They Work For – Kevin Barron activity

Browsing through this site  have come across a few things that our MP Kevin Barron has been up to. Think maltbyblogger readers will be interested in this and get a better idea of how Kevin Barron thinks and votes. Mb is particularly interested in the last one on this list !

(These are since 2001 and are not dated as to the earliest or latest)


  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT
  • Voted strongly for more EU integration
  • Voted very strongly for introducing ID cards
  • Voted moderately for the hunting ban
  • Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate change
  • Voted very strongly for introducing foundation hospitals
  • Voted very strongly for a smoking ban
  • Voted very strongly for the Iraq war
  • Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war
  • Voted moderately for replacing Trident
  • Voted moderately for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions
  • Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schools
  • Voted moderately for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests
  • Voted very strongly for Labour’s anti-terrorism law 
  • Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament                     DISCUSS … !
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1 Response to They Work For – Kevin Barron activity

  1. R.Wilde says:

    That he hardly ever rebels against the party is not so surprising – when he “retires” from the House of Commons, where do you think he will go to next? Lord Kevin, it’s got a ring to it. Won’t get a peerage if he upsets the apple cart, will he? 🙂

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