How Andrew Lansley voted since 2001
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Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
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Andrew Lansley hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
Thank you, Madam Deputy Speaker. I will try to be as brief as I can. I am very pleased to follow the right hon. Member for Belfast North (Mr Dodds). I think many of us on both sides of the House can agree that it was very important to all of us that the people of Scotland voted as they did to support the Union. That did not mean that there should be symmetry across the country and it...
We are committed to retaining the Barnett formula. There will be an extension of the ability to raise and spend one’s own resources, not full fiscal autonomy. That has to be an outcome determined by the Smith commission—to see to what extent this can happen—but it seems to me that it is right. As the right hon. Member for Belfast North made perfectly clear, the outcome in...
Yes, I am, because it is untenable to have a separate vote by English MPs on English income tax, if the consequence, should the vote go a certain way, were to undermine the UK Budget. English votes for English laws is, however, entirely tenable, and we now need to act. I agree fundamentally with the McKay commission where it states: “Decisions at the United Kingdom level having a...
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Conservative MP for South Cambridgeshire
Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Education and Skills
- NHS: Finance
- NHS Finance
- General Practitioners
Other offices held in the past
- The Leader of the House of Commons (6 Sep 2012 to 15 Jul 2014)
- Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (6 Sep 2012 to 15 Jul 2014)
- Member, Public Accounts Commission (6 Sep 2012 to 15 Jul 2014)
- The Secretary of State for Health (12 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Health, Health (6 Jul 2004 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Trade & Industry Committee (to 12 Oct 2004)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Health, Public Services, Health & Education (10 May 2004 to 6 Jul 2004)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 63 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 74.12% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 46 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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") 2031 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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