Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament
How Jim Dowd voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted moderately for allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted strongly for introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted very strongly against reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted very strongly for the hunting banDetails
- Voted very strongly for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted very strongly for introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted very strongly for restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted moderately for a smoking banDetails
- Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted very strongly against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted very strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted strongly against a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted moderately against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what discussions he, Ministers or officials of his Department have had with the Mayor of London and officials or members of the Greater London Authority and the London Borough of Bromley on development of the upper site at Crystal Palace; and what the outcome of those discussions was.
To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government when he plans to bring forward amendments to the Bromley London Borough Council (Crystal Palace) Act 1990.
I am grateful to my hon. Friend, particularly for his last remark, as I have had e-mails telling me that I won’t, although I will put that to one side. I think I may have omitted to say in my remarks what a fine sauce Henderson’s is.
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Labour MP for Lewisham West and Penge
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Innovation and Skills
- Culture Media and Sport
- Cancer: Health Services
- Copyright: Education
- Theft: Mobile Phones
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Health Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Draft Mental Incapacity Bill (Joint Committee) (to 11 Jun 2004)
- Member, Health Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Government Whip (technically a Lords Commissioner, HM Treasury) (6 May 1997 to 11 Jun 2001)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 12 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 5 written questions in the last year — below 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 68.81% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — below 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") 153 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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Last updated: 24 Feb 2014.
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK
Address of donor : Members Hill, Brooklands Rd, Weybridge, KT13 0QU
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets and associated hospitality for Glyndebourne at an approximate value of £1,533.32
Date of receipt of donation: 13 June 2013
Date of acceptance of donation: 13 June 2013
Donor status: company, registration 01501573
(Registered 20 June 2013)
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