Don Foster

MP, Bath

Bath Liberal Democrat

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How Don Foster voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
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Don Foster hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Bill Presented: Finance (No. 2) Bill 1 Apr 2014

    They voted against it.
  • Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Housing: Carbon Emissions 12 Sep 2013

    As set out in Budget 2013, the Government remains committed to implementing zero carbon homes from 2016. A further strengthening of the energy efficiency requirements in Building Regulations was announced in a written ministerial statement on 30 July 2013, Official Report, columns 165-66WS. A consultation seeking views on the next steps to zero carbon homes including a flexible way to help...
  • Brierfield and Nelson (Regeneration) 11 Sep 2013

    It is a great pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Gray. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Pendle (Andrew Stephenson) on securing the debate, on the forceful way he has drawn the Government’s attention to the concerns in his area and on his success in his lobbying endeavours to date. I understand the challenges that he has raised and I will address them as best I...

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Liberal Democrat MP for Bath

Entered House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Transport
  • Transport
  • Local Government and the Regions
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Railways
  • Olympic Games
  • Olympic Games 2012
  • Rail Safety
  • Sports: Finance

Currently held offices

  • Comptroller (HM Household) (Deputy Chief Whip, House of Commons)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (6 Sep 2012 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Shadow Culture, Media and Sport Secretary, and Olympics (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media & Sport, Culture, Media & Sport (26 Jan 2004 to 8 Jan 2009)

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  • Has spoken in 1 debate in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 81.34% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 6 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 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") 835 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 26 Aug 2014.

8. Land and Property
A flat in London, owned jointly with my wife, from which rental income is received.

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