Quite often rebels against their party in this parliament
How Julian Lewis voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted strongly against equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
- Voted strongly against the hunting banDetails
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted strongly against restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted strongly for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted strongly for reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted moderately for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted moderately against allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted strongly against introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted moderately for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted very strongly for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted very strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted strongly against introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted moderately against a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted moderately for an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a smoking banDetails
- Voted strongly against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
Have the arrangements we have put in place for the safe withdrawal of troops and especially heavy equipment from Afghanistan by the end of this year in any way been affected by the tension that has arisen between us and Russia?
I am a little concerned that my right hon. Friend is bringing his arguments to a close, because he touched on one point that I was rather hoping he would develop. He said that the Committee visited Estonia. For people who, like me, were not part of the Committee’s study, it would be extremely helpful to know in concrete terms a little more about what it discovered on that visit about...
Does the Foreign Secretary accept that part of the problem is that Ukraine is a deeply divided society, in which both sides have, at one time or another, played winner-takes-all? He talks, rightly, about the importance of maintaining a unified Ukraine. Does he agree with the conclusion of Professor Anatol Lieven that “the only way to keep Ukraine together may be the introduction of a...
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Conservative MP for New Forest East
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Topics of interest
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Home Department
- Cabinet Office
- Departmental Files
- Simon Mann
- Aircraft Carriers
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister, Defence (20 May 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office, Leader of the House of Commons (17 Mar 2005 to 20 May 2005)
- Shadow Minister (the Cabinet Office), Home Affairs (9 Sep 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)
- Shadow Minister, International Affairs (10 May 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 85 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 60 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 66.23% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 41 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 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") 823 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)