How Austin Mitchell voted since 2001
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- Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition feesDetails
- Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
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Austin Mitchell occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people were murdered by people classified as severely mentally ill in each of the last 15 years.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what steps he is taking to replace the Class 170 units transferred to Chiltern Railways from the Transpennine Manchester to Cleethorpes service.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport to whom and by what mechanism is Rail North accountable.
More of Austin Mitchell's recent appearances
Labour MP for Great Grimsby
Entered House of Commons on 28 April 1977 — unknown
Also represented Grimsby
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Topics of interest
- Communities and Local Government
- Deputy Prime Minister
- Home Department
- Non-Domestic Rates: Ports
- Council Housing
- Social Housing
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Yorkshire and the Humber Regional Select Committee (30 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (6 Dec 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 4 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 33 written questions in the last year — 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 52.24% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 9 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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") 1051 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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