How Patrick McLoughlin voted since 2001
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Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs 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
In December 2013, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) announced that, due to a change in European reporting rules, Network Rail Ltd with all of its subsidiaries would be reclassified as a central Government body. 1That decision takes effect today, and Network Rail is now a public sector arm’s length body of the Department for Transport. The Government have approached their response...
At the beginning of March, following the extreme weather of winter 2013-14, I asked Richard Brown CBE, former chairman of Eurostar and now a non-executive director in my Department, to lead a review of the resilience of the transport network to extreme weather events. I am today publishing Mr Brown’s report. I welcome this report and am grateful to Richard Brown and his fellow experts,...
On 27 June 2014, my Department announced its intention to award the Essex Thameside franchise to NXET Trains Ltd (National Express), pending the successful completion of a standstill period. I am happy to confirm to the House that this standstill period has ended and we completed the contract after the markets closed on 15 July. This means that NXET Trains Ltd (under their brand name c2c)...
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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 78.29% 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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