Bruce George

Former MP, Walsall South

Walsall South Labour

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How Bruce George voted since 2001
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  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted moderately for university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails

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Bruce George hardly ever rebelled against their party in their last parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — International Development: Rwanda: Politics and Government 22 Mar 2010

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development pursuant to the answer of 5 March 2010, Official Report, column 1416W, on Rwanda: politics and government, what representations his Department has made to ensure that full political rights, within the framework of Rwandan law, are upheld.
  • Written Answers — International Development: Rwanda: Politics and Government 5 Mar 2010

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent progress has been made on issues covered by point B.10 of the renewed Memorandum of Understanding between the UK and the Government of Rwanda, with particular reference to the registration of opposition parties in advance of presidential elections in August 2010.
  • Public Bill Committee: Sunbeds (Regulation) Bill: Clause 7 10 Feb 2010

    It is possible if one has not sought to take a serious view of this Bill to think that it is pretty manageable and pretty understandable. It is all about stopping those under 18 going into salons. But the more one reads about this area of policy, the more one realises how complicated it is. Therefore a public health officer who has not dealt with this issue before will not be able to meet the...

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Profile

Former Labour MP for Walsall South

Entered House of Commons on 28 February 1974 — General election

Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Treasury
  • International Development
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Dermatology
  • Elections: Monitoring
  • Sexual Health
  • Election Observers
  • Psoriasis/Psoriatic Arthritis

Other offices held in the past

  • Chairman, Defence Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 5 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 12 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 69.10% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — well 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.
  • 55 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 466 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

6. Overseas visits
14-19 May 2009, to Egypt, to meet with civil society leaders and government representatives to discuss Egyptian democracy and political freedoms, at the invitation of an Freedom House, an American NGO. My flights and accommodation were paid for by Freedom House. (Registered 18 June 2009)

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