How Vincent Cable voted since 2001
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- Voted moderately for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
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Vincent Cable never rebelled against their party in this parliament
Regulatory Reform: Better Regulation?.
Witnesses: Rt Hon Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Minister responsible for Regulation, Home Office and Minister responsible for Regulation, Department for Education; Regulatory Policy Committee and New Economics Foundation
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I beg to move, That the Bill be now read a Second time. The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill has two fundamental purposes, one of which is to help small businesses grow and succeed, and the other is to ensure that the UK continues to be regarded as a trusted and fair place in which to do business. It is an extensive Bill, and I fear that if I talked through the 12 parts, 149...
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Liberal Democrat MP for Twickenham
Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Trade and Industry
- Home Department
- Departmental Staff
- IT Projects
- Ascension Island
Other offices held in the past
- Deputy Leader and Shadow Chancellor (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Deputy Party Leader (20 Dec 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
- Shadow Chancellor & Deputy Party Leader, Treasury (20 Dec 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
- Acting Leader (16 Oct 2007 to 20 Dec 2007)
- Shadow Chancellor & Acting Party Leader, Treasury (16 Oct 2007 to 20 Dec 2007)
- Deputy Leader (4 Apr 2006 to 16 Oct 2007)
- Shadow Chancellor, Treasury (26 Jan 2004 to 16 Oct 2007)
Previous MPs in this constituency
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- Has spoken in 18 debates in the last year — below 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 low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 54.44% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 35 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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") 1274 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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