How Eleanor Laing voted since 2001
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Voted moderately against more EU integration Source
Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
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Eleanor Laing hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
I appreciate the point the hon. Gentleman has made, and he has put it on the record. The only matter for the Chair is the right of the hon. Member for Romford to say whatever he likes in this Chamber. I am here to protect the hon. Member’s right to do so, and he has every right to say what he has said this afternoon. The other points the hon. Member for Poplar and Limehouse (Jim...
Order. The hon. Lady’s intervention should be short, especially as she has already made one. I am sure that the hon. Member for Ilford South (Mike Gapes) will not be repetitive in his answer.
The hon. Lady will appreciate that that is not a point of order. We will not take time in this debate discussing the hon. Gentleman’s athleticism or otherwise.
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Conservative MP for Epping Forest
Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Education and Skills
- Home Department
- Communities and Local Government
- Departmental Freedom of Information
- Departmental Databases
- Departmental Data Protection
- Electronic Voting
- Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse
Currently held offices
- First Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means
- Member, Parliamentary Privilege (Joint Committee)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (28 Jan 2013 to 6 Jan 2014)
- Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (12 Nov 2012 to 22 Nov 2013)
- Member, Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) (23 Jun 2011 to 26 Mar 2012)
- Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (26 Jul 2010 to 28 Mar 2011)
- Member, Political and Constitutional Reform Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 31 Oct 2013)
- Shadow Minister, Justice (6 Jul 2007 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Minister (Women and Equality), Communities and Local Government (20 Oct 2006 to 6 Jul 2007)
- Shadow Minister (Women and Equality), Trade & Industry (16 Dec 2005 to 20 Oct 2006)
- Shadow Minister (Women & Equality), Trade & Industry (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland, Scotland (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
- Shadow Minister (Women), Family (17 Mar 2005 to 20 May 2005)
- Shadow Minister for Women, Family (6 Jul 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)
- Member, Urban Affairs Sub-committee Committee (11 Jun 2004 to 25 Jan 2005)
- Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee (to 25 Jan 2005)
- Shadow Minister (Women), Economic Affairs (10 May 2004 to 6 Jul 2004)
Previous MPs in this constituency
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- Has spoken in 125 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below 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 59.91% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 11 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") 432 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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