Quite often rebels against their party in their last parliament
How David Drew voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted very strongly for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted moderately for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted against increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted moderately for the hunting banDetails
- Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted moderately against equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted strongly for introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted moderately for a smoking banDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent ParliamentDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what assessment he has made of the effects of (a) private finance initiative contracts relating to and (b) Government funding of residual waste plants on the ability of small businesses and community groups to set up residual waste projects.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a public announcement when the last US cluster munitions have been removed from the UK.
To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families if he will issue guidance to school governors on their individual liability in respect of decisions on the employment of staff.
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Former Labour MP for Stroud
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Topics of interest
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Home Department
- Western Sahara
- Bovine TB
- Bovine Tuberculosis
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?)