Sometimes rebels against their party in their last parliament
How John Austin voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted strongly against introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted strongly against an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Has never voted on a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted against increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted moderately for a smoking banDetails
- Voted very strongly against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted strongly for introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted moderately for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted against allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted moderately for the hunting banDetails
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted strongly for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will issue guidance to primary care trusts implementing local enhanced services on incentives for primary care health professionals to identify and treat men and women over the age of 50 with (a) osteoporosis and (b) a history of fragility fractures.
To ask the Prime Minister what further consideration he has given to the matters raised in the letters from the hon. Member for Erith and Thamesmead of 15 April, 28 May and 8 December 2009 on the treatment of compensation payments and calculation of benefits in respect of service personnel killed in action.
To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what assessment he has made of the value for money of operating rail passenger services under public ownership; and if he will make a statement.
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Former Labour MP for Erith and Thamesmead
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Trade and Industry
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Dartford Crossing
- Bujagali Dam (Uganda)
- National Offender Management Service
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (7 Nov 2007 to 8 Dec 2009)
- Member, Unopposed Bills (Panel) Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Health Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 1 Nov 2005)
- Member, Health Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Unopposed Bills (Panel) Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
Future MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 3 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 13 written questions in the last year — 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 57.76% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- 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 20–21 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 74 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 118 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)