David Kidney

Former MP, Stafford

Stafford Labour

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How David Kidney voted since 2001
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  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
  • Voted strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails

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David Kidney occasionally rebelled against their party in their last parliament

Recent appearances

  • Energy and Climate Change: Fuel Poverty 8 Apr 2010

    The 2008 fuel poverty statistics report will be published on 14 October 2010. This will contain the 2008 fuel poverty numbers for England and the UK. Final figures can be produced only after analysis of the detailed housing survey results. However, to address this lag, we published projected levels of fuel poverty for 2008 and 2009 in England in the most recent annual report on fuel poverty...
  • Energy and Climate Change: Fuel Poverty 8 Apr 2010

    The hon. Gentleman, who is my near neighbour in Staffordshire, is right that there were sustained price rises between 2004 and 2008 that have increased fuel poverty. That is a matter of concern to all hon. Members. We are adapting our policies to cope with that, not least, I hope, by obtaining the House's final approval tonight for the Energy Bill, which will allow us to introduce social...
  • Energy and Climate Change: Fuel Poverty 8 Apr 2010

    I am sure it is right that a diverse energy supply will help us to keep control of energy prices, and clean fossil fuels such as coal will assist in that. That is why we are world leaders with our levy for supporting four commercial demonstration models of carbon capture and storage.

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Profile

Former Labour MP for Stafford

Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — General election (stood again)

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Transport
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Education and Skills
  • Home Department
  • M6
  • Departmental Vehicles
  • Breastfeeding
  • Local Government Finance
  • Motorways

Other offices held in the past

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Energy and Climate Change (13 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Energy and Climate Change (10 Jun 2009 to 13 Oct 2009)
  • Member, West Midlands Regional Select Committee (4 Mar 2009 to 11 Nov 2009)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Rosie Winterton, Minister of State), Department for Work and Pensions (16 Oct 2008 to unknown)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Rosie Winterton, Minister of State), Department for Transport (28 Jun 2007 to 16 Oct 2008)
  • Member, Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee) (27 Apr 2007 to 3 Jun 2008)
  • Member, Draft Legal ServicesBill (Joint Committee) (3 Aug 2006 to 27 Apr 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon David Miliband, Secretary of State), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • PPS (Mr Elliot Morley, Minister of State), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (before 10 Nov 2005 to 8 May 2006)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (1 Nov 2005 to 8 Dec 2009)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (29 Jun 2005 to 8 Dec 2009)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 34 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 26 written questions in the last year — 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 90.37% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 18 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.
  • 42 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 514 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

10. Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Non-practising solicitor.

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