Occasionally rebels against their party in their last parliament
How Eric Martlew voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted a mixture of for and against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted strongly for a smoking banDetails
- Voted very strongly against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted very strongly for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted strongly for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted very strongly for the hunting banDetails
- Voted strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted strongly for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted against increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted moderately for introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
Why does the hon. Gentleman exclude the channel tunnel?
My hon. Friend was very bad.
I am glad that you are in the Chair, Mr. Illsley. Perhaps we will not have any instances of mistaken identity today, which is something that can happen. As I am sure you are aware, a number of hon. Members who wanted to attend this debate are not here because of confusion over timing. Apparently the usual channels collapsed, and the debate was on the Whip as being at 2.30. Those who wanted to...
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Former Labour MP for Carlisle
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Topics of interest
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Education and Skills
- North Cumbria Health Action Zone
- New Deal Schemes: Self-employed
- Badgers/Bovine Tuberculosis
- North West Regional Fisheries
- Ecology and Recreation Advisory Committee
Other offices held in the past
- Member, North West Regional Select Committee (4 Mar 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Finance & Services Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 27 Mar 2007)
- Member, Transport Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
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- Has spoken in 25 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 5 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 79.81% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 12 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 35 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 299 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)