How Gordon Marsden voted since 2001
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Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
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Gordon Marsden hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how each new grade on which new entrants to the Coastguard Service are employed compares with the mainstream, non-maritime Civil Service equivalents.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many coastguards have left the service since the Coastguard Reform programme began; and how many entrants to the Coastguard service there have been in that period.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the employment grades are of (a) coastguards who have left the service since the Coastguard Reform programme began and (b) new entrants to the Coastguard service in that same period at the time of their first employment.
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Labour MP for Blackpool South
Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Innovation and Skills
- Work and Pensions
- Education and Skills
- Regional Growth Fund
- Students: Loans
- Vocational Training
- Government Auctions
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Transport)
- Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (12 May 2010 to 7 Oct 2013)
- Member, Commons Science and Technology Committee (7 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Committee (18 Apr 2008 to 7 Oct 2009)
- Member, Innovation, Universities and Skills Committee (7 Nov 2007 to 18 Apr 2008)
- PPS (Mr Michael Wills, Minister of State), Ministry of Justice (28 Jun 2007 to 7 Feb 2008)
- Member, Education & Skills Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 7 Nov 2007)
- Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- PPS (Rt Hon Tessa Jowell, Secretary of State), Department for Culture, Media & Sport (to 11 Apr 2005)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 38 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 103 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 76.05% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 11 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 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") 264 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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