How Tom Brake voted since 2001
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- Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
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Tom Brake hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
It is a pleasure to respond to the pre-recess Adjournment debate. As is customary, I will do so at some length to my hon. Friend the Member for Southend West (Mr Amess), who opened the debate. Hon. Members who can see the Dispatch Box will notice that I have a significant number of notes relating to the points he raised—I will take them in no particular order—but I hope to leave...
I rather worried that the final sentence of my hon. Friend’s intervention would be a requirement to respond in suitable detail to all the other speeches. I do not want to give away any secrets, but there are advantages to Members letting me know in advance what will be in their speech, because it perhaps ensures a slightly greater degree of detail in the response. Fortunately for me,...
We have learnt two more stunning twitcher facts this afternoon. They will go down on the record and in years to come people will read my right hon. Friend’s contribution and benefit from his expertise on bird watching. My right hon. Friend also explained that Malta was not on his holiday list until it addressed the issue of turtledoves and the wall of lead that birds fly into as they...
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Liberal Democrat MP for Carshalton and Wallington
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Topics of interest
- Local Government and the Regions
- International Development
- Home Department
- London Underground
- Departmental Pay
- Airwave Service
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Home Affairs Minister; Shadow Minister of London and the Olympics (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Spokesperson for London, Cross-Portfolio and Non-Portfolio Responsibilities (6 Mar 2008 to 8 Jan 2009)
- Shadow Minister, Home Affairs (6 Mar 2008 to 8 Jan 2009)
- Member, Home Affairs Committee (4 Mar 2008 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (15 Nov 2007 to 22 Nov 2007)
- Shadow Minister (London and the Olympics), Culture, Media & Sport (5 Jul 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
- Shadow Minister, Department for Communities and Local Government (2 Aug 2006 to 6 Mar 2008)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Transport (And Scotland), Transport (1 Jun 2005 to 21 Mar 2006)
- Other Whip (26 Jan 2004 to 1 Jun 2005)
- Shadow Secretary of State for International Development, International Development (26 Jan 2004 to 1 Jun 2005)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 33 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 84.28% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 20 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 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") 704 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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