Sometimes rebels against their party in their last parliament
How Robert Key voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted moderately against introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted strongly against more EU integrationDetails
- Voted moderately for greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted moderately for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted strongly for an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted very strongly against the hunting banDetails
- Voted moderately for a smoking banDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted moderately against introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
Is my hon. Friend content with clause 31, on the digital switchover? It is estimated that the costs to the consumer will be £800 million, and there is no sign of manufacturers of DAB radios producing cheap radios, no estimate of the cost of throwing away millions of existing FM sets, no sign that the motor car industry is going to come up with the goods- [Interruption.] A Labour Back...
The people of Estonia have held this country in particular regard ever since the intervention of the Royal Navy in their war of independence after the first world war. In fashioning the future foreign and defence policy of this country, will this Government and the next never forget the professionalism and sacrifice of Estonian forces fighting alongside British forces in Afghanistan and the...
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Former Conservative MP for Salisbury
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Topics of interest
- Trade and Industry
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Married Quarters Estate
- South West Regional Assembly
- Munitions Depots
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (6 Mar 2008 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Draft Human Tissue and Embryos Bill (Joint Committee) (14 May 2007 to 3 Jun 2008)
- Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (20 Dec 2005 to 27 Nov 2008)
- Member, Finance & Services Committee (20 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Defence Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Liaison Committee (20 Jan 2005 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Shadow Minister, Environment and Transport (19 Nov 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)
- Shadow Minister, Economic Affairs (18 Nov 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)
- Member, Liaison Committee (21 Sep 2004 to 12 Oct 2004)
- Member, Science and Technology Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Chairman, Information Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Finance & Services Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
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- Has spoken in 51 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 43 written questions in the last year — above 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 59.16% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 6 annotations 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.
- 50 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 765 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)