How Eleanor Laing voted since 2001
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Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
Voted moderately for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
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Eleanor Laing hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
Order. I thank the hon. Gentleman for his kind remarks. It is obvious that a great many people wish to speak in this final debate. We do not have unlimited time, as we have had in the past. I am reluctant to introduce a time limit and thought that we might try to rely on the good will of Members to their fellow Members. I ask that Members restrict their remarks to around seven minutes. If...
I am surprised at the hon. Gentleman’s point of order merely because, unlike me and some other Members of the House, he is computer literate. I am surprised that he prefers to have such a matter printed on expensive and tree-wasting paper, rather than in electronic form. However, if any Member asks the Vote Office for a paper copy of a matter published on the Government website, the...
I appreciate the point that the hon. Lady is making, but it is a point of debate, and I am quite sure that she will have an opportunity during the debate to make it.
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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)
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- Has spoken in 131 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 56.69% 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") 440 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
October 2013, member of the Advisory Board of GovNet Communications, 22 Long Acre, London WC2E 9LY. The work involves advising on GovNet’s publications and conferences. (Up to £5,000)
Payment of £2,500 received in September 2014. The payment relates to work of approximately three hours per month over a period of six months from May 2013 to September 2013.
(Registered 4 December 2014)
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