Quite often rebels against their party in this parliament
How Andrew George voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted a mixture of for and against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted strongly for the hunting banDetails
- Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted moderately for restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted moderately against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted very strongly against Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted strongly for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted a mixture of for and against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted moderately for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted moderately for a smoking banDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted very strongly against a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted moderately against reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted strongly against introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
What assessment he has made of the effects on businesses of banks’ lending practices.
While bankers are still happily filling their boots with multi-million pound bungs, thousands of small and medium-sized enterprises across this land are being sucked dry by those same banks. Regulators are offering only woefully limp regulation at the moment, so is it not now time for Ministers to step in to protect SMEs from these mis-sold interest rate hedging products?
As the right hon. Gentleman knows, I was critical of the last Labour Government for rather bizarrely rolling out the red carpet for the private sector and, indeed, allowing financial targets to distort clinical priorities to an extent which, I think, created the circumstances that led to the Mid Staffs difficulties. He has mentioned integration of care. Does the Labour party propose full...
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Liberal Democrat MP for St Ives
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Topics of interest
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- International Development
- Communities and Local Government
- GM Crops
- Bovine TB
- Bovine Tuberculosis
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (20 Nov 2007 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Secretary of State for International Development, International Development (1 Jun 2005 to 21 Mar 2006)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Rural Affairs & Food, Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (26 Jan 2004 to 1 Jun 2005)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 76 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 72 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 76.11% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 3 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below 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") 631 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 24 Feb 2014.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA:
26 February 2013, £75 donation to local charity or voluntary organisation. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 11 March 2013)
26 March 2013, £75 donation to local charity or voluntary organisation. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 23 April 2013)
13 January 2014, £75 donation to local charity or voluntary organisation. Hours: 60 mins. (Registered 21 January 2014)
17 January 2014, £75 donation to local charity or voluntary organisation. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 23 January 2014)
31 January 2013, payment of £400 from Sunday Publishing, 207 Union Street, London SE1 0LN, for an article for the Ethos Journal
. Hours: 4 hrs. Payment donated to a local charity or voluntary organisation. (Registered 13 February 2013)
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