Martin Caton

Former MP, Gower

Gower Labour

A selection of Martin Caton's votes

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  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Details
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
  • Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Details
  • Has never voted on greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details

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Martin Caton hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Former Labour MP for Gower

Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — 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

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (6 Dec 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (16 Dec 2003 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (12 Dec 2001 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 17 Jul 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 6 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 63.44% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
  • 73 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 121 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

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