How Patrick McLoughlin voted since 2001
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Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
Voted moderately for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
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Patrick McLoughlin hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
Transport: Work of the Department for Transport 2010-2015.
Witnesses: Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP, Secretary of State, Department for Transport and Philip Rutnam, Permanent Secretary, Department for Transport
A transformation in transport connectivity between the cities of the north is vital to realising their potential to become a “northern powerhouse” for the UK’s economy. On 27 October 2014, the government set out how it intended to work with Transport for the North, Network Rail and the Highways Agency to develop a new transport strategy for the north. A central plank of...
Traffic flows on some motorways have been smoothed and made more reliable by varying the speed limit at times of significant congestion. This has been assisted by grey spot-speed cameras since 1995. The latest cameras, Highways Agency Digital Enforcement Camera System 3, are also grey like their predecessors. These cameras are currently in use on Smart Motorways. This government has...
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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)
- Shadow Chief Whip (Commons) (10 Dec 2005 to 6 May 2010)
- Opposition Chief Whip, Whips (6 Dec 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
- Member, Selection Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 3 Aug 2006)
- Member, Committee of Selection (27 Sep 2005 to 8 Nov 2005)
- Member, Administration Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 3 Aug 2006)
- Member, Administration Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 14 Dec 2005)
- 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)
- Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons (22 Jan 2004 to 13 Jul 2005)
- Opposition Deputy Chief Whip (Commons) (10 Jul 1998 to 10 Dec 2005)
- Member, Finance and Services Committee (5 Jun 1998 to 17 Jul 2005)
- Member, Committee of Selection (7 May 1997 to 11 May 2001)
- Opposition Pairing Whip (Commons) (2 May 1997 to 10 Jul 1998)
- The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (23 Jul 1996 to 2 May 1997)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (7 Jul 1995 to 23 Jul 1996)
- Member, Procedure Committee (26 Jun 1995 to 23 Apr 1996)
- Member, National Heritage (31 Oct 1994 to 17 Oct 1995)
- Member, Broadcasting (1 Jul 1994 to 1 Jul 1995)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Trade and Industry) (27 May 1993 to 20 Jul 1994)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Employment) (14 Apr 1992 to 27 May 1993)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport (1 Jun 1989 to 1 Jun 1992)
- Member, Social Services (13 Jan 1987 to 15 May 1987)
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- Has spoken in 12 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 77.42% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 3 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") 807 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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