John Denham

MP, Southampton, Itchen

Southampton, Itchen Labour

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How John Denham voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately for university tuition fees Source
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John Denham hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • bill presented: Hazaras (Afghanistan and Pakistan) 1 Sep 2014

    I thank the Minister. I know that his interest in these matters predates his appointment to the Front Bench, on which I congratulate him. I hope that we can develop the same relationship we had with his predecessor, who personally went further than other Ministers had done to raise the issue with the Pakistan authorities. I want to say three things. First, I want to put on record my tribute...
  • bill presented: Hazaras (Afghanistan and Pakistan) 1 Sep 2014

    I beg to move, That this House has considered the position of Hazaras in Afghanistan and Pakistan. I am grateful for this debate, and I speak as an MP and as chair of the Hazara all-party parliamentary group. In recent weeks, we have seen ethnic and religious minorities face appalling violence at the hands of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in Iraq and Syria. This debate is about...
  • bill presented: Hazaras (Afghanistan and Pakistan) 1 Sep 2014

    I think there is indeed a strong case for that, and I will come in a moment to the responsibility of the international community. In other parts of Pakistan, the Pakistan state has made significant efforts against, for example, the Pakistan Taliban, that have not been made in Quetta. The Pakistan Government are clearly in breach of their international obligation to protect their people. We...

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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
  • Departmental Procurement
  • Apprentices
  • 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)

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  • Has spoken in 17 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 85 written questions in the last year — well 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 63.74% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1067 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 26 Aug 2014.

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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