct 2021.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: Racecourse Association Ltd
Address of donor: Winkfield Road, Ascot SL5 7HX
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: A metal badge entitling the bearer to admittance to certain horse racing meetings in the UK during 2021. The badge is not available for purchase, but its estimated value is between £0 and £500, depending on usage.
Date received: 19 July 2021 - 31 December 2021
Date accepted: 19 July 2021
Donor status: company, registration 93447
(Registered 24 August 2021)
From 24 June 2021, Member of the Commission on Alcohol Harm, established by the Alcohol Harm Alliance (a consortium of over 50 non-governmental organisations) to promote evidence based policies to reduce the harm caused by alcohol. (Registered 07 July 2021)
From 28 July 2021, unpaid director of Addiction Recovery Now Ltd, a company limited by guarantee. The company researches addiction issues and seeks to promote visible recovery in society. (Registered 24 August 2021)
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