Malcolm Bruce

MP, Gordon

Gordon Liberal Democrat

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How Malcolm Bruce voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
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Malcolm Bruce hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • International Development (Official Development Assistance Target) Bill 12 Sep 2014

    Further to that point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. May I join in the tributes and recognition? Ian Paisley was one of those larger-than-life characters that this House has been proud to embrace. He never had any difficulty making his voice heard. Before the microphones came in, he showed that he did not even need one. The hon. Member for Foyle (Mark Durkan) is right that he will be...
  • International Development (Official Development Assistance Target) Bill 12 Sep 2014

    I am pleased to follow the hon. Member for Bristol East (Kerry McCarthy) and recall the visit that she and I made to Uganda. I welcome the positive news now that most of those people have been able to return to their homes, after an appalling period as refugees. I also follow the shadow Secretary of State, who is not in his place, in his tribute to Jim Dobbin, with whom I visited Bangladesh...
  • International Development (Official Development Assistance Target) Bill 12 Sep 2014

    I am sorry I gave way, because the hon. Gentleman had already made that point. I thought I had made the point that we would be breaking up a world-class organisation, damaging and distracting it. I do not think Scotland will be able to come up with anything comparable any time soon.

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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 6 written questions in the last year — 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 63.64% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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.
  • 54 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Malcolm Bruce’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1129 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 26 Aug 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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