Frank Dobson

MP, Holborn and St Pancras

Holborn and St Pancras Labour

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How Frank Dobson voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
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Frank Dobson hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • High Speed 2 (Compensation) 21 Oct 2014

    I do not wish to delay the Minister in turning his attention to the tunnel, but can he explain why the terms for urban areas are different from those for rural areas?
  • High Speed 2 (Compensation) 21 Oct 2014

    My constituents might not fancy the idea of a new station, but what they really do not want is having to live next to a construction site for a decade or more. That is what they are bothered about.
  • High Speed 2 (Compensation) 21 Oct 2014

    In my area, around Euston, people will be living next to the biggest construction site in Europe for 10 or 15 years. They will be living within a yard of the works. However, they will be entitled to no compensation at all. As the right hon. Lady will know, uncertainty is a major source of blight. The revised proposals for Euston were supposed to be presented next month, but that has now been...

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Labour MP for Holborn and St Pancras

Entered House of Commons on 3 May 1979 — General election

Also represented Camden Holborn and St Pancras South

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Transport
  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Foundation Hospitals
  • High Speed 2 Railway Line
  • NHS Direct
  • IT Contracts
  • Departmental Manpower

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Administration Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 2 Nov 2010)
  • Member, Administration Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 5 Feb 2008)
  • Secretary of State, Department of Health (3 May 1997 to 11 Oct 1999)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 30 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 62.88% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 11 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") 1613 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
6 August 2014, £75 paid to direct to local organisation by Populus, 10 Northborough Street, London EC1V 0AT, for completing an interview on 28 July 2014. Hours: 35 mins. (Registered 26 August 2014)

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