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Conservative MP for Charnwood
- Also represented Loughborough
- Entered Parliament on 3 May 1979 — General election
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Stephen Dorrell voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately against introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Has never voted on a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted moderately against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted moderately against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted moderately against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted moderately against more EU integration. votes
- Voted strongly against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Select Committee membership
- Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (since 6 Dec 2010)
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 19 Jul 2010)
- Member, Health Committee (since 10 Jun 2010)
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Health, Treasury, Education and Skills, Home Department, Deputy Prime Minister
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Government Offices (East Midlands), Capital Spending (Leicestershire), Crimes of Violence: Charnwood, Speech and Language Therapists, Information Officers
(based on written questions asked by Stephen Dorrell and answered by departments)
- Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Out-of-hospital Care (Elderly People) (26 Nov 2013)
“Does my right hon. Friend agree that successive Governments over 30 years have talked about the importance of joining up the different bits of the health care system and joining that up with social care? Is not the difference between this Government and their predecessors that, through health and wellbeing boards, the integrated care fund, named GPs and the pioneers programme that he has...”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General: Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust (19 Nov 2013)
“I commend my right hon. Friend for the thoughtful and thorough way in which he has conducted the reaction to the publication of the Francis inquiry. Does he agree that the most chilling finding of Francis was that professional people whose focus should have been on the needs of their patients found themselves, in Francis’s words, “doing the system’s business”? Is not...”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Changes to Health Services in London (30 Oct 2013)
“Does my right hon. Friend agree that we tackle health inequalities, and improve health outcomes and access to accident and emergency departments, by facing up to the need to make difficult decisions to change the way care is delivered to keep it up to date? Does he further agree that today we have seen a Government who are prepared to face those challenges, and an Opposition spokesman who has...”
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- Has spoken in 20 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 68.43% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well below average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 20–21 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") 1078 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 25 Nov 2013. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05 (ranking out of 659)||2003/04 (ranking out of 658)||2002/03 (ranking out of 657)||2001/02 (ranking out of 657)|
|Staying away from main home||£16,458 (400th)||£22,368 (272nd)||£18,595 (433rd)||£18,421||£18,045 (396th)||£18,726 (332nd)||£19,022 (joint 363rd with 2 others)||£10,620 (553rd)|
|Office running costs||£9,752 (581st)||£5,638 (632nd)||£10,110 (619th)||£6,606||£10,120 (605th)||£9,539 (636th)||£9,167 (631st)||£5,886 (611th)|
|Staffing costs||£60,272 (632nd)||£87,978 (316th)||£63,408 (619th)||£55,434||£51,802 (641st)||£50,141 (636th)||£51,924 (613th)||£42,063 (468th)|
|Communications Allowance||£387 (588th)||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£6,118 (373rd)1||£5,967 (398th)2||£5,930 (404th)||£5,377||£10,682 (313th)||£9,277 (353rd)||£9,509 (346th)||£7,748 (333rd)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£234 (269th)||£153 (joint 308th with 1 other)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£2,865 (397th)||£700 (360th)||£194 (630th)||£547||£528 (485th)||£513 (502nd)||£960 (joint 355th with 2 others)||£413 (583rd)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£2,540 (290th)||£1,342 (532nd)||£1,862||£1,076 (562nd)||£1,195 (529th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,135 (joint 443rd with 1 other)||£964 (472nd)||£0||£1,945 (joint 204th with 5 others)||£1,945 (joint 199th with 6 others)||£1,945 (joint 196th with 6 others)||£1,945 (joint 186th with 5 others)|
|Total||£96,087 (634th)||£126,479 (563rd)||£100,543 (631st)||£88,247||£94,198 (635th)||£91,336 (629th)||£92,527 (600th)||£68,675 (606th)|