How Patrick McLoughlin voted since 2001
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Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Source
Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
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Patrick McLoughlin hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
Transport: Investing in the railway.
Witnesses: Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP, Secretary of State and Philip Rutnam, Permanent Secretary
Transport: NATS: failure in air traffic management systems.
Witnesses: Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP, Secretary of State, Department for Transport and Philip Rutnam, Permanent Secretary, Department for Transport
On 27 November 2014 I announced my intention to award the InterCity East Coast rail franchise to Inter City Railways Ltd, a joint venture of Stagecoach Transport Holdings Ltd and Virgin Holdings Ltd, following the completion of a standstill period. I am happy to confirm to the House that the standstill period has now ended and that we completed the contract after the markets closed last...
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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 13 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 77.61% 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") 794 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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