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 moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Source
Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
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Tom Clarke hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what medical research charities he has met to discuss the Off-patent Drugs Bill.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the contribution by the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health of 7 November 2014, Official Report, column 1118, what the evidential basis is for the statement that the Off-patent Drugs Bill will impede the uptake of innovative medicines by making doctors feel that they should not use medicines except for their licensed...
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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 41 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 19 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 69.74% 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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