How Andrew Robathan voted since 2001
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Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
Voted moderately against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
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Andrew Robathan hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
When a healthy majority of our fellow countrymen in Scotland voted to remain in our country, the United Kingdom, it seemed to me that they voted against the petty-minded, mean-spirited and spiteful nationalism that we see from the SNP, yet these proposals seem to be delivering deeper and greater separation between the component parts of the United Kingdom. When Tony Blair introduced his...
To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many (a) Ombudsmen and (b) other staff the Financial Ombudsman Service employs; and what the total staffing cost of this body is.
To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what guidance has been issued on the qualifications required to become an ombudsman in the Financial Ombudsman Service.
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Conservative MP for South Leicestershire
Entered House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election
Also represented Blaby
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Topics of interest
- International Development
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Trade and Industry
- Royal Navy
- Electoral Registration
Currently held offices
- Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee)
- Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee)
Other offices held in the past
- The Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office (7 Oct 2013 to 15 Jul 2014)
- The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence (6 Sep 2012 to 7 Oct 2013)
- Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (17 Jan 2011 to 8 Mar 2011)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence (17 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
- Member, Selection Committee (3 Aug 2006 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Administration Committee (3 Aug 2006 to 13 Jul 2007)
- Deputy Chief Whip, Whips (16 Dec 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Minister, Defence (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
- Shadow Minister, Shadow Secretary of State for Defence (9 May 2005 to 20 May 2005)
- Shadow Minister, Defence (17 Mar 2005 to 9 May 2005)
- Shadow Minister (Defence), International Affairs (9 Sep 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)
- Member, International Development Committee (to 9 Nov 2004)
- Commons Liaison With the Lords, Parliament (10 May 2004 to 9 Sep 2004)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 28 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 3 written questions in the last year — below 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 69.34% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 51 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 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") 803 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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