Alan Beith

MP, Berwick-upon-Tweed

Berwick-upon-Tweed Liberal Democrat

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How Alan Beith voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
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Alan Beith occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Women and Equalities: East Coast Main Line 27 Nov 2014

    Does the Secretary of State recognise that what matters to my constituents is not who owns the operator but whether the trains are on time, clean, reasonably priced, retain good staff and stop at places such as Berwick and Alnmouth?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Mobile Networks and Broadband (Northumberland) 27 Nov 2014

    Innovative small business in my constituency, such as Shepherds Walks in Rothbury, have doubled their business as a result of the availability of superfast broadband under this valuable scheme. The remaining areas have businesses that could do the same if they were given a chance, so can he report any progress on alternative technical solutions for the most difficult-to-reach areas?
  • Written Answers — Scotland Office: Health Services 26 Nov 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, if he will take steps to encourage cross-border co-operation in health services.

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Liberal Democrat MP for Berwick-upon-Tweed

Entered House of Commons on 8 November 1973 — unknown

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Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Health
  • Trade and Industry
  • Defence
  • Treasury
  • Unpaid Advisers
  • Public Records
  • Correspondence
  • Parliamentary Advisers
  • Project Sponsorship

Currently held offices

  • Member, National Policy Statements Sub-Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (2 Feb 2010 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (14 Jan 2010 to 19 Jan 2010)
  • Member, Committee on Issue of Privilege (Police Searches on Parliamentary Estate) (10 Aug 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (3 Dec 2008 to 11 May 2010)
  • Chairman, Justice Committee (15 Nov 2007 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Justice Committee (7 Nov 2007 to 15 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee (17 Oct 2006 to 3 Dec 2008)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee (4 Oct 2006 to 12 Oct 2006)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security (Cabinet Office) Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 25 Nov 2008)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Chairman, Constitutional Affairs Committee (20 Jul 2005 to 7 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Constitutional Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 20 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security (Cabinet Office) Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Chairman, Constitutional Affairs Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 62 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 32 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 76.66% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 9 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 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") 2149 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 24 Nov 2014.

11. Miscellaneous
Chairman of the Historic Chapels Trust.

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