Sometimes rebels against their party in their last parliament
How Colin Burgon voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted very strongly for the hunting banDetails
- Voted strongly against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted strongly for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted strongly against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted moderately for allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted moderately against introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted very strongly for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted against increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted moderately for a smoking banDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted moderately against a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
May I preface my remarks by paying tribute to my right hon. Friend the Member for West Dunbartonshire (John McFall) and echoing his comments about the staff? Like him, I am standing down at the next election, and I should like to thank all the staff of the House of Commons, especially the ladies in the Tea Room. I hope that that will get me a few more chips the next time I go in. I shall...
I am not sure that I have always bought into that analysis, but I will try to deal with the state and structure of the British economy during my speech because it is central to the debate. Another letter to the Financial Times on 18 February from a further group of respected economists said: "History is littered with examples of premature withdrawal of the government stimulus, from the US...
I share the hon. Gentleman's analysis. Indeed, we share a common analysis of the problems at Leeds United, but we had better not go there. It is interesting to see that we share that economic analysis as well. As Joseph Stiglitz explained last month-this picks up perfectly on the hon. Gentleman's intervention-we need "investments in technology, education and infrastructure . . . In short,...
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Topics of interest
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Home Department
- International Development
- Deputy Prime Minister
- Forensic Science Service
- Seasonal Fruit Pickers
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Home Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 14 Jun 2006)
Previous MPs in this constituency
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- Has spoken in 12 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 8 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Responsiveness to messages sent via WriteToThem.com in 2008: MP did not accept messages via WriteToThem.
- Has voted in 75.62% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 12 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 68 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.
6. Overseas visits
29 April-6 May 2009, to Cuba with the construction workers' union UCATT
, to meet with Cuban trade unionists, government representatives and representatives of civil society, and to visit education and health projects. The visit was paid for by trade union
Parsons and Partners. (Registered 29 May 2009)
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