How Patrick McLoughlin voted since 2001
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Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
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Patrick McLoughlin hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
I am proud that rail in this country is doing extremely well. Privatisation has seen passenger numbers more than double to over 1.6 billion last year. Innovation in the private sector has led to more seats, faster journey times and brighter station environments, which is why there have been an extra 233 million journeys between 2011 and 2014, despite economic conditions.
I am always pleased to listen to the representations made by my hon. Friend to get more and better services for his constituency and the people who live in and around Gloucester. I understand the points he makes, but we have seen a massive increase in rail use. The great difference from when I was in the Department 25 years ago is that rail was seen then as yesterday’s industry....
As Secretary of State for Transport I have seen franchises being told to convert first class carriages to standard class carriages so that more people can travel. I think I am the first Secretary of State to do that. It was not done by any previous Labour Secretary of State, so I am very pleased about that. On Pacers, I entirely agree with the hon. Lady. We must look for better services for...
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Conservative MP for Derbyshire Dales
Entered House of Commons on 8 May 1986 — unknown
Also represented West Derbyshire
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Topics of interest
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Home Department
- Education and Skills
- Members: Correspondence
- Employment Tribunals
Currently held offices
- The Secretary of State for Transport
Other offices held in the past
- The Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury (12 May 2010 to 4 Sep 2012)
- Chief Whip, Whips (16 Dec 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Opposition Chief Whip, Whips (6 Dec 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
- Member, Selection Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 3 Aug 2006)
- Member, Administration Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 3 Aug 2006)
- Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Finance & Services Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Accommodation and works Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Deputy Chief Whip, Whips (10 May 2004 to 6 Dec 2005)
- Deputy Chief Whip, Parliament (10 May 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)
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- Has spoken in 11 debates in the last year — well below 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 very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 78.31% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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") 765 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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