Malcolm Bruce

MP, Gordon

Gordon Liberal Democrat

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How Malcolm Bruce voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted moderately against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
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Malcolm Bruce occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: G20 17 Nov 2014

    In the conversations with Mr Putin, did the Prime Minister remind him of his unwelcome interventions in Georgia and Transnistria, and make it clear that the Baltic states were clearly off limits to the EU and NATO? May I welcome what the Prime Minister said about additional funding for Ebola and the global attack on taxes? On climate change—on which Britain has been in the lead...
  • Opposition Day — [9th Allotted Day]: Income Tax 5 Nov 2014

    The motion seems to me a distraction for a party that has no credible economic policy and wants to draw attention away from that fact. We, as Liberal Democrats, voted for the reduction from 50p to 45p, but on the conditions which we negotiated within the Government, that rich people would pay substantially more in taxes as a direct result. That is precisely what has happened. It ill behoves...
  • Opposition Day — [9th Allotted Day]: Income Tax 5 Nov 2014

    No, I will not at this time, and I want to let other hon. Members in. That is what happened and I had the debate then. The point I want to make is that the Labour party has never yet had the will to say sorry to the British people for what it bequeathed to us. The fact is that the economy collapsed by 7% in a single year. It has been a huge heavy lifting task for this Government to rebuild...

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Liberal Democrat MP for Gordon

Entered House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Trade and Industry
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Work and Pensions
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Export Credits Guarantee Department
  • Christmas
  • Asbestos
  • Bechtel
  • Green Ministers

Currently held offices

  • Deputy Leader, Liberal Democrats

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 33 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below 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 63.50% 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.
  • 59 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Malcolm Bruce’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1135 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 24 Nov 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
£250 received from Wroxton College, Wroxton OX15 6PX, for preparing and delivering a talk on 7 May 2014. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 19 May 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: The European Azerbaijan Society
Address of donor: 15 Queen Anne’s Gate, London SW1H 9BU
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £2,423, comprising £1,943 for flights and £480 for 4 nights at a hotel
Destination of visit: Baku, Azerbaijan
Date of visit: 26 May to 29 May 2014
Purpose of visit: to meet with political and parliamentary figures including the President of the Republic, ministers, the British Ambassador, local public service centres, representatives of international organisations and human rights groups.
 (Registered 4 July 2014)

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