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
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what consideration he has given to amending the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977 to remove section 1(c) of schedule 1 on intellectual property contracts.
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what representations he has received in favour of the inclusion of intellectual property contracts in the Consumer Rights Bill.
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what consideration he has given to amending the Consumer Rights Bill to provide greater protection for creators against unfair contracts.
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Labour MP for Lewisham West and Penge
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Topics of interest
- Innovation and Skills
- Home Department
- 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 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.
- 192 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Jim Dowd’s activity
- 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
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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