Bob Ainsworth

MP, Coventry North East

Coventry North East Labour

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How Bob Ainsworth voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted moderately for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
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Bob Ainsworth hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: Iraq: Coalition Against ISIL 26 Sep 2014

    There is a problem in Iraq, though, that we need to recognise. It is not just political and it is not just about capability. There needs to be a will from the Iraqi army to defend the Sunni areas of the country. In the Prime Minister’s talks with the new Government, has he seen that change, which actually means that our air strikes will support a country that has the will to defend all...
  • Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Football 9 Sep 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what steps his Department is taking to improve supporter involvement with football clubs.
  • Written Answers — Prime Minister: National Security Council 9 Sep 2014

    To ask the Prime Minister whether the National Security Council has reviewed the collective strategic impact of policy changes since its creation in 2010.

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Labour MP for Coventry North East

Entered House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Justice
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Drugs: Misuse
  • Social Security Benefits: Appeals
  • Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations
  • Drugs: Rehabilitation
  • Trident

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (2 Nov 2010 to 20 May 2013)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2012)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Defence (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence (10 Jun 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Minister of State (Armed Forces), Ministry of Defence (13 Jul 2007 to 10 Jun 2009)
  • Minister of State, Ministry of Defence (28 Jun 2007 to 13 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Selection Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 9 Oct 2008)
  • Member, Administration Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 13 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Selection Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Finance & Services Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Accommodation and works Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Deputy Chief Whip (technically Treasurer of Her Majesty's Household) (13 Jun 2003 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Home Office (11 Jun 2001 to 13 Jun 2003)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions (26 Jan 2001 to 11 Jun 2001)
  • Government Whip (technically a Lords Commissioner, HM Treasury) (6 May 1997 to 26 Jan 2001)

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  • Has spoken in 17 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 97 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 66.01% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 36 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 113 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Bob Ainsworth’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 669 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

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