How Mike Gapes voted since 2001
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Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
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Mike Gapes hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
Does the Prime Minister agree that we are facing a struggle with an ideology—the ideology of violent Islamist jihadism, which, although it is only a small minority ideology in the Muslim community, is linked to the phenomenon of the self-starting terrorist? Does he agree that we need not just our state institutions but the whole of our society to challenge, confront and defeat that ideology?
It is a pleasure to follow the pro-European views of the right hon. Member for Banbury (Sir Tony Baldry). I agree with everything he said and wish to reiterate one of the points he made: of the 4,000 criminals arrested in this country under the EAW, 95% were foreign nationals. We need to make that point. The EAW is a mechanism to get bad people out of our country to be put on trial and then,...
The Home Secretary is making an excellent case for the European arrest warrant. Why did she not put that forward two weeks ago? She could have made the case then.
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Labour MP for Ilford South
Entered House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- UK Border Agency
- Entry Clearances
- UK Visas and Immigration
- Sri Lanka
Other offices held in the past
- Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (2 Feb 2010 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (14 Jan 2010 to 19 Jan 2010)
- Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (7 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Committee on Arms Export Controls (18 Apr 2008 to 7 Oct 2009)
- Member, Liaison Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Chairman, Foreign Affairs Committee (20 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 20 Jul 2005)
- Member, Defence Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
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- Has spoken in 47 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 18 written questions in the last year — 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 67.02% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below 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") 575 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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