How Tom Clarke voted since 2001
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Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Source
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 strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
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Tom Clarke hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
My hon. Friend has rightly mentioned the problems caused by benefit changes. I recently initiated a debate in Westminster Hall about the change from disability living allowance to personal independence payments. When I telephoned my local benefits office in Bellshill, I was told that a man had been waiting for 14 months for a decision. Will she encourage the Government to accept their...
The Nigerian military have made considerable territorial gains in recent weeks. How can we build on that situation to ensure that there are free and proper elections next year?
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he plans to take to ensure the routine availability of raloxifene to reduce the risk of breast cancer developing in high-risk women.
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Labour MP for Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Entered House of Commons on 24 June 1982 — unknown
Also represented Coatbridge and Chryston; Monklands West; Coatbridge and Airdrie
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Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- International Development
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Housing Benefit
- Work Programme
Currently held offices
- Member, Standards Committee
- Member, Privileges Committee
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) (23 Jun 2011 to 26 Mar 2012)
- Member, Standards and Privileges (26 Jul 2010 to 7 Jan 2013)
- Member, Administration Committee (5 Feb 2008 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Draft Disability Discrimination Bill (Joint Committee) (to 11 Jun 2004)
- Minister of State (Film and Tourism), Department for Culture, Media & Sport (3 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1998)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 40 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 16 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 69.66% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 3 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below 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") 825 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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