Andrew George

MP, St Ives

St Ives Liberal Democrat

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How Andrew George voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
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Andrew George quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: Local Government Finance 18 Dec 2014

    Cornwall, the poorest region in the country, is already doing more with less. Before the Conservative opposition in Cornwall runs another shameless campaign for a council tax freeze as the council faces a cut of a third of its budget over the next three years, causing carnage in the local authority, will the Minister reflect on his statement today that he is closing the gap between...
  • Energy and Climate Change: A and E and Ambulance Services 18 Dec 2014

    My right hon. Friend is fully aware, because he attended the Health Committee last week, that accident and emergency services do not operate in isolation. So does he not agree that integrating not only in-hours and out-of-hours GPs, NHS 111, ambulances services and minor injuries units, but social services, mental health services and dental services is essential to ensure that we have fewer...
  • Energy and Climate Change: Topical Questions 18 Dec 2014

    Thank you, Mr Speaker. I apologise: I was in conversation. On renewable projects, particularly large-scale solar and large-scale onshore wind, is the Secretary of State making sure that community benefit is being assured in terms not just of the energy created, but of the share in the resource?

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Liberal Democrat MP for St Ives

Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Health
  • International Development
  • Treasury
  • Communities and Local Government
  • GM Crops
  • Bovine TB
  • Bovine Tuberculosis
  • Fisheries
  • Iraq

Currently held offices

  • Member, Health Committee

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)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 61 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 14 written questions in the last year — 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 73.74% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 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") 658 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA:
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)
June 2014, £75 donation to local charity or voluntary organisation. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 17 June 2014)
June 2014, £75 donation to local charity or voluntary organisation. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 17 June 2014)
30 April 2014, £75 donation to local charity or voluntary organisation. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 8 August 2014)
29 July 2014, £75 donation to local charity or voluntary organisation. Hours: 55 mins. (Registered 8 August 2014)
Populus, Northburgh House, 10 Northburgh Street, London EC1V 0AT:
6 August 2014, £75 donation to local charity or voluntary organisation. Hours: 35 mins. (Registered 10 September 2014)

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