How Peter Robinson voted on key issues since 2001 whilst an MP
- Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted against increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted moderately against introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted strongly against the hunting banDetails
- Has never voted on allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted very strongly for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted strongly against introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
- Voted moderately for a smoking banDetails
- Voted moderately for an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted moderately for greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted moderately against equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian)
As he is a member of the Policing Board, I think the Member is probably in the best position. I assume from his question that he is making it very clear that the Policing Board was not made aware of the details of the administrative scheme. The accusation essentially came from Mr Denis Bradley, and it soon became known that Mr Bradley himself had not been made aware of the...
He is right, of course. Everyone knew that the Government had indicated that the issue had to be resolved. Of greater concern is the fact that, if one looks through Hansard, one finds that on 11 October 2006 I asked Mr Hain: "Is the Secretary of State aware... Although we welcome the earlier answer from the Minister of State that no legislation is to be brought before the House,...
This touches on the issue raised by my friend the Member for East Londonderry. I do not claim to be a lawyer, but, even with the fact that I have been a law-maker for probably the best part of 35 years, when I look at the negotiations that were held on policing and justice it seems clear to me that matters relating to the PSNI, to prosecutions and to other matters suggest that...
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DUP MLA for Belfast East, Former DUP MP for Belfast East
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Topics of interest
- Northern Ireland
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Warm Homes Scheme
- Assets Recovery Agency
- Child Support Agency
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- Has spoken in 11 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 22 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — well below average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 516 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payment of £71,434 p.a. 132 hours worked exclusively on ministerial work in July 2009.
December 2009, payment of £5,952.83. (Registered 7 January 2010)
Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly, Stormont, Belfast.
December 2009, payment of £1,197.25. (Registered 7 January 2010)
and First Minister's payment are made to me jointly as one sum. In each of the months July-November 2009 the total amount paid to me has been £3459.90 net. (Registered 10 December 2009)
8. Land and Property
Apartment in London
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