How Tom Brake voted since 2001
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- Voted very strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted moderately against university tuition feesDetails
- Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
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Tom Brake hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
I have the rather daunting task of responding in the 30 minutes that remain to the 26 contributions we have heard this afternoon. I thank the Backbench Business Committee for facilitating the debate. As is customary, we first heard a contribution from the hon. Member for Southend West (Mr Amess), who has just returned to his seat. He displayed a high level of optimism—perhaps his level...
Indeed. The hon. Gentleman asked whether the Government—or the international community—are failing in relation to Russia. I hope that it is possible to bring together the different players to ensure that action is taken, but we will have to wait and see what happens. The hon. Member for Hayes and Harlington (John McDonnell) raised a number of issues. I will, if I may, highlight...
I entirely agree with the hon. Gentleman. Sir Robert may have heard his entreaty to produce such things, but I will also use this as an opportunity to thank Sir Robert on behalf of all Members. Members should consider the range of things in which Sir Robert has been involved. Let me name just a few. He was involved in implementing the Modernisation Committee’s reform of the legislative...
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Liberal Democrat MP for Carshalton and Wallington
Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
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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
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- Has spoken in 37 debates in the last year — above 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 84.63% 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") 732 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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