Bob Ainsworth

Coventry North East Labour

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How Bob Ainsworth voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted moderately against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted moderately against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails

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Bob Ainsworth hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Labour MP for Coventry North East

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Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Justice
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Drugs: Misuse
  • Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations
  • Drugs: Rehabilitation
  • Social Security Benefits: Appeals
  • 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 86 written questions in the last year — 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 66.31% 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.
  • 111 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Bob Ainsworth’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 664 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
5 April 2013, received payment of £525 from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys in May 2012, June 2012, September 2012, October-November 2012, November-December 2012, January 2013 and February 2013. Hours: about 6 hrs in total. (Registered 18 April 2013)

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