How Patrick McLoughlin voted since 2001
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Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
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Patrick McLoughlin hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
I welcome this debate, and may I take this opportunity to do something fairly unusual by welcoming the hon. Member for Wakefield (Mary Creagh) to her first Opposition day debate on transport even though she has been in her post for over 15 months? One could say it has been a long time in coming, but I hope this will not be like what sometimes happens with buses when we get two at once. I...
I cannot blame the hon. Lady because she was not here during those heady days of Labour party power, but if she wants to mount a defence for why her party did nothing in 13 years, I will give way to her.
The simple fact is that, if my memory is correct, it is legislation enacted in 2000 that allowed quality contracts to come in, yet none was introduced during that time. [Interruption.] I am saying no, but I will check the exact date. I should point out that it is this Government who are making the difference—even Labour in the north know it now—and I am proud of our record on...
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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 78.12% 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") 771 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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