How Mike Gapes voted since 2001
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Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
Voted moderately against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
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Mike Gapes hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Gosport (Caroline Dinenage). I agree very much with what she has just said. There is broad cross-party agreement in the House about the importance of the NATO alliance, defence spending and Britain’s role in the world. There are of course a few Members—sadly, they are not in the Chamber for me to provoke—who would disagree....
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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
Currently held offices
- Member, Foreign Affairs Committee
- Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee)
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, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (13 Jan 2010 to 6 May 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)
- Chair, Foreign Affairs Committee (18 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 20 Jul 2005)
- Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 18 Jul 2005)
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (11 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Defence Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Defence Committee (20 Oct 2003 to 12 Jul 2005)
- Member, Defence Committee (24 Nov 1999 to 11 May 2001)
- Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 21 Mar 1997)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 50 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 17 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 67.19% 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") 588 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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