Martin Caton

MP, Gower

Gower Labour

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How Martin Caton voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local government Source
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Martin Caton hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: European Space Agency 6 Nov 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what assessment his Department has made of the reasons for the time taken for the general release of data from European Science Agency (ESA) projects; and if he will make future UK contributions to ESA projects conditional on full and immediate release of all data.
  • Dangerous Driving Offences (Sentencing) 4 Nov 2014

    Order. I am afraid that is far too long for an intervention.
  • Ovarian Cancer (Gene Testing) 4 Nov 2014

    Order. We can now move on to the final debate of the afternoon, which is on sentencing for dangerous driving offences. The Member leading the debate has already indicated that many hon. Members would like to intervene, which is entirely in his gift. I will only say that we do want to hear the Minister as well, because the questions that are asked need to be answered. I ask everyone to bear...

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Labour MP for Gower

Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Department
  • International Development
  • Health
  • Kenya
  • Unexploded Ordnance
  • Guantanamo Bay
  • Rescue Services
  • Afghanistan

Currently held offices

  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (15 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 10 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 2 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 63.27% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 5 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 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") 121 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

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Last updated: 10 Nov 2014.

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