Jim Dowd

Lewisham West and Penge Labour

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How Jim Dowd voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted very strongly against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails

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Jim Dowd hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Labour MP for Lewisham West and Penge

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Home Department
  • Transport
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Copyright
  • Cancer: Health Services
  • Broadband
  • 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 69.24% 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") 158 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor: JTI
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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