How George Howarth voted since 2001
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- Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
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George Howarth occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament
Type 1 diabetes and young people – George Howarth.
It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Reigate (Crispin Blunt), who stressed the importance of getting independent advice. That advice was well worth giving, but I simply observe that in the past people have had independent advice but it has not always turned out to be to their advantage. There are two kinds of independent advice: good advice and bad advice. How we distinguish...
I agree, but my concern is that the people giving the advice need to be competent; it is not necessarily a question of whom they are connected to. I want to use the time available to me to talk about the Budget and poverty, but first I wish to refer to my experience of volunteering in our local food bank—the Big Help Project—last Saturday at the Tesco supermarket in Prescot, in my...
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Labour MP for Knowsley
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Topics of interest
- Lord Chancellor
- Home Department
- Work and Pensions
- Tram and Light Rail Schemes
- Social Rented Housing
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (15 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Chairman, Armed Forces Bill Committee (3 Aug 2006 to 27 Nov 2008)
- Member, Conventions (Joint Committee) (13 Jun 2006 to 23 May 2008)
- Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (20 Dec 2005 to 3 Aug 2006)
- Member, Intelligence and Security (Cabinet Office) Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Draft Mental Health Bill (Joint Committee) (22 Jul 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Northern Ireland Office (28 Jul 1999 to 11 Jun 2001)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Home Office (5 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1999)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 30 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 37 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 67.58% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 12 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above 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") 729 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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