David Drew

Former MP, Stroud

Stroud Labour

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How David Drew voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted very strongly for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition feesDetails

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David Drew quite often rebelled against their party in their last parliament

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Former Labour MP for Stroud

Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — General election (stood again)

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Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Sudan
  • Western Sahara
  • Bovine TB
  • Bovine Tuberculosis
  • Housing

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committee on Reform of the House of Commons (10 Aug 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, South West Regional Select Committee (4 Mar 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 155 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 661 written questions in the last year — well above 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 78.88% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 24 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 62 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 769 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

4. Sponsorship or financial or material support
I am provided with an intern sponsored by CARE (Christian Action, Research and Education).

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