Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament
How John Denham voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted moderately for a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted very strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted strongly against an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted strongly for the hunting banDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted strongly for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted moderately for a smoking banDetails
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted very strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted strongly against reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted very strongly for introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted strongly for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted strongly for restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate changeDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
To ask the Secretary of State for Education what assessment he has made of the performance of schools sponsored by (a) AET and (b) Oasis; and if he will make a statement.
To ask the Secretary of State for Education what steps parents can take to require action to tackle failing performance in (a) local authority schools, (b) academies and (c) free schools.
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Labour MP for Southampton, Itchen
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Topics of interest
- Innovation and Skills
- Communities and Local Government
- Work and Pensions
- Departmental Procurement
- Departmental Billing
- Students: Finance
- Gender Pay Gap
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
- Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government (10 Jun 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Secretary of State, Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (28 Jun 2007 to 10 Jun 2009)
- Member, Liaison Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 3 Jun 2008)
- Chairman, Home Affairs Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 20 Jul 2007)
- Member, Liaison Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Chairman, Home Affairs Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Minister of State (Police, Courts and Drugs), Home Office (11 Jun 2001 to 18 Mar 2003)
- Minister of State, Department of Health (24 Dec 1998 to 11 Jun 2001)
- Minister of State, Department of Social Security (28 Jul 1998 to 24 Dec 1998)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Social Security (5 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1998)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 14 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 75 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 63.81% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 21 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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") 1058 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)