Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament
How John Cryer voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a smoking banDetails
- Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted strongly against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted strongly against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted very strongly for the hunting banDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted very strongly against reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted very strongly for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted strongly against an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted moderately for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted strongly for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted very strongly for restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integrationDetails
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May we have a debate on racism, particularly anti-Semitism? The repellent behaviour of Nicolas Anelka, and the pathetic and spineless response of the Football Association, remind us that racism is always there and always requires vigilance.
Bogus self-employment continues to spread through the construction industry, in part because the number of HMRC employer compliance inspections has halved in four years. Does the Secretary of State regret that?
The Minister says that the service will be more accessible, but can he guarantee that? More than 280 offices will be closed. It is very difficult for the ordinary man and woman in the street to see how the service will be more accessible than it is now. I am sure that he will use the phrase, “Taking the service to the people, rather than people coming to bricks and mortar.” The...
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Labour MP for Leyton and Wanstead
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Deputy Prime Minister
- Work and Pensions
- Constitutional Treaty
- European Constitution
- Hospital Treatment
- Prison Service
- English Language: Education
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Treasury Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 14 Nov 2011)
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- Has spoken in 48 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 5 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2005, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 74.29% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 10 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above 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") 168 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)