Hardly ever rebels against their party in their last parliament
How Bob Laxton voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted a mixture of for and against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted moderately for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Has never voted on increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted moderately for the hunting banDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a smoking banDetails
- Voted very strongly against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted very strongly against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted very strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted very strongly for introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted moderately for introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted very strongly for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted moderately against a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted very strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
I would like to present to the House of Commons this petition of the Friends of Elvaston, residents of Derbyshire and others against the proposed planning application to lease Elvaston Castle country park in Derby to private developers, in support of a similar petition recently presented to me with 5,200 signatures. The petition states: The Petitioners therefore request that the House of...
I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Bedford (Patrick Hall) on securing this debate. I acknowledge-no, more than acknowledge-the comments made by my hon. Friend the Member for Crawley (Laura Moffatt) about awarding the contract to Bombardier, which is a UK-based company. It is clear from the debate that some hon. Members in the Chamber have far more knowledge about the ins and outs...
I agree entirely. That is why it is vital that a UK-based company should win the work. I am on record as being somewhat critical-that is perhaps an understatement-of some of the ordering processes at the Department for Transport. The most recent example involved the inter-city express contract being awarded to Agility Trains, a consortium that includes Hitachi of Japan. The contract was said...
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Former Labour MP for Derby North
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Topics of interest
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Home Department
- Hepatitis C
- Rolling Stock
- Support Vehicles
Other offices held in the past
- Member, East Midlands Regional Select Committee (4 Mar 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, European Scrutiny Committee (26 Apr 2007 to 11 May 2010)
- PPS (Rt Hon Alan Johnson, Secretary of State), Department for Work and Pensions (2 Nov 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- PPS (Rt Hon Alan Johnson, Minister of State), Department for Education and Skills (to 9 Sep 2004)
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- Has spoken in 4 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 6 written questions in the last year — below 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 76.09% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well below 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") 41 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)