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Mr John Gunnell
Former Labour MP for Morley and Rothwell
- Also represented Leeds South and Morley
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- Entered Parliament on 9 April 1992 — General election
- Left Parliament on 14 May 2001 — General election
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Mr John Gunnell voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Has never voted on replacing Trident. votes
- Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted for laws to stop climate change. votes
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- Never rebels against their party.
Most recent appearances
- Orders of the Day — Health and Social Care Bill: Before Clause 12 (10 May 2001)
“I add my voice to that of my hon. Friend the Member for Wakefield (Mr. Hinchliffe). When we considered this matter in the Health Committee, we were convinced of the need for a less haphazard advocacy system that was genuinely independent. Advocates must be independent of the hospital trusts that employ them and which they investigate. We certainly need the advocacy system to be more...”
- NHS Mental Health Services (1 Mar 2001)
“I rise to speak on the use of electro-convulsive therapy in the national health service, about which I have been concerned for a long time and which comes within the framework of the Select Committee's activities. In view of my impending retirement, this is probably my last opportunity to make this particular point, which is another reason for my wishing to speak. The Minister will be aware...”
- Government Support for the Arts (26 Nov 1999)
“I am fortunate to have experienced a painful event: as the leader of West Yorkshire council, I experienced being abolished. The loss of office and the loss of the work done by the council was a most painful experience. However, I can now look back on it as a positive one, because we were able to initiate and implement several arts initiatives, with the support of the relevant district...”
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- Has voted in 44.70% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation. (From Public Whip)
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