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Taiwo Owatemi’s voting in Parliament
Taiwo Owatemi 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 Taiwo Owatemi’s votes.
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, in 2020.
Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2020.
Voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2020.
Voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2020.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2020.
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Today, I wish to focus on three key issues. The first is the cost of living crisis, which is the No. 1 issue facing the country. My constituents in Coventry North West have suffered months of sky-rocketing fuel bills, soaring inflation and hikes at the petrol pump. Sadly, this has been met by a carefree response from this Conservative Government whose policies are pushing many below the...
I, too, thank the passport office staff. I am sure the Minister will be all too aware that the passport processing crisis is not new. One of my constituents has been waiting months for a new passport. They have called the passport office over 80 times since early March but have not received a useful response. With a holiday booked in May, they risk losing thousands and thousands of pounds if...
Thank you, Mr Deputy Speaker. I would like to start by thanking the hon. Member for Gosport (Dame Caroline Dinenage) and the Backbench Business Committee for bringing forward this important debate. I am so grateful to contribute following so many powerful and moving speeches today. As a trained cancer pharmacist, I am only too aware of the issues associated with childhood cancer, which is...
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Labour MP for Coventry North West
Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election
Topics of interest
- Department of Health and Social Care
- Department for Education
- Department for Business
- Energy and Industrial Strategy
- Ministry of Housing
- Communities and Local Government
- *No heading*
- Coronavirus: Vaccination
- Remote Education
- Travel: Coronavirus
- Coronavirus: Disease Control
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Equalities Office) (since 21 Sep 2021)
- Member, Nationality and Borders Bill Committee (since 16 Sep 2021)
- Member, Northern Ireland (Ministers, Elections and Petitions of Concern) Bill Committee (since 28 Jun 2021)
- Member, Health and Social Care Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Petitions Committee (20 Apr 2021 to 15 Mar 2022)
- Member, International Trade Committee (8 Jun 2020 to 13 Jul 2021)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 16 May 2022.
1. Employment and earnings
From 5 June 2021 until further notice, Locum Pharmacist for Tesco, Shire Park, Kestrel Way, Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA. I work shifts on an ad hoc basis as required. (Registered 07 June 2021)
9 July 2021, received £159. Hours: 7 hrs. (Registered 14 July 2021)
16 July 2021, received £159. Hours: 7 hrs. (Registered 23 July 2021)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Afrika Connekt Ltd; a clothing company. (Registered 07 January 2020)
Unpaid director of Afrika Connekt Ltd; a clothing company. (Registered 07 January 2020)
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