A selection of John Redwood's votes
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Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Details
Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
Voted very strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details
Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
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John Redwood occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament
If we have a Daesh terrorist plotting murders in the United Kingdom, we arrest them, prosecute them, and put them in prison. If that same terrorist goes to Iraq, we try to hunt them down and kill them and blow up the building they are living in. How does that help create a rule of law or democratic pressures in Iraq? Is not the most important thing to try to impose a rule of law and diplomacy...
I am pleased that the Government now have an answer to the question I posed before the Scottish referendum—the question of who speaks for England. I am very glad that they are tackling the problem that devolution has posed—that Scotland could vote for a lower rate of income tax in the Scottish Parliament and then send Scottish MPs to this Parliament to impose a higher rate of...
When will the Government respond to the five Presidents of the European Union institutions who have recently set out plans to accelerate progress towards controlling economies and tax systems and creating a euro Treasury? Do I take it that the Foreign Secretary and others would wish to rule out the United Kingdom joining this wild ride to political union?
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Conservative MP for Wokingham
Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Local Government and the Regions
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Departmental Manpower
- EU Law
- Departmental Regulation
- Departmental Disciplinary Proceedings
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Secretary of State for Deregulation (8 Sep 2004 to 5 May 2005)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Transport and the Regions (15 Jun 1999 to 2 Feb 2000)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Trade and Industry (11 Jun 1997 to 15 Jun 1999)
- Secretary of State for Wales (20 Jul 1993 to 4 Jul 1995)
- Minister (Department of Environment) (Local Government) (15 Apr 1992 to 26 May 1993)
- Minister of State (Department of Trade and Industry) (1 Jan 1990 to 1 Jan 1992)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Trade and Industry) (26 Jul 1989 to 2 Nov 1990)
Previous MPs in this constituency
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- Has spoken in 59 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 48 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- 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 100.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 26 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 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") 2015 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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