Joe Benton

MP, Bootle

Bootle Labour

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How Joe Benton voted since 2001
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  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted moderately for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Source
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Joe Benton occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Labour MP for Bootle

Entered House of Commons on 8 November 1990 — unknown

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Topics of interest

  • Education and Skills
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Trade and Industry
  • Treasury
  • Health Services
  • Iran
  • Procurement
  • Transport (Bootle)
  • Bootle Schools

Currently held offices

  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (17 Jun 2013 to 5 Jul 2013)
  • Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 1 debate 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 medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 50.04% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 14–15 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") 29 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

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