How Kenneth Clarke voted since 2001
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Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
Voted moderately for increasing the rate of VAT Source
Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted moderately for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
Voted strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local government Source
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Kenneth Clarke hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
May I sympathise with the Prime Minister on being taken by surprise on a subject that everybody in the Foreign Office and the Treasury must have known was coming along for the past five months, because British officials carried out the huge revision of the British GNP? I congratulate him on now choosing the sensible points, which are how to challenge the methodology and get the size of this...
Constitution: The Office of Lord Chancellor.
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Conservative MP for Rushcliffe
Entered House of Commons on 18 June 1970 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Contingency Planning
- Political Asylum
- Nottingham East Midlands Airport
- Protective Suits
Other offices held in the past
- Minister without Portfolio (6 Sep 2012 to 14 Jul 2014)
- The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice (12 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Business (27 Jul 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform, Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (4 Jun 2009 to 27 Jul 2009)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform, Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (19 Jan 2009 to 4 Jun 2009)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform, Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (19 Jan 2009 to 19 Jan 2009)
- Chairman of the Democracy Task Force, Conservative Party (16 Dec 2005 to 11 Jan 2007)
- Chairman, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) (6 Dec 2005 to 10 Nov 2009)
- Chairman, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, House of Lords Reform (Joint Committee) (to 11 Apr 2005)
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- Has spoken in 7 debates in the last year — well 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 56.45% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 14 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 3813 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 27 Oct 2014.
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK
Address of donor: Motor Sports House, Riverside Park, Colnbrook, SL3 0HG
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets for British Grand Prix
and hospitality, with a total value of £972
Date of receipt of donation: 6 July 2014
Date of acceptance of donation: 6 July 2014
Donor status: company, registration number 1344829
(Registered 29 July 2014)
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