Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament
How Oliver Heald voted on key issues since 2001
- Has never voted on a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted strongly for an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted strongly against introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted moderately for a smoking banDetails
- Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted moderately against equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted very strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted very strongly against the hunting banDetails
- Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted strongly against introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted strongly against restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted strongly for reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate changeDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
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More of Oliver Heald's recent appearances
Conservative MP for North East Hertfordshire
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Topics of interest
- Constitutional Affairs
- Work and Pensions
- Duchy of Lancaster
- Cabinet Office
- Mental Health
- Departmental Internet
- Departments: Manpower
- Departmental Consultants
- Departmental Information Officers
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) (23 Jun 2011 to 26 Mar 2012)
- Member, Standards and Privileges (26 Jul 2010 to 12 Dec 2012)
- Member, Selection Committee (27 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Work and Pensions Committee (11 Jun 2008 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Constitutional Affairs & Shadow Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (Assisted By Shadow Solicitor General), Constitutional Affairs (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Constitutional Affairs, Constitutional Affairs (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
- Shadow Leader of the House of Commons & Shadow Secretary of State for Constitutional Affairs, Leader of the House of Commons (17 Mar 2005 to 20 May 2005)
- Shadow Leader of the House (And Shadow Secretary of State for Constitutional Affairs), Parliament (9 Sep 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Constitutional Affairs, Home Affairs (9 Sep 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)
- Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Shadow Leader of the House, Parliament (10 May 2004 to 9 Sep 2004)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 9 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 80.85% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 10 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 951 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)