Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament
How Malcolm Bruce voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted moderately against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted strongly for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted very strongly against Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted moderately for reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted moderately against the hunting banDetails
- Voted moderately for a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted very strongly against introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted strongly for a smoking banDetails
- Voted strongly for an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted moderately against a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted moderately for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
I thank my hon. Friend the Member for West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine (Sir Robert Smith) for securing this timely debate and the Backbench Business Committee for allowing it to happen. I feel privileged to be taking part. As important as this debate is—and it is very important —we should not overestimate our ability to influence cultural change within Afghanistan just by...
Of course I accept that, but we should not underestimate the challenge. That is why we need to work with local women and women’s groups and accept the way in which they want to achieve change and support them. Our second report on Afghanistan, which was published 18 months ago, said: “The treatment of women in Afghanistan after troops pull out in 2014 will be the litmus test of...
The UK contribution to humanitarian relief in the middle east has been unparalleled. Indeed, the United Nations would have had difficulty coping without it. Does the Secretary of State acknowledge, however, that it is difficult to sustain, and what is she doing to ensure that other countries, including France, make comparable contributions?
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Liberal Democrat MP for Gordon
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Topics of interest
- Trade and Industry
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Work and Pensions
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Export Credits Guarantee Department
- Green Ministers
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, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (7 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Committee on Arms Export Controls (18 Apr 2008 to 7 Oct 2009)
- Chairman, International Development Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Liaison Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, International Development Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 1 Nov 2005)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Trade & Industry, Trade & Industry (26 Jan 2004 to 1 Jun 2005)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 32 debates in the last year — 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 medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 63.41% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 15 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above 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") 1112 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)