Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament
How Roger Godsiff voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted moderately against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted moderately against a smoking banDetails
- Voted against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted moderately for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted moderately for allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted strongly for restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted strongly for the hunting banDetails
- Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted very strongly for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted strongly against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted strongly for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted moderately against an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted moderately against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted moderately against a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted moderately against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted moderately against reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted strongly for introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integrationDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs whether he plans to bring forward legislative proposals to prohibit the possession and use of wild animals by circuses by the end of the present Parliament.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much was charged for the sale of NHS patient records to the Staple Inn Actuarial Society; what this money was used for; and what the cost to the NHS was of providing this information.
It is always a great pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Weir, and I welcome the opportunity to make a contribution to today’s debate on how our health service can use patient data to improve health care. Using data collected by the NHS to improve patient care sounds like a wonderful idea and it should be something that we can all support. However, almost nobody in the...
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Labour MP for Birmingham, Hall Green
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Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Home Department
- Innovation and Skills
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Medical Records: Databases
- Departmental Rail Travel
- Employment and Support Allowance
- IT Contracts
- Social Security Benefits
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- Has spoken in 6 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 153 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 50.30% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 1 annotation 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") 79 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)