John Denham

MP, Southampton, Itchen

Southampton, Itchen Labour

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How John Denham voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted moderately for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
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John Denham hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Westminster Hall 3 Feb 2015

    Compensation for victims of badly installed cavity wall installation – John Denham. 9:30 am – 11:00 am
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Higher Education: Finance 26 Jan 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what recent estimate he has made of the average unit costs of (a) the face value of student loans, (b) the resource costs of student loans, (c) teaching grants through the Higher Education Funding Council for England, (d) maintenance grant and (e) access spending by institutions in respect of additional students entering...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — House of Commons Commission: Draft Scotland Clauses 22 Jan 2015

    As a result of this statement it is much clearer what the governance of Scotland will be; it is much less clear what the governance of England will be, and which decisions will be retained at UK level. The paper produced by the Leader of the House before Christmas was inadequate and inconclusive. Is it time for a clear statement that considers all aspects of the governance of England, where...

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Labour MP for Southampton, Itchen

Entered House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election


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Topics of interest

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Transport
  • Health
  • Work and Pensions
  • Apprentices
  • Departmental Procurement
  • Pakistan
  • Departmental Billing
  • Higher Education: Admissions

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

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  • Has spoken in 19 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 59 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 62.43% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 22 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.
  • 108 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on John Denham’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1073 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.

8. Land and Property
A part share in a house in London from which rental income is derived.
(Registered 22 October 2012)

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